Become Master Questioners

As early as fifth grade, students become master questioners. Through discussion and experience-based learning, as well as collaborative, interdisciplinary group projects, you will become adept at the act of searching for answers, even though your findings will often lead you to bigger questions. In preparation for Upper School, some classes in Middle School are conducted around a Harkness table as well.

Embark on Hands-On Learning

A strong emphasis is placed on character development and the core values of respect, responsibility, compassion, and integrity.
Every year of Middle School is framed by a scholastic theme. Within that theme, you’ll embark on hands-on learning. In studying the ancient world, you might create an original puppet opera or conjure your own myth. In examining diversity, you may take a trip to the Tenement Museum or Ellis Island. In exploring the implications of liberty and the American identity, you may travel to Philadelphia for a history tour or visit several places in Boston that tell the story of the American Revolution.

In addition to academics, Middle School focuses on learning to be a good person. Classes are small, so teachers and advisors can make meaningful connections with you.

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