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CCS reports record number of new students

Christchurch School opened the doors on its 101st school year this fall at capacity, and with a record number of new students. Classes began at the Middlesex County private school on Aug. 20 with all-school orientation.

Jennifer Horner, communications associate from CCS, said she unable to say exactly how many new students the school has this year. “I can’t answer that at the moment,” she said, but added that “demand is high, so we are actually ordering new beds and reconfiguring some spaces.”

“It is rewarding to see so much demand for our program,” said Jeb Byers, Christchurch’s longest-serving Head of School. For Byers, it is the start of his 21st year as Head and 32nd year at the school, where he started as a Latin instructor. Byers will retire at the conclusion of the 2021-2022 school year.

“Our faculty meet students where they are and take them beyond their expectations,” Byers added. “With students from 21 countries and 16 states, we are lucky to offer a global experien...

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