a community of inspiring,
bold, and remarkable
learners and leaders.

At Belmont Day School, our students truly love learning. We nurture this every day through hands-on, interdisciplinary work that grounds the academic experience in the real world. Our faculty are experts at offering each individual the right level of challenge and support. As a result, our students build a strong sense of themselves and embody our core values of excellence, responsibility, caring, honesty, respect, and joy. Our eighth grade graduates go on to the high schools of their choosing, where they are embraced as confident self-advocates and leaders in their new school communities.

Discovering the joyful pursuit of excellence

Lower School

Lower School

Discovering the joyful pursuit of excellence

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Welcoming new challenges, adventures, and growth

Middle School

Middle School

Welcoming new challenges, adventures, and growth

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Belmont Day Quick Facts

6:1

Student-teacher ratio

83% of faculty have an advanced degree

100%

of grads are well-prepared for secondary school success

Our high school placement process emphasizes the best fit for students at highly respected independent and public schools

many

of our grads become team captains & class presidents

Leadership qualities built here serve students well in high school

X-factor

What you’ll get taking accelerated algebra

At every grade level, faculty balance challenge + support for each student

10

miles from Boston

Students come from more than 25 towns throughout the region

40%

of students identify as students of color

Students & their families appreciate the support of our affinity groups

in their own words

  • It is very important for me to be in an environment where I feel fully accepted and supported because I am excited to learn. I enjoy getting to talk about deep and complex topics like religion, identity, and race to better understand people's differences and grow to become a better person.

    sixth grade student
  • “Belmont Day has helped my children develop into leaders by nurturing creativity, initiative, and independent thinking.”

    MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENT
  • “In our classes, there's a common trust between the students and teachers. And with that trust you can get a lot more done and have a much better experience.”

    Eighth Grade Student
  • "A lot of discussions are student-led. There's no shouting over each other—we're all listening and participating." 

    Fifth Grade Student
  • "There is no doubt that Belmont Day fulfills learning by doing."

    Lower School Parent

latest

  • Middle School Soccer Game
    October 22nd, 2021
    By
    John O'Neill, Director of Athletics
    The boys’ soccer team traveled to Carroll this week and returned with their first win of the season. After opening their campaign with a close loss to DCD, the team was on the wrong end of some lopsided scores to Park and Pike before turning things around this week.
  • Young Students Playing Game of Tag
    October 22nd, 2021
    PE Update: Some Pain, A Lot of Gain When your workplace involves dynamic action, flying projectiles, and blistering speed, there are bound to be some bumps and bruises. Though we never like to see one of our students get hurt, learning to deal with injuries is part of physical education and an opportunity for growth and insight.
  • Boys Playing Soccer
    October 15th, 2021
    By
    John O'Neill, Director of Athletics
    The boys’ soccer team traveled to Carroll this week and returned with their first win of the season. After opening their campaign with a close loss to DCD, the team was on the wrong end of some lopsided scores to Park and Pike before turning things around this week.
  • Clothing Designs For Spanish Class
    October 15th, 2021
    Los diseñadores de modas de séptimo grado Seventh grade Spanish students are learning about clothing in the context of Guatemalan culture and traditions. Inspired by the Mayan attire, students designed a style they believe would be a perfect mix of Guatemalan-style clothing and their favorite clothing.
  • Two Student Model UN Participants
    October 14th, 2021
    By
    Jennifer Friborg, Model UN club advisor
    On Saturday, October 2, two sixth grade students, Duncan Bierne and Quinn Clark, took part in the Global Leadership Conference sponsored by the United Nations...
  • Students Holding Their Winning Technology Projects
    October 8th, 2021
    For the second straight year, Belmont Day School students have shown their creativity, commitment, and expertise in devising technology-based solutions to...
  • October 8th, 2021
    By
    Dr. Carlos Hoyt, Director of Equity and Inclusion
    You are invited to the kick-off gathering for this year’s Social Identity Discussion Groups (SIDGs) via Zoom on Tuesday, October 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. “...
  • Flag Football Players
    October 7th, 2021
    By
    John O'Neill, Director of Athletics
    On Tuesday afternoon, the junior varsity flag football team opened up their season with a commanding 28-14 win over Fessenden. Yesterday, the varsity team followed suit with a 32-21 win over Solomon Schechter Day School and improved to 2-0-1 on the season.
Enjoy well-rounded, fun-filled adventures with lots of exploration and play

Belmont Day Camp

Belmont Day Camp

Enjoy well-rounded, fun-filled adventures with lots of exploration and play

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Explore regional wonders with daily trips scheduled around fun themes

Journeys Camp

Journeys Camp

Explore regional wonders with daily trips scheduled around fun themes

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Unlock athletic potential with a team-first approach to your favorite sport

Sports Camps

Sports Camps

Unlock athletic potential with a team-first approach to your favorite sport

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Dive deep into themes that connect arts, science, math, and making

Specialty Camps

Specialty Camps

Dive deep into themes that connect arts, science, math, and making

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Our associate teachers are graduate students who are knowledgeable and passionate about education. They come to Belmont Day to be mentored through a one-year residency by our master faculty. Through this collaboration with Lesley University’s Graduate School of Education, our faculty are shaping the next generation of teachers.

Teacher Training Harnesses BDS Expertise

Our associate teachers are graduate students who are knowledgeable and passionate about education. They come to Belmont Day to be mentored through a one-year residency by our master faculty. Through this collaboration with Lesley University’s Graduate School of Education, our faculty are shaping the next generation of teachers.

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NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS
Belmont Day School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.