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Love What You Learn

From our youngest Bulldogs in PreK to our seniors prepping for the rigor of college courses, our teachers offer a hands-on approach to education that allows students to learn by doing. In the process, we empower students to speak up and make meaningful choices as they develop a lifelong love of learning. 

Lower School

The early years are a critical time for developing a strong foundation for curiosity, imagination, and love of learning in our young students.

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Middle School

Middle Schoolers build essential skills, such as teamwork, critical thinking, and presentation skills, while developing an understanding of their independence a mutual respect for others.

Middle School Academics

Upper School

Our rigorous liberal arts curriculum—combined with countless co-curricular and real-world opportunities—provides the foundation for students to succeed in college and beyond.

Upper School Academics

Academic Support

Each of our three schools—Lower, Middle, and Upper—offers proactive academic support programs to maximize the academic and social potential of each student. 

Lower School Academics

Love What You

  • Learn

  • Play

  • Build

  • Create

  • Become

  • Do

Founded in 1900

Academics at a Glance


Students in Three Divisions


International Students in
Upper School


Average Student/Teacher


Students Average Class Size


of Faculty Hold
Advanced Degrees


College Acceptance Rate



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College Counseling

Finding the right college is a collaborative process. We're here to help guide students and families through every step of the way.

Upper School