About Bement: Bement Demographics

Bement day students come to school from 42 towns in Massachusetts and Vermont. Our boarding population of 40 students comes from 10 countries outside the US and 7 US states. The Bement School admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, ancestry, religious affiliation, national, and ethnic origin. The school does not discriminate in the administration of its educational, admission financial aid policies, athletic, or other school administered programs.

 

2013-2014 Total Enrollment - 218

Lower School (grades K–5) - 103

Upper School (grades 6–9) - 115

Boys - 110

Girls - 108

Day - 178

Boarding – 40

 

$730,000 in financial aid provided to 35% of the school population

 

Our day students come from 42 towns around Massachusetts and Vermont. Boarding and day students come from:

Bahamas

Brazil

China

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

France

Hong Kong

Japan

Korea

Malaysia

Massachusetts

New Jersey

New York

Taiwan

Vermont

Zimbabwe

 

Our faculty and staff average 12 years of employment at Bement. Out of 58 employees, 24 have 10 or more years of service and 11 have 20 years or more; 28 hold advanced degrees; 28 are full time teaching faculty; 23 are parents of a student or alum; and 3 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 US to California and Oregon, and abroad in Europe, China, and Argentina.

Faculty members are writers, carpenters, artists, coaches, yoga instructors, 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 competitive relay across New Hampshire; being profiled in the Boston Globe; at an art opening; playing with the local symphony orchestra; releasing a CD at a coffee house; swinging a hammer building a house for Habitat for Humanity.

 

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