The Morristown-Beard School

70 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960-0796
     Tel: (973)539-3032
Grades: 6 - 12 | 563 students
At Morristown-Beard we believe that the School community is responsible for discovering and developing the unique individual potential of each student.
Students, parents, trustees, administrators, teachers, staff and coaches, understand that school environment plays a profound role in cultivating intellectual, physical, aesthetic, moral and ethical excellence.
We believe that a Morristown-Beard School education prepares individuals to be enlightened, morally responsible citizens of the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1891

Student Body

Total Students 563 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The Morristown-Beard School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 58%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
Average SAT score 1807
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 3
Yearly Tuition Cost $34,775
Tuition Notes Middle School - $33,470 Upper School - $34,775
% on Financial Aid 16%
Average Financial Aid Grant $21,000
Acceptance Rate 59%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Robert Mitchell

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Allegro School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Peck School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bridge To Learning (1.3 miles away)
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  • MorristownThe Peck School
    247 South Street
    MorristownNJ 07960
    (973)539-8660
    1.2 mi | 336 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Convent StationBridge To Learning
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    Po Box 236
    Convent StationNJ 07961
    (973)539-1660
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.3 mi | 33 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Cedar KnollsAllegro School
    Special Education School
    125 Ridgedale Ave
    Cedar KnollsNJ 07927
    (973)267-8060
    Special Education School
    1.4 mi | 65 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • MorristownKiddie Academy Of Morristown
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    26 Headquarters Plaza
    MorristownNJ 07960
    (973)455-7450
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.5 mi | 98 students | Gr. K                      
  • MorristownCheder Lubavitch
      (Jewish)
    Po Box 1996
    MorristownNJ 07962
    (973)455-0168
      (Jewish)
    1.5 mi | 188 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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The average private school tuition in Morris County, NJ is $17,938 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Morris County, NJ is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).