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Overview

Berkshire School is a co-ed college preparatory boarding school offering a rigorous academic course of study. Pioneering programs—such as Advanced Math/Science Research, Sustainability and Resource Management and Chinese language—coexist with advanced sections and AP offerings in all disciplines. With a range of artistic and athletic offerings, a state-the-art academic building, a brand new 117,000-square-foot athletic facility, and national recognition for its efforts in environmental conservation, it is an extraordinary setting in which students are encouraged to learn, in the words of the school motto, “not just for school, but for life.”
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Berkshire School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A Boarding
A+ Matriculation
B+ Academics
A Extracurricular activities
B+ Community
A+ Reviews
A Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $69,900
Day S. Tuition: $48,000
# of Students: 400
Boarding Rate: 90%
Teacher:Student: 1:4%
International Student: 17%
AP Courses: 17
Endowment: $366,000/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 62%
SAT: 1270/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
LAC #1 Williams College 2
#6 University of Chicago 2
#9 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 2
#13 Dartmouth College 2
#14 Brown University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#23 University of Michigan 1
#27 University of Southern California 2
#28 New York University 3
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#36 Boston College 3
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#42 Boston University 2
#42 Tulane University 3
#42 University of Wisconsin-Madison 2
LAC #9 Middlebury College 1
#48 University of Georgia 1
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Northeastern University 3
#49 Purdue University 1
#49 Villanova University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#59 University of Maryland: College Park 1
#63 George Washington University 1
LAC #13 Grinnell College 1
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 2
#68 Southern Methodist University 4
#68 St. Lawrence University 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#75 Loyola Marymount University 1
#83 Elon University 2
#83 Texas Christian University 1
#85 Lake Forest College 1
LAC #17 Barnard College 1
LAC #17 Colby College 3
LAC #17 Colgate University 2
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 1
#93 University of Delaware 1
#93 University of Denver 1
#93 University of San Diego 1
Auburn University 1
#99 University of Oregon 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 4
LAC #22 University of Richmond 3
LAC #22 Vassar College 1
#111 Drew University 1
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#117 University of Vermont 1
#122 Chapman University 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
LAC #26 Colorado College 1
#136 SUNY College at Purchase 1
#148 San Diego State University 2
LAC #30 Kenyon College 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 4
LAC #38 Lafayette College 1
LAC #38 Skidmore College 1
#194 Chatham University 1
LAC #45 Union College 2
LAC #46 Trinity College 2
LAC #61 Gettysburg College 1
American University of Paris 1
Assumption College 1
Berklee College of Music 1
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 1
Emerson College 1
Emmanuel College-Boston-MA 1
Endicott College 1
Ithaca College 1
Pratt Institute 1
Siena College 1
University of St. Andrews 1
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AP Courses

(Total 17)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Statistics
United States History
Comparative Government and Politics
Computer Science A
United States Government and Politics
Physics C: Mechanics
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Sports

(Total 16)
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Skiing
Soccer
Squash
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 37)
1907 Society
Beatles Club
Berkshire Aviators
Business and Entrepreneurship Club
Chess Club
Creative Arts Club
Dog Walking Club
Environmental Action Club
French Club
Games Club
1907 Society
Beatles Club
Berkshire Aviators
Business and Entrepreneurship Club
Chess Club
Creative Arts Club
Dog Walking Club
Environmental Action Club
French Club
Games Club
GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance)
Gender Equity Club
Giordano Book Club
Giordano Philosophy Club
Harry Styles Club
Investment Club
Islamic Culture Club
Japanese Club
Jewish Club
Karaoke Club
Kindness Club
Kitchen Club
The LD (Learning Differences) Alliance Club
Model UNMath Club
Neuroscience and Mental Awareness Club
Operation Smile
Outing Club
Ping Pong Club
Poetry Club
Robotics Club
Sailing Club
Self Love Club
Slam Poetry Club
Stock and Crypto Club
True Crime Club
WBSL - Berkshire School’s Radio Station
Young Republicans Club
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Arts

(Total 14)
Chamber Choir
Chorus
Improvisation
Jazz
Music Theory
Vocal
2D Design
3D Design
Ceramics
Digital Art
Chamber Choir
Chorus
Improvisation
Jazz
Music Theory
Vocal
2D Design
3D Design
Ceramics
Digital Art
Digital Music
Photography
Sculpture
Studio Art
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1907
Campus Size: 500 acres
Boarding Rate: 90%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
School Code:
TOEFL: 3252
SSAT: 1612
ISEE: 221900

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Brief Reviews

(Total 46)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 2)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

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Frequently Ask Questions about Berkshire School

Tell me a bit about Berkshire School.
Berkshire School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1907 , and currently has about 400 students, 17.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.berkshireschool.org.
Does Berkshire School have rigorous academic requirements?
Berkshire School is offering 17 AP courses.

Berkshire School also have 62% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Berkshire School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 22.86% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 11.43% go to top 25, and about 3.81% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Berkshire School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Berkshire School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Berkshire School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Berkshire School in 2024 is $71,190 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@berkshireschool.org .
Where is Berkshire School located?
Berkshire School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA.
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Berkshire School?
The overall rating for Berkshire School is A.

The section ratings of Berkshire School are:
A+ for Matriculation
B+ for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
A+ for Students and Parents reviews
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