Belmont Hill School

Grades: 7-12
Type: Day
Gender: Boys


As a school for boys, Belmont Hill School understands what makes boys tick—how they think, act, and develop in mind, body, and spirit. Hallmarks of Belmont Hill include its extraordinary faculty, all of whom advise, mentor, coach, and share lunch with students each day. The School emphasizes academic excellence with a strong commitment to athletics and the arts. Belmont Hill provides the finest learning resources, including the state-of-the-art Melvoin Academic Center. The School attracts boys of all backgrounds and celebrates the diversity of its community and the richness it adds to the learning environment.

Need-based admission is funded by more than $5.3 million in financial aid. Belmont Hill offers 16 interscholastic sports and 57 teams that have captured 124 titles since 2000, including three ISL titles and two New England Championships this past year. Boys participate in theater, various ensembles, chorus and glee clubs, and a renowned a cappella group.

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Teaching Philosophy

Belmont Hill School is a community dedicated to educating boys in mind, body and spirit. Close relationships between students and faculty form the basis for boys to pursue excellence in and outside of the classroom. Fully embracing the teacher-coach model, our faculty lead 100% of athletic teams, theatrical productions and musical groups. Character development and leadership are deeply embedded in the curriculum, as the community blends traditional values with innovative teaching pedagogy to instill our boys with skills, knowledge, and values to find success in college, career and their respective communities.

As a single sex school, we understand boys and have created an environment in which all students are comfortable exploring.

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.