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At a Glance

Our Mission Statement

Belmont Hill School educates boys in mind, body, and spirit to develop men of good character. Our community encourages and challenges students to discover and pursue passions, seek excellence, and face adversity with resilience. We cultivate critical thinking and creativity, teamwork and competition, hard work and reflection, tradition and innovation. Valuing our differences and working together, we embrace camaraderie, compassion, and service to others. Our school strives to instill in each boy ethical judgment, a sense of common humanity, and a lifelong love of learning.


350 Prospect Street

Belmont, MA 02478-2662


Campus: 17 buildings on 37 acres
Established: 1923

Ronald M. Druker '62 Head of School:

Gregory J. Schneider

B.A. Amherst College; Ed.M. Harvard Graduate School of Education


Enrollment: 453 students from over 80 communities with diverse economic, ethnic, and racial backgrounds
Total Faculty:

Male: 51 (63%)

Female: 19 (37%)

Faculty with advanced degrees:


Master's degrees: 44

Doctoral degrees: 6

Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Student Counseling: Each student has a faculty advisor.
They also have access to health services and academic support services.
Student Technology Ratio/Availability: 1:1; 100% of classrooms have wireless internet access
Languages Offered: Belmont Hill offers three modern languages: Chinese, French, and Spanish; and two classical languages: Latin and Greek.
Financial Aid: In 2020, Belmont Hill awarded $5.6 million in financial aid to 27% of our families with the average grant totaling $41,413.
Endowment: 2019-20: $127 million
College Acceptances: 100% of seniors continue on to a four-year college. View our College Counseling Page to see a comprehensive matriculation list.
Approval and Accreditation:

Association of Independent Schools in New England

International Boys' School Coalition

New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Massachusetts Department of Education

National Association of Independent Schools

Secondary School Admission Test Board

National Merit Scholarship Honors:


2 Finalists

3 Semifinalists

8 Commended students


Advanced Placement Tests: In May of 2019, students in grade 12 had completed 324 AP tests earning 319 scores of 3 or better (93%).






Belmont Hill At A Glance


We are pleased to share Belmont Hill School’s Strategic Plan, published in 2018. With the School’s Centennial only a few years away, the Board of Trustees established task forces to examine nine key areas of school life: academics, the arts, athletics, boarding, diversity, faculty and staff, facilities, financial sustainability, and school size and composition.
Through the effort of all the task forces over the past two years, the trustees and faculty have affirmed that Belmont Hill is a school in good health, with a clear mission, a devoted board, an engaged faculty, and students, alumni, and parents who share a belief in the mission.

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