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Affording Berwick

Berwick seeks students who embody its core values of excellence, balance, integrity, and stretching through engagement in pursuit of our mission: promoting virtue and useful knowledge for the rising generations. We strive to be an inclusive community that values diversity and celebrates individual differences.
Financial Aid at Berwick
Berwick Academy’s approach to financial aid addresses each family’s unique financial situation. At Berwick, we understand the significant investment families are willing to make to attend an independent school. Our approach to financial aid creates accessibility for families with a variety of income levels, and ensures that the application process is individualized. Families who feel that Berwick’s full tuition in any division is out of reach should apply and learn if they qualify for financial aid.

Did You Know?
  • 40% of our students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 are enrolled through financial aid.
  • Families qualifying for financial aid represent incomes ranging from $20,000 to $225,000+.
  • Income, assets, and family size are all considerations in each family’s analysis. 
  • We offer all families a variety of payment plans to support enrollment at Berwick Academy.
Berwick Academy’s financial aid budget of over $4.6 million reflects the School’s commitment to providing access to the best Pre-Kindergarten–Grade 12 school in the Seacoast.

Tuition & Affordability

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  • Upper School (Grades 9-12, PG)

    Tuition range for families receiving financial aid:

    Tuition: $48,560

    *Does not include Schleyer Scholarship recipients
  • Boarding

    Five Day: $59,560

    Seven Day: $65,860

Schleyer Scholarship

The Mary Z. Schleyer Scholarship is a fully-funded, four-year scholarship for two new students applying to the ninth grade who showcase extraordinary academic achievement and distinctive talents in one or more of the following areas: arts, athletics, community service, or leadership. Additionally, Schleyer Scholarship applicants must qualify for the Affordable Tuition Program to be eligible.

Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 550 students, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 and Post-Graduates. Berwick students are from Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and several countries. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.