Financial Aid

Berkshire School’s substantial financial aid budget helps to support roughly 30% of our student body. Financial aid awards are based on a family’s demonstrated need. Like most private schools, Berkshire employs School and Student Services (SSS) to help us make fair, objective financial aid decisions. This third-party assessment provides an estimate of the amount that each family can contribute towards a private Berkshire education. Subsequently, we look closely at each individual case, taking into account extenuating factors.

Applications and all supporting documents are due by January 15, 2016.

Please note that we only accept financial aid applications online. Please do not mail hard copies to Berkshire because we will only read the documents available electronically.

To begin a financial aid application for the 2016-2017 academic year, please follow these instructions:

Go to
*Applications for the 16-17 academic year will be accepted beginning November 1, 2015.

Click on the prompt to begin your Parent’s Financial Statement (PFS). You only need to complete one PFS even if you have more than one child applying.

You will be given a username and password that will allow you to return to your PFS at a later time in case updates are necessary.

You will be given instructions about submitting supporting documents. Berkshire School requires the following documents:
a.   A complete copy of your latest Federal Income Tax Return along with all supporting schedules.
b.   A complete copy of your latest return as soon as it is complete.
c.   A copy of all W2s.

Additional documentation and information may be requested as we evaluate your file.

In the case of separated or divorced parents, Berkshire requires a completed PFS from both natural parents and any step-parents. In such instances, an application with only one PFS will be considered incomplete. Please feel free to contact the financial aid office directly to discuss your individual family situation.

Financial aid decisions will be mailed along with admission decisions on March 10.

Thank you again for your interest in Berkshire School. For more information or questions, please contact Dana Anselmi at 413-229-1398 or


Berkshire School

245 North Undermountain Road
 |  Sheffield, MA 01257
 |  T: 413 229 8511

Berkshire School is a co-ed, New England college preparatory boarding and day school offering a rigorous academic course of study in the northeast United States. Our campus, located in Massachusetts, has state-of-the-art academic, artistic and athletic facilities on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.

Berkshire School received 5 out of 5 stars from over 3 Google reviews.
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