Admissions

The Hartsbrook School is accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year.

What will your child experience at The Hartsbrook School?
A learning environment with deep academic inquiry, plenty of time in nature, music and art in everyday learning, active land stewardship, and a culture of compassion and service. Our students learn to advocate, engage, and find true purpose, meaning and great joy in whatever they do.

To start the process with us,
give us a call
413-586-1908 ex 116,   or email: admissions@hartsbrook.org

We look forward to getting to know your family

We invite you to tell us about your family here, call us to book a time to speak directly or schedule a campus tour.  We invite you to explore our website to learn more about what The Hartsbrook School school offers your child. We look forward to speaking with you!

Leslie Evans, Enrollment Director
413-586-1908 ext.116
admissions@hartsbrook.org

Application Checklist

  • Come visit the school. Please contact the enrollment office for more information about visiting opportunities. admissions@hartsbrook.org or 413-586-1908 x116
  • Submit your application with a $60 non-refundable application fee to The Hartsbrook School, Enrollment Office, 193 Bay Road, Hadley, MA 01035.
  • Request to have copies of your child’s transcript forwarded from the previous school (form attached below). Please also include IEP/504 plans and the results of any testing.
  • If needed, submit an online application for placement on the sliding. Find the link at http://www.hartsbrook.org/admissions/

Once your child’s application, application fee, school transcript and any other supporting materials have been received, the enrollment director will contact you for the following:

  • A parent interview with a member of the faculty
  • A school visit for the student.
    • Prospective early childhood families will meet with teachers in a small group to play and get to know each other.
    • Applicants for first grade will have a developmental assessment with the first grade teacher and teachers from the Early Childhood faculty.
    • Grade school and high school applicants will visit for a school day.

When the interview and the school visit are complete, an admissions decision will be made. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. If a class is fully enrolled, qualified applicants will be accepted onto a waiting list for that class.

The Hartsbrook School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity

Tuition and Affording Hartsbrook

We try our best to maintain a tuition rate that is reasonable and responsible. We offer a Sliding Scale Tuition Model intended to support accessibility and sustainability while driving innovative and rich programming.

The Hartsbrook School is a not for profit 501(c)3 independent day school that offers a unique education for preschool and Grades K -12. The Hartsbrook School is fully accredited by the New England Association of School and Colleges (NEASC). The Association of Independent Schools of New England (IESNE), and by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).