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DISCOVER BERKSHIRE

By design, every student makes an impact at Berkshire—from the foundation of being known well, our students build confidence, which enables them to strive, take risks, and reimagine their potential in all areas of their development.

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LIFELONG LEARNING

Academics at Berkshire are distinguished by a forward-thinking approach through a curriculum designed to be relevant and dynamic, preparing students for an ever-changing global world.

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Berkshire's Theater Department presents Hairspray The Musical

EXPLORE YOUR CREATIVITY

With a broad selection of visual and performing arts courses, including Studio Art, Ceramics, Sculpture and 3D Design, Photography, Digital Art, music, dance, and theater, students can explore new mediums or cultivate an existing talent.

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FEEL EMPOWERED

Whether students are competing at the highest level or exploring something new, they spend invaluable time with teammates to experience camaraderie, build new friendships, and create lifelong memories.

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Berkshire students explore Utah during Pro Vita 2017.

EXPAND YOUR EXPERIENCE

Our 10 signature programs, which include Advanced Math/Science Research, Advanced Humanities Research, and Pro Vita, are designed to provide real-world experiences and help distinguish our students in an increasingly competitive college process.

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College Counseling at Berkshire School

BERKSHIRE AND BEYOND

Our college counselors work closely with students to place them in a position of strength to choose the college or university that is the best fit for them.

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CORE VALUES

Berkshire instills the following values in all members of our community:

CURIOSITY

To question, to explore, to discover, to learn about oneself and others, and to embrace new experiences, not just for school but for life.

Inclusion

To understand and learn from differences, to welcome open exchange of ideas, and to create safe and affirming communities that value every person.

Core Values Inclusion

Integrity

To be honest and accountable to oneself and to others, to trust and be trusted, to be disciplined and responsible, in all academic pursuits and in all relationships.

Core Values Integrity

Perseverance

To be steadfast in the face of challenge or obstacle, to rise above the mistakes and failures, and to see things through to completion.

Core Values Resilience

RESILIENCE

To set a new direction in response to changing circumstances, to manage and adapt to adversity, and to bounce back and regain one's footing with confidence and purpose.
Core Values Perseverance

respect

To respect oneself and others, one's place and surroundings, to consider intent and impact, and to act in ways that demonstrate empathy and understanding.
Core Values Respect
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Our Stories

The success of those in the Berkshire community extends beyond the classroom. These are our stories.

CHRISTOPHER KOSTOW '95

 

"I started having a sense of place... which I hadn't really done before in a food setting."

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DANIEL TIAN '19

 

"I created a product that would help people like my grandfather regain certain aspects of their memory."

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CORI CHAMBERS

 

"I asked them to bottle that feeling, emotion, and energy to use it as motivation for next year. "

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At-A-Glance

400 Students

  • 33 STATES
  • 32 COUNTRIES

88

FACULTY

11

AVG. CLASS
SIZE

4:1

STUDENT/FACULTY
RATIO

91%

BOARDING

17%

INTERNATIONAL
STUDENTS

10

SIGNATURE
PROGRAMS

139

COURSES

17

AP COURSES

4

LANGUAGES
OFFERED

100+

COLLEGE REPS
VISIT/YEAR

400

ACRE CAMPUS

30%

AWARDED
FINANCIAL AID

$134M

ENDOWMENT

$5.1M

FINANCIAL AID
AVAILABLE

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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.