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Notes for Prospective Students
Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a coeducational day school in
Cambridge, Massachusetts, was established in 1974 by the merger of
two independent schools, the Buckingham school and the Browne &
Nichols school, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883.
three separate campuses, we work as one school in the pursuit of
We celebrate the diversity of our community which
enriches our daily experience.
At BB&N we foster intellectual
curiosity, critical thinking and a deep concern and respect for
Our educational program, coordinated from beginners through
grade twelve, provides a rigorous core curriculum, taught in
flexible and innovative ways.
Students acquire the skills and
discipline necessary for academic accomplishment and learn to
reflect, take risks and to discover.
The curriculum is strengthened
by our commitment to a comprehensive program in the arts and
In all of our experiences, both those within the school
and those which use our urban location, we encourage self-reliance,
knowledge of oneself and a capacity for leadership.