Students: 275 | Faculty: N/A | Grades: 9-12, PG | Gender: Coed
Holderness School, located in Holderness, NH is a prep school for both boys and girls that currently holds classes for grades 9-12. Though it is not strictly affiliated with one particular religious organization, it does have strong ties to the Episcopal Diocese of NH.
The school welcomes students of all faiths and religious backgrounds.
Established in 1879, the school is well known for beautiful landscaping and outdoor scenery, including lush forests that surround the campus, access to the Pemigewasset River, and a very nice view of the town it overlooks, Pymouth.
A couple of the more notable alumni is that of Charles Bass, a former U.S. Representative for New Hampshire, and Olin Browne, a famous professional golfer who won several national golf tours from 1991 through 2005.
Boarding Schools in New Hampshire
Phillips Exeter Academy is a prestigious private co-ed college preparatory school located in Exeter, NH. Most famous for being the preferred school of the upper class and the politically elite, it was founded in 1781 by John Phillips. It is one of the oldest schools in the United States. Academically, it is associated with the Harkness Method which encourages student and teacher interaction by sitting together at a round table. The average class size is 12 students. The curriculum is based ...
New Hampton School is a private school that was founded in 1821. Its total campus size spreads over 340 acres. The student body is composed of 305 pupils, which are a combination of 245 boarding students and 60 day students. There is one teacher distributed among every five students and an average of 11 students within each class. New Hampton was one of the first original privately endowed schools chartered in the State of New Hampshire. It has rapidly grown since to ...
Cardigan Mountain School is a private boarding school located in Canaan, New Hampshire. Established in 1945, The beautifully landscaped CMS campus is set in rural New Hampshire, close to nearby Dartmouth College. An all boys school, CMS houses students grades 6-9. The student to teacher ratio averages 1:4. Keeping the classrooms small with 12 students allow for a more focused teaching style. In 2012-13, tuition for all week boarding averages around $49,725 and $28,000 for day students. Financial aid is available ...