Curricular Vision
Belmont Hill School strives to give its students a rigorous program of study that provides a firm grounding in skills, values, and vital content while also including curricular and pedagogical innovation that will make its students well prepared to thrive in the complex, fast-changing world in which they live today and will work tomorrow.

The curriculum provides our students with a modernized liberal arts education rooted in traditional and innovative coursework. It includes required classes in the humanities, arts, sciences, and mathematics along with a rich elective program across the disciplines.

Transcending particular courses or disciplines, the curriculum is designed to foster intellectual curiosity, growth, and a love of learning. It aims to develop distinctive qualities of mind and to pass on essential skills, values, and knowledge to our boys.


• Analyzing and Synthesizing Information
• Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
• Writing and Research
• Collaboration and Communication Across Multiple Platforms
• Interdisciplinary Learning
• Adaptability and Creativity


• Character, Empathy, and Resiliency
• Leadership and Teamwork
• Lifelong Love of Learning
• A Process-Oriented Approach to Education
• Global Citizenship and Environmental Sustainability


At Belmont Hill, we believe that content forms the basis of a 21st century education anchored in imparting key skills and values to our boys. A firm understanding of grammar and vocabulary, combined with a focus on writing throughout the curriculum, enables our boys to communicate skillfully across multiple platforms. Grounding our math and science courses in foundational content provides Belmont Hill students with the requisite knowledge to do meaningful work in science labs and maker spaces.
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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.