About Bement: Bement Demographics

Bement students come to school from all across Massachusetts, parts of the US and 11 different countries. 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.

 

2014-2015 Total Enrollment - 217

Lower School (grades K–5) - 97

Upper School (grades 6–9) - 120

Boys - 108

Girls - 109

Day - 176

Boarding – 41

 

$740,250 in financial aid provided to 31% of the school population

 

Our day students come from 41 towns around Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Boarding and day students come from:

 

Brazil

China

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Ghana

Hong Kong

Jamaica

Japan

Korea

Malaysia

Massachusetts

Mexico

New Hampshire

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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