Belmont Day School

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Belmont Day School Photo #1 - Students gather in the Erskine Library at Belmont Day School.
  • At Belmont Day School, our students truly love learning.
  • We nurture this every day through hands-on, interdisciplinary work that grounds the academic experience in the real world.
  • Our faculty are experts at offering each individual the right level of challenge and support.
  • As a result, our students build a strong sense of themselves and embody our core values: excellence, responsibility, caring, honesty, respect, & joy.
  • Our eighth grade graduates go on to the high schools of their choosing, where they are embraced as confident self-advocates and leaders in their new school communities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1927

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
84%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 10 / Mar. 1 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions DirectorLiz Parfit
Admissions AssociateLauren McDermott

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryFencing,
Field HockeyFlag Football,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes

  • We are a Pre-K to Grade 8 independent school with 311 students who are inspiring, bold and remarkable learners and leaders. 
  • Our academic program stretches students intellectually and creatively.  Our structures allow individual and small group learning opportunities that allow us to provide the right level of challenge for each student.  
  • Singapore math program and problem based middle school math curricula focus on mastery.
  • The Barn, our state of the art center for STEAM programming, is a gem on our campus. Students in grades Pre-K through 8 experience deep engagement with cross-disciplinary innovation and design thinking curricula.  
  • All students benefit from classes in visual arts, performing arts, music, woodworking, world language (French in Pre-K to Grade 5, a choice of French, Spanish or Latin for Grades 6-8) library and technology.
  • Physical education classes in our Lower School prepare students for required competitive interscholastic play in our Middle School.
  • We use our 11-acre campus as a classroom and our trails, organic garden and bee hives provide outdoor learning experiences
  • Nationally recognized Health and Wellness program 
  • Six core values-  honesty, caring, joy, responsibility, respect and excellence- provide a grounding for character development and community 

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