Just the Facts
Location: Beverly, Massachusetts, Boston's North Shore, 25 miles north of the city
Campus size: 32 acres of fields (3 athletic fields) pine woods, pond, stream, and marshland
School: Co-educational day school, grades 6-12
Founded: 1972 by Philip and Josée Waring
Curriculum: Interdisciplinary Humanities course; four years' math and science requirement; comprehensive music and arts instruction; French immersion, cultural exchange programs and trips abroad; individually tailored course placements; multi-age advising groups; Endterm experiential projects and service opportunities.
Average class size: 10 to 16
Graduates 2012: 21
Colleges Attended by Waring Graduates: See list »
National Merit Scholars: As of June 2012, 29 Waring Graduates have been named National Merit Scholarship Finalists or Semifinalists, 59 have been named Commended Students.
Standardized Testing: English Literature and Composition, Calculus AB, and Calculus BC, Advanced Placement in French Language; SAT Science Test Preparation Elective.
Interscholastic sports: soccer, basketball, lacrosse, cross-country
Graduates (as of 2012): 502
Student enrollment: 164
Student/teacher ratio: 5.5/1
Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
Affiliations: National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE), and North Shore Sustainability Project