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Welcome to Morristown Beard School

Where students in grades 6-12 begin their journey to be Powerfully Prepared for Learning and for Life

An Individual Journey
Guiding students to pursue their own unique academic pathway
Excellence in Teaching
Demonstrating passion in the continuous pursuit of new knowledge
A Place of Possibilities
Encouraging students to take risks and discover new talents
Exploring the World

Providing students access to rich academic, diverse, intercultural experiences

Supportive Surroundings
Providing a safe, supportive scholastic environment that engenders cooperation and leadership
Strong Inside and Out

Encouraging student athletes to find the very best in themselves

Academic Rigor
Delivering a robust, forward-thinking academic program to our students
Diversity and Inclusion
Offering an education in interdependent cultures, ethnicities, genders, economies, and religions
Social-Emotional Growth
Developing the intellectual and social attitudes that students will carry into adulthood
Serving Others

Challenging students, now and later in life, to become self-reflective and aware of others’ needs

Bright Futures

Serving the college preparation process from the moment a student enrolls

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Educational Technology

Helping students thrive in today’s information-rich culture by using technology effectively and responsibly

A 21st-Century Campus
Building a learning environment that sets the standard for schools in this region
Meaningful Mentorship
Learning that takes place in the context of supportive relationships

The MBS Difference

Students in a lab at MBS, a private school in Morristown, NJ

Our focus on engagement energizes students to immerse themselves actively and deeply in the experience of learning. Morristown Beard School students dream big, take risks, and reach higher in and out of the classroom.

Please explore our site and learn more about the programs and people that empower our talented young minds to achieve great things.

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Pillars of Success

Academic Rigor and Innovation

Innovation serves as the foundation of our efforts to cultivate modern day academic rigor.

Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The journey at MBS is an end in itself, an opportunity to discover, explore, and grow as a thinker, a learner, and a human being.

Balance for Students

We are deeply invested in guiding students to reach their potential within a life of balance and authentic learning.

Building a 21st-Century Campus

$50 million over 15 years has transformed our 22-acre campus, enhancing its ability to deliver high-level academic rigor to our students.

Impact of an MBS Education

The stories of our accomplished alumni provide an insightful view of the life-lasting impact an MBS education has upon our graduates.

Community Spotlight

Jamie Siminoff '95

Undeterred after walking away with nothing from "Shark Tank", Jamie Siminoff ’95 recently sold his invention, Ring, to Amazon for more than $1 billion.

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Making Her Own Luck

Being new is never easy, but when Whitney McDonnell ’20 came to MBS as a sophomore, she took a proactive approach to getting involved and carved out her own niche.

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Inspiring Lifelong Learners

The idea that we're students inside the classroom, but that we're always learners is central to the educational philosophy of World Languages teacher Jen Laviola.

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MBS at a Glance

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