The Early Application deadline is December 7, 2012 with a notification date of December 21, 2012. The Regular Application deadline is February 4, 2013 with a notification the first week of March.
A student and parent interview are a required in order to complete the admission process. It is recommended that parts A, B and C of the application are submitted before the interview, and it is the family's responsibility to call the Admission Office to schedule their interview.
Financial aid at Morristown-Beard is awarded yearly based on a family's ability to afford tuition. It is School policy to continue aid throughout a student's time at MBS, provided the family continues to demonstrate financial need and the student's record merits continued support. Morristown-Beard subscribes to the principles and services of Tuition Aid Data Services (TADS). The parents of each applicant are required to complete the Tuition Aid Application and submit the form to TADS. A copy of the parents' W-2s as well as U.S. Federal Tax Form 1040, complete with all supporting schedules and business statements (if applicable) must be forwarded to TADS as well.
For the 2013-2014 school year, there will be approximately 50 spaces for 6th grade, 3 for 7th grade, 5 for 8th grade and 50 for 9th grade. Spaces in 10th and 11th grade depend upon attrition of our current students. We do not accept applications for 12th grade.
The early application round is intended for families who have identified MBS as their first choice. While decisions in this round are not binding, the admission office would encourage students that are equally interested in several schools to apply in the regular round.
All pieces of the application are considered equally and should demonstrate that the applicant can be successful in a rigorous college prep program.
Transportation is available through Vogel Bus Company at an additional cost. Please contact the Admission Office for further information.
There are 557 students enrolled at MBS; 157 in the Middle School and 400 in the Upper School.
The average class size is 12.
MBS is fortunate to have a Learning Center, which employs three full time learning specialists. Students can go to the Learning Center as little or as often as they need to for extra help with homework, study skills, test taking strategies and organization. Additionally, MBS also has extra-help time built into the block schedule, and teachers are readily available to the students throughout the academic day. There is also a peer-tutoring program on campus.
The English and Math recommendations must be filled out by the applicant's current teachers. If you would like to have a past teacher fill out a recommendation for your child, please have them fill out an Optional recommendation form.