About Bement: Bement Demographics

 

Bement students come to school from all across Massachusetts, parts of the U.S. and 10 different countries. The Bement School admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, religious affiliation, national, and ethnic origin. The school does not discriminate in the administration of its educational, admission, or financial aid policies, athletics, or other school administered programs.
 

2016-2017 Total Enrollment:  206

Lower School (grades K-5):  91

Upper School (grades 6-9):  115

Boys:  106

Girls:  100

Day:  165

Boarding: 41


$852,034 in financial aid, provided to 36% of the school population


Our day students come from 34 towns across Massachusetts, as well as from New Hampshire and Vermont.  Boarding and day students come from:


Brazil

Canada

Chile

China

Connecticut

England

Florida

Hong Kong

Japan

Kansas

Korea

Maine

Massachusetts

Mexico

New Hampshire

New York

Vermont

Zimbabwe
 

Our faculty and staff average 11 years of employment at Bement. 

Out of 71 employees, 19 have 10 or more years of service and 10 have 20 years or more; 35 hold advanced degrees; 37 are full time teaching faculty; 22 are parents of a student or alum; and 6 are alumni.

Over 35% of our faculty have served as dorm parents, so they know first-hand what life as a boarder can be like.

Faculty have attended schools from Florida to Maine across the U.S. to California and Oregon, and abroad in Europe, China, and Argentina.

Faculty members are writers, carpenters, artists, coaches, yoga instructors, pickleball players, cooks, runners, and musicians. Outside of school you might encounter a staff-member coaching a high school football game; as the featured reader at an open-mic; running in a half-marathon in Canada; being profiled in the Boston Globe; at an art gallery opening; playing with the local symphony orchestra; releasing a CD at a coffee house; or swinging a hammer building a house for Habitat for Humanity.

 

 

 

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