• Berwick

Head of School Search

Head of School Gregory Schneider announced in July 2017 that the 2017-18 school year will be his last at Berwick Academy. For the past decade, Greg has led the School through a period of remarkable growth, and his unfailing commitment to excellence has helped Berwick Academy gain national recognition. His departure represents an opportunity to build upon Greg's work, and Berwick looks forward to conducting a comprehensive search to identify our next Head of School.

Updates:
  • Click here for an update from Paula Reid, Vice President of the Board of Trustees – October 6, 2017
  • Click here for an update from Paula Reid, Vice President of the Board of Trustees – September 26, 2017
  • Click here for the Leadership Profile of the Head of School search, compiled by Educators' Collaborative – September 26, 2017
  • Click here for the Vice President of the Board's announcement of the search committee – September 8, 2017
  • Click here for the Educators' Collaborative visit schedule, including parent, alumni, faculty, and staff forums
  • Click here to provide input via an online survey 
  • Click here to read about the selected search firm, Educators' Collaborative, led by former Heads of Schools Deirdre A. Ling and John M. Mackenzie
  • Click here to read the Vice President of the Board's letter to the Berwick community regarding the search committee – August 17, 2017
  • Click here to read the President of the Board's letter to the Berwick community – July 28, 2017
  • Click here to read Head of School Greg Schneider's letter to the Berwick community – July 28, 2017

Please refer back to this page for updates regarding the Head of School search process.

Berwick at a Glance

Established: 1791
Campus: 72 acres
Total Enrollment: 591
Grades Pre-K-4: 106
Grades 5-8: 170
Grades 9-12: 315
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Average Class Size: 14
Communities Represented: Students come from three states and over 60 towns
Financial Aid: Approximately 40% of students receive need-based financial aid
 

Serving Maine, The Seacoast of New Hampshire, and the North Shore of Massachusetts

Berwick Academy is Maine's oldest, independent Pre-K through Post Graduate private school. Our community is dynamic, offering challenging academics, competitive athletics, and creative arts programs. Members of the community operate within a context of caring and respect as we pursue our quest for "useful knowledge" as "one school with three divisions." Students and faculty are encouraged to expand their horizons by balancing academics with athletic, dramatic, and musical options.