- meet our staff
- Holderness Admissions staff are here to greet you, answer your questions, share stories and insights and guide you through your application process.
- visit our campus
- You have to see us to believe us. Holderness is beautiful destination near NH lakes and mountain country, just a short trip from both Boston and Manchester
- how to apply
- Applying to Holderness is easy! You can apply on our site, apply through the SSAT Standard application or Apply at the Boarding Schools Common Application.
- Holderness School offers a college preparatory curriculum including fine arts, languages, mathematics, science, STEM, literature, and independent projects.
- college counseling
- Find the college that best fits your interests and talents, and receive personalized support with your application process all along the way.
- alfond library
- The Alfond Library features 12,000 volumes, over 75 periodicals, and databases like JStor, MLA and Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as vibrant study space.
- residential life and advising
- Our dormitory resident to faculty ratio is 8:1, the lowest of its kind in boarding schools. Community comes first at Holderness.
- Holderness School seeks to redefine leadership for the 21st century, providing exceptional collaborative, empathic team-building training to all students.
- Holderness School builds LEED certified buildings, has an integrated energy efficiency plan, and was named 2015 NH State Champion in energy efficiency.
- athletics schedule
- An independent boarding school for grades 9-12, focusing on academics, snow sports, and outdoor learning and situated near the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
- athletics news
- All the news that’s fit to print about the Holderness Bulls, past and present.
- recruit me
- Use this form to contact the Holderness School Athletics Department to introduce yourself to them and your skills!
- nordic skiing
- Holderness Nordic athletes compete in the NEPSAC league, go on to Division 1, and national and international competitions and train on custom designed trails.
- alpine skiing
- Holderness School is the only ski academy to combine top-tier college preparatory academics with world-class coaching on the FIS and USSA circuits.
- snowboarding and freeskiing
- Holderness offers a top-tier college preparatory education and top-tier USASA coaching next door to Loon Mountain and Nick Preston’s Freestyle America.
- giving to holderness
- Holderness School relies on philanthropy for 25% of its operating budget. Financial aid, academics, athletics and more thrive as a result of generous gifts.
- events and gatherings
- There are so many ways to connect with Holderness School on campus and in your neighborhood.
- past and present parents
- You’re always a member of the Holderness community, whether your child just started, or graduated in 1975!
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