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Current Parent Programs and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Jim Hamilton
Head of School at Berwick Academy

Boston native and graduate of The Roxbury Latin School, Jim credits his independent school experience with transforming his life. He has dedicated his professional career to creating opportunities for students and the advancement of independent schools.

After graduating from Amherst College, Jim began his career at Brooks School as an admissions officer, dorm parent, and coach. He then served as the Director of Admission and Financial Aid at St. George’s School in Newport, RI for nine years before returning to Brooks as the Associate Head for External Affairs, a position he held for six years before being named Head of School at Berwick Academy in 2018…

Boston native and graduate of The Roxbury Latin School, Jim credits his independent school experience with transforming his life. He has dedicated his professional career to creating opportunities for students and the advancement of independent schools.

After graduating from Amherst College, Jim began his career at Brooks School as an admissions officer, dorm parent, and coach. He then served as the Director of Admission and Financial Aid at St. George’s School in Newport, RI for nine years before returning to Brooks as the Associate Head for External Affairs, a position he held for six years before being named Head of School at Berwick Academy in 2018.

Jim received a MALS degree from Wesleyan University. He currently serves on the board of trustees at Roxbury Latin, The Enrollment Management Association, and The Music Hall (Portsmouth, NH). He formerly served as a board member of Shore Country Day School. Jim and his wife, Lucy, also a career educator, have three children.

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