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Why Berwick?

"Why Berwick Academy?" We love when prospective families ask us this question because it highlights their desire to find a school that will be the best fit for their child and their family. Here are four reasons why we believe in Berwick Academy as a school and community.

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  • Our Mission & Core Values

    The work we do at Berwick Academy is driven by our mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, and is guided by the core values we share: Excellence, Integrity, Stretching through Engagement, and Balance. At Berwick, our Mission and Core Values are not merely words, but rather the rudder which steers the decisions we make and the cultural DNA that defines who we are as a community.
  • Our Faculty

    Great schools have amazing faculty members. At Berwick Academy, our teachers are educators who instill a passion for learning, inspire personal excellence in their students, and create an environment which is challenging yet nurturing. Our teachers set us apart because they are able to give their students personalized attention, allowing them to get to know their students incredibly well. 
  • Our Authentic Pre-K through Grade 12 Community

    Our Pre-K through Grade 12 School is an authentic place that connects families from 85 communities in three states and several countries. Cross-divisional connections and relationships are formed between students, faculty, and parents from all grade levels and the school-wide energy can be felt as you step foot onto our campus.
  • Our Programs

    Our program balances tradition with innovation and prepares students to meet the rigors of college and enter the world with a stronger sense of purpose and integrity. At all grade levels, we are committed to a student-centered approach, giving our students ownership of their learning with the guidance of their teachers. This ownership fosters a love of learning, deeper engagement, and the ability to discover and explore passions.

Brit '20

I love the tight-knit community here. Teachers genuinely care about their students. Berwick is just a wonderful place to go to school everyday. 

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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.