About

Shore at a Glance

Location
Beverly, Massachusetts, on a 17-acre campus serving families from 40 different communities and two states

Students
410 boys and girls in grades Pre-K 1 through Grade 9

Faculty
  • 49 full faculty members, 39 (82%) with advanced degrees; 20 full-time assistants
  • Student/faculty ratio: 8:1
Class Sizes
  • Pre-K 1: 8 students, 1 homeroom, 2 teachers
  • Pre-K 2: 18 students, 1 homeroom, 3 teachers
  • Kindergarten: 34 students, 2 homerooms, 2 teachers per room
  • Grades 1 & 2: 40 students, 2 homerooms, 2 teachers per room
  • Grade 3 & 4: 42 students, 2 homerooms, 1.5 teachers per room
  • Grade 5: 48 students, 3 homerooms, 1 teacher per room
  • Grades 6-8: 50-55 students, 3-4 groups, full departmentalization
  • Grade 9: 20-25 students, 2-3 groups, full departmentalization
Facilities
  • All science classes in Pre-K through Grade 9 taught in science laboratories
  • All arts, music, drama, library, and physical education taught in specialized classrooms or facilities
Other Resources
  • Library Resource Center
  • 5 science laboratories
  • Lower and Upper School art studios
  • 375-seat Trustey Family Theatre
  • Innovation Lab
  • iPad carts for each grade level and special subjects for students in Pre-K through Grade 3, student-assigned Chromebooks for Grade 4, student-assigned MacBook Air program for Grades 5-9, and a digital studio iMac lab with Adobe Creative Suite editing tools for all students and faculty
  • Classrooms outfitted with integrated a/v systems, including SmartBoards, projectors, Apple TVs, document cameras, and interactive white boards
  • 10 Harkness discussion tables in Upper School English, history, and science classrooms
  • 6 playing fields
  • 3 nature learning environments, including raised-bed gardens, outdoor classroom, early-learner discovery area, and wetlands
  • 2 playgrounds
  • 2 gymnasiums
  • Project Adventure ropes course
  • Rock climbing wall