Glen Urquhart School

Tel: (978)927-1064
Grades: K-8 | 219 students
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Today`s research confirms what we`ve known since Glen Urquhart School began.
People need to use both the right and left sides of their brains to tackle the challenges of our world.
Knowledge from different disciplines needs to be synthesized.
Creativity needs voice in mathematics and science as well as in visual and performing arts.
Only then are the best solutions found, and the greatest accomplishments made.
Glen Urquhart's interdisciplinary curriculum helps students understand that one discipline informs another.
Students see literature, science, mathematics, world language study, and social studies as interrelated.
They grasp that one cannot fully learn about any discipline in a vacuum, but must study the connections to other fields. The Glen Urquhart multi-focused approach, enhanced by a student: faculty ratio of 7 to 1, prepares young people to be the thinkers and doers who can make our world a better place. The school`s motto, Meane Weil.
Speak Weil.
Doe Weil, taken from the clan of Urquhart in Scotland, expresses the values promoted in the school every day.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 219 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Glen Urquhart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 17 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Glen Urquhart School is an independent, co-educational, day school for kindergarten through eighth grade, located in Beverly Farms, MA. Glen Urquhart School integrates a challenging academic curriculum with signature arts and community service programs. With two fully credentialed teachers in every lower school classroom, Glen Urquhart students thrive in an atmosphere of individualized support. In addition to the small student-teacher ratio of 7.3:1, the 230 students benefit from a nature trail, an outdoor classroom, and a greenhouse on the 23-acre campus. At Glen Urquhart, students learn to work collaboratively, communicate effectively, solve problems creatively, and act responsibly in their pursuit of academic excellence and good character.
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