Wakefield School is an independent, college-preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through grade 12 engaging in a rigorous and inspiring liberal arts curriculum. Our ambitious vision for every student is to foster capable, ethical, articulate citizens who seek the challenge, make a difference, and live extraordinary lives, each in his or her own way.
We welcome families who want more from a school for their child's education.
Currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year!
Our students discover a love of learning along with genuine care for the world around them
Perseverance. Determination. Teamwork. Our athletes are always finding new ways to seek the challenge
Encouraging our students to discover and develop their talents and share them with the world
25% of families receive financial assistance
Curricula in all three divisions include hands-on and experiential learning
Theatrical productions, art shows, and concerts throughout the year
Makerspace and STEAM labs in Lower School
Interest-driven, student-led clubs in Upper School
Writing/effective communication taught as a distinct course in all three divisions
Class of 2018 received $2.8 million in scholarships and merit-based awards
Experiential trips focused on teamwork, responsibility, and leadership
World languages taught from JK-12th grade
85% of Upper School students choose to play a sport