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AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL FOR BOYS GRADES 7-12

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.
 

A School for Boys

We take great pride in knowing how boys think, act, and develop—as individuals and in a group. Here boys study, think, and achieve in the classroom without embarrassment or apology in a risk-free environment.

We believe—and many studies confirm—that single-sex education offers students significant benefits. We also strive to ensure that our students are sensitive to and well prepared for the coeducational world in which they live. Students regularly interact with girls from Winsor and Dana Hall on school activities.
Location:
350 Prospect Street
Belmont, MA 02478-2662
617-484-4410
www.belmonthill.org
 
Campus: 17 buildings on 37 acres
 
Established: 1923
 
Head of School
Dr. Richard I. Melvoin
A.B. Harvard; M.A. & Ph.D. University of Michigan
 
Enrollment:
444 students from over 61 communities with diverse economic, ethnic, and racial backgrounds
 
Total Faculty: 64
Male: 49 (70%)
Female: 15 (30%)
 
Faculty with advanced degrees: 75%
Master's degrees: 44
Doctoral degrees: 6
 
Student/Teacher Ratio: 6/1

Student/Counselor Ratio:
Each student has a faculty advisor and the faculty includes a health team led by Supervising Psychologist Dr. Michael Thompson, and the Director of the Office of Academic Support Services and her staff.
 
Student Technology Ratio/Availability:
1/1 (355 total); 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 2017-2018, Belmont Hill awarded financial aid totaling $5.1 million to about to 32% of our families with the average grant totaling over $34,500.

Endowment:
As of 6/30/16 - $110 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: 36%
8 Semifinalists
15 Commended
 
Advanced Placement Tests
Students throughout the Upper School take Advanced Placement tests in 14 different subjects. In May of 2017, 169 of the 179 students that completed 329 AP exams in 19 different subjects, earned a score of 3 or better (94%).​ 40 students were named Advanced Placement Scholars.

Our Students' Home Communities

MASSACHUSETTS
Acton
Arlington
Bedford
Belmont
Billerica
Boston
Brighton 
Brookline
Burlington
Cambridge
Canton
Carlisle
Charlestown 
Chelmsford
Cohasset 
Chestnut Hill
Concord
Danvers
Dedham
Dorchester
Dover
East Walpole
Everett
Foxborough
Framingham
Hudson
Hyde Park
Jamaica Plain
Lexington
Lincoln
Lynnfield
Malden
Manchester
Marblehead
Mattapan
Medfield
Medford
Melrose
Methuen
Milton
Natick
Needham
Newton
North Reading
Peabody
Randolph
Reading
Revere
Roslindale
Saugus
Sherborn
Somerville
South Boston
Southborough
Stoneham
Sudbury
Swampscott 
Tewksbury
Topsfield 
Waban
Wakefield
Waltham
Watertown
Wayland
Wellesley
West Roxbury
Westford
Weston
Westwood
Wilmington
Winchester
Winthrop
Woburn

NATIONAL
 
California
Pennsylvania
350 PROSPECT STREET · BELMONT, MA 02478 · T(617) 484-4410 · CONTACT US
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.