The Bement School, founded in 1925 and located in historic Deerfield, MA, is a co-educational junior boarding and day school serving 220 students in grades kindergarten through grade 9. Boarding is offered for grades 3-9. Bement’s secondary school preparatory curriculum motivates and challenges students with rigorous learning. Bement students flourish in a renowned fine arts program and competitive athletic offerings. Bement actively seeks an academically diverse, international, and multicultural student body. Students and adults at Bement work together to create a climate of acceptance, kindness, and challenge in which the academic, creative, physical, and emotional growth of each child is nurtured and realized. Students are well prepared at Bement and go on to attend Deerfield, NMH, Williston, Andover, Milton, Suffield, Choate, Hotchkiss, Taft, Berkshire, Loomis Chaffee, Ethel Walkers, Lawrenceville, Peddie, and Blair among others. Signature programs include mini-term, Pine Hill Outdoor Education Center, daily fine arts and athletics for every student all year.
Mini-term provides students an opportunity for a deep dive into a single topic for three weeks each winter. Pine Hill Outdoor Education Center, located on 12 acres, provide a backdrop for science, art, and English classes as well as a space for outdoor exploration.