Welcome to The Academy

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The Academy at Charlemont is a small independent school serving middle school and high school students from across Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont. Situated within a short bus trip from nearby Northampton and Amherst, The Academy proudly stands as one of the region’s best private schools.  In addition to excellent academics in a college prep setting that emphasize depth of learning, critical thinking, and an interdisciplinary approach, The Academy offers:

  • Daily round trip bus transportation from Amherst, Northampton, Greenfield and the hilltowns
  • A great faculty-to-student ratio
  • Exceptional music, drama, and visual arts programming
  • Athletics that encourage all students to be active team players, and non competitive options including nearby skiing and whitewater kayaking
  • A school-wide commitment to social justice and community service
  • A joyful, warm, and safe community where every student is known
  • LGBTQ+ welcoming
  • Financial aid available

To learn more, please submit our contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. To reach us directly, call Martha Tirk at 413-339-4912 or email admissions@charlemont.org. Thanks for your interest!