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;
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  • 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 Nora Bates Zale at 413-339-4912 or email admissions@charlemont.org. Thanks for your interest!

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