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Academics

In the Holderness classroom every student is in the front row. With an average class size of 12, and with levels ranging from introductory to Advanced Placement, our curriculum is rich with choices. Innovation, collaboration, and flexibility are the prerequisites; passion and accomplishment are the results. Here, again, our community life plays a fundamental role. Our students are known, nurtured, and encouraged. They feel safe enough to take the intellectual risks they need to grow.


Co–Curriculars

Poetry Out Loud

National History Day

Mosaic, a journal of creative arts (student authors)

The Lamp, a journal committed to critical reflection (faculty and staff authors)

The Picador, the school’s community newspaper (student authors)

By the Numbers

Grades: 9–PG

Teaching faculty: 53

Student–Faculty Ratio: 6–1

Average Teaching Experience: 17 years

Faculty with more than one Advanced Degree: 60%

AP Courses: 19

College Placement: 99%