Belmont Day School

55 Day School Lane
Belmont, MA 02478-0247
Tel: (617)484-3078
Grades: PK-8 | 272 students
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Belmont Day School is an intimate school with an expansive vision.
The school provides deep and thoughtful academic preparation for elementary and middle school students within a secure, purposeful, and highly personal community.
It is a school where deep research leads to an independent project presented to the community, where students cultivate a garden to learn about sustainability, where an artist captains a varsity team, and where engineering problems are solved collaboratively in the woodshop.
Honesty, caring, joy, responsibility, respect, and excellence are the values that guide every decision and interaction.
Students leave Belmont Day School with a set of impressive skills, a strong sense of self, an appreciation of the wide and complicated world around them, an understanding of the possibilities and privileges of an effective community, an enthusiasm for learning, and a commitment to balance their own perspectives with those of others.
Belmont Day is a school where all voices speak big ideas, where children embrace compelling and uncommon challenges - and grow into independent learners.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1927

Student Body

Total Students 272 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
84%
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10
% on Financial Aid
17%
Acceptance Rate
35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Audra Peek
Admissions Associate Hema Ramachandran

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
FencingField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. African drumming, Mandarin Chinese, art, chess, creative writing, digital photography, science club, tap dancing, yoga art, chess, science club, tap dancing, yoga, African drumming,
Mandarin Chinese,
creative writing,
digital photography,
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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $15,133 for elementary schools and $33,078 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Middlesex County, MA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).