Discover Holderness


Holderness School is more than a school.  It’s an elevated experience. We are a dynamic community of learners, adventurers, artists, advocates, and athletes in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.  At Holderness, students are respected, known, and challenged. Whether you’re interested in epic outdoor experiences, serving the community in our leadership program, or exploring your intellectual passions, Holderness is committed to the growth and success of each student. 
Explore our website, fill out an inquiry form, schedule a visit, and discover the Holderness difference!

Why Holderness?

Holderness School's academic program is intentionally challenging, geared to providing a solid preparation for all colleges and universities, as well as laying the foundation for a lifetime of curiosity, inquiry, and learning.

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  • About

    Head's Welcome
    Learn what Head of School Phil Peck loves about Holderness and hear what he believes sets us apart.

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    Holderness At A Glance
    How does Holderness compare to other schools? Click here to get a sense of Holderness by the numbers.

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    Mission & Values
    Our mission is clear: Holderness School will redefine leadership and intellectual development, preparing all for their journeys in a changing world.

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  • Academics

    Experiential Learning
    Holderness takes advantage of the out–of–doors and places students in real life situations whenever possible. Click here to learn more about some of our favorite experiential learning programs and how they set us apart from other schools.

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  • Student Life

    Our Community
    At Holderness we begin with relationships—the bonds that unite us with friends, coaches, and teachers. Click here to find out how we cultivate this environment of inclusion and support.

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  • Athletics

    The Holderness Athletics program supports athletes at every level. Find out more about our teams, facilities, snow sports, strength & conditioning program, and more by clicking here.

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Take The Next

Is Holderness right for you?  The best way to find the right boarding school is to reach out. Check us out in person in New Hampshire or virtually.  See why Holderness is more than a school, it's an elevated experience.
Holderness School
33 Chapel Lane, Holderness, NH 03245

MAIL P.O. Box 1879 Plymouth, NH 03264-1879
PHONE (603) 536-1257