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Admission

Berwick Admission Guide

Welcome to Berwick Academy

Welcome to Berwick Academy!
 
As you embark on your journey to learn more about Berwick Academy, we look forward to getting to know your family and what matters to you most as you consider a new educational opportunity. Our Mission and our Core Values are central to the Berwick experience, at the heart of which are our students and their families. Our Pre-K through Grade 12 students are immersed in student-centric, innovative experiences that balance tradition, challenge, and support, all within an environment where our mission of promoting virtue and usual knowledge is brought to life each day.  
 
We are now accepting rolling admission applications for the 2023-2024 school year, or if you’re ready to visit us, now is the time to connect! See classes in session, speak with our teachers and administrators, and start to feel connected with our community during this important process. Provide us with your contact information so we can share the next steps in your individualized admission process.
 
We can’t wait to meet you!
 
The Berwick Academy Admission Team
 
Jen Wing - Director of Enrollment Management
Haley Preston - Associate Director of Admission and Director of Financial Aid
Bob Callahan - Assistant Director of Admission 
Sonya Quinn - Admission Office Manager

We are now accepting rolling applications for 2023-2024

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  • LOWER SCHOOL APPLICATION

    An admission ‘checklist’ can be found within myBerwick. This will help track what needs to be submitted, in addition to the progress of the application. The checklist describes the following requirements:

    Pre-K & Kindergarten Applicants
    • Applicant Profile
    • Tour
    • Parent/Guardian Meeting
    • On-Campus Applicant Playdate (scheduled through the Admission Office)
    • Teacher Recommendation (if the child is in a childcare/school setting)
    Grade 1 - 4 Applicants
    • Applicant Profile
    • Tour
    • Parent/Guardian Meeting
    • Classroom Visit for Student (partial day)
    • Student Assessment 
    • Teacher Recommendation
    • Principal/Guidance Counselor Recommendation
    • Student Transcript
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL APPLICATION

    An admission ‘checklist’ can be found within myBerwick. This will help track what needs to be submitted, in addition to the progress of the application. The checklist describes the following requirements:

    Grade 5 & 6 Applicants
    • Applicant Profile
    • Tour
    • Parent/Guardian Meeting
    • Student Classroom Visit (partial day)
    • Primary Teacher Recommendation
    • Secondary Teacher Recommendation
    • Principal/Counselor Recommendation
    • Student Transcripts (2 years)
    • Online iReady Assessment (registration through Berwick Academy)
    Grade 7 & 8 Applicants
    • Applicant Profile
    • Tour
    • Parent/Guardian Meeting
    • Student Classroom Visit (partial day)
    • Math Teacher Recommendation
    • English Teacher Recommendation
    • Principal/Counselor Recommendation
    • Student Transcripts (2 years)
    • Online iReady Assessment (registration through Berwick Academy) or SSAT (Berwick's SSAT code is 1624)
  • UPPER SCHOOL APPLICATION

    An admission ‘checklist’ can be found within myBerwick. This will help track what needs to be submitted, in addition to the progress of the application. The checklist describes the following requirements:

    Grade 9 - 12 Applicants
    • Applicant Profile
    • Tour
    • Candidate Interview
    • Parent Meeting
    • Math Teacher Recommendation
    • English Teacher Recommendation
    • Principal/Guidance Counselor Recommendation
    • Student Transcripts (3 years)
    • Test Scores (Berwick's SSAT code is 1624):
      • Grade 9 (SSAT or iReady - iReady registration through Berwick Academy)
      • Grade 10 (SSAT or PSAT)
      • Grade 11 - PG (PSAT, SAT, or ACT)
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID (if needed)

    We encourage any family who feels that our full tuition is out of reach to complete a financial aid application. To learn more about financial aid at Berwick and our application process, please contact:

    Haley Preston | Director of Financial Aid
    hpreston@berwickacademy.org
  • NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

    Berwick Academy seeks to admit qualified students who will add to the diversity of our community. In the administration of our admissions and financial aid programs, each applicant receives equal consideration and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

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Admission Events

For a current listing of all our upcoming On and Off Campus Events visit our Admission Events page.


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THE SCHLEYER SCHOLARSHIP

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  • Are you a Schleyer Scholar?

    To ensure that more students are able to experience a Berwick education, we offer the Mary Z. Schleyer Scholarship in addition to the $4.6M awarded in Financial Aid. This need-based scholarship provides full tuition to two new students entering ninth grade each year. Applicants must showcase extraordinary academic achievement and distinctive talents in one or more of the following areas: arts, athletics, community service, or leadership. The grant will be renewed through graduation if the student maintains an outstanding academic, social, and extra-curricular record.
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Meet Our Admission Team

Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. 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.