We believe every child is unique 
and born with great potential.
Our mission is to equip children to lead a life of becoming 
– growing, thriving and flourishing – 
through the development of intellect and character.

“We lift the academic ceiling. Children can go as far as they can at whatever pace they can...”

Dr. Neider
Director of Early Childhood

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News and Events

List of 3 news stories.

  • Great Composers Competition Winners

    Congratulations to the members of the Birchwood Bach Quartet – Joseph D., Ehren, Hope, and John – on their third prize win in the 3rd edition of the global competition for young performers of The Music of Germany & Austria. 
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  • Western Reserve Science Day Success

    On March 17th a group of Birchwood School of Hawken students participated in the Western Reserve District 5 Science Day. This is one of 16 district fairs held each spring by the Ohio Junior Academy on Science. The five students who received a superior rating will be heading to the State Science Day in Columbus on May 12th: Joshua S., Praveen, John, Van, and Rohan. 
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  • Accolades at Science and Engineering Fair

    Birchwood School of Hawken was represented by a group of seventh and eighth grade students at the Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair (NEOSEF) which was held on March 12-15 at Cleveland State University. Approximately 600 students from over 80 schools discussed their science projects with over 260 judges and competed for more than $20,000 in prizes. 
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Birchwood School of Hawken is a member of the Ohio Association of Independent Schools (OAIS), the Cleveland Council of Independent Schools (CCIS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). Birchwood School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States.