A long range Climate Action Plan guides the school’s efforts to be carbon neutral by 2016.  Berkshire tracks its carbon emissions with the Clean Air-Cool Planet calculator (the calculator is the leading tool for assessing campus greenhouse gas emissions across the country).  Data goes back to Sept of 1999 and covers scope 1, 2 and a great variety of scope 3 emissions.

Success is assessed using Protostar, a metric adapted from the STARS metrics developed by the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).  Protostar is a broad-based, stakeholder-designed, tested framework.  It is transparent, self-reporting, and enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements.  Berkshire’s rating is updated on an annual basis.

As of Sept 2013, Berkshire earned gold status. 

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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