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

  • Player Hitting a Volleyball
    January 14th, 2022
    By
    John O'Neill, Director of Athletics
    Betel Zewude’s stellar serving led the Gold squad to a definitive 2-0 win over White in volleyball’s first intramural contest this winter. Kesariya Nallari-Jhala chipped in with great touches for the victors, while Eike Kiecza led the White squad with strong play at the net.
  • Sixth Grade New Years Burning Tradition
    January 14th, 2022
    Sixth Grade Sparks Hope for the New Year Continuing a tradition started 15 years ago by Ms. Moriarty and Mr. Spencer, sixth grade students and their teachers gathered Wednesday morning to say a fiery goodbye to things from the past year we want to leave behind, each symbolically burning our own personal lists. Mistakes, regrets, annoyances, bad habits all went into the fire.
  • Two Fencers Competing
    January 7th, 2022
    By
    John O'Neill, Director of Athletics
    Despite the two-week pause on interscholastic competition, the Blue & Gold fencing team took to the strips this Thursday and squared off against each other in an intramural meet. Under the direction of Coach Solomon, the team competed in all three weapons.
  • Collage of 2021-22 Associate Teachers
    January 4th, 2022
    By
    Belmont Day School
    Our 2021-22 cohort of eight associate teachers have excelled during their classroom placements through the first part of the school year. As we return from...
  • Kindergartners Programming a Beebot Device
    December 17th, 2021
    Kindergartners Embrace Technology Lessons In our first unit of technology class, kindergarten students have been introduced to early programming concepts. They have explored using individual commands, both with other learners and as part of a computer program.
  • Middle School Boy Wrestling
    December 17th, 2021
    By
    John O'Neill, Director of Athletics
    Eighth grader Nikos Axiotis, a veteran on the wrestling team, was on his back, down by one point, with under 10 seconds left in his match. With his hopes of a win ticking away, Nikos executed a perfect two-point reversal as time expired and emerged with a huge win over one of Milton’s best wrestlers.
  • Stronger Together, BDS Giving Day, Tuesday, December 14
    December 14th, 2021
    By
    Pati Fernandez, Director of Development
    You made it possible, thank you! BECAUSE OF YOU, we not only met our goal, we surpassed it! More than 200 gifts and pledges were made today that will allow...
  • Teaching Central America Website
    December 14th, 2021
    By
    Belmont Day School
    Spanish teacher Ana Maria Restrepo’s lesson from earlier this fall with seventh graders was recently featured in an article online by Teaching Central America...
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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

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Sports Camps

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

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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.