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:
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.