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Academic Innovation

Our academic programs reflect our commitment to delivering a robust, forward-thinking curriculum.


The Morristown-Beard School academic program emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, independent thought, and intellectual risk taking. It supports cross-disciplinary connections and a holistic view of knowledge as well as encourages integration of habits of intentional speaking and writing so that students may develop and articulate their ideas.

Middle School Curriculum

Our Middle School curriculum is designed to cultivate a culture of learning while engaging and challenging our students. As a student- and child-centered institution, we value the attributes each child brings to MBS and help each student forge a pathway to academic success and personal enrichment.

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Upper School Curriculum

The Upper School curriculum offers a rigorous academic program to challenge every student. We encourage students to take risks, to engage deeply in learning, and to become independent thinkers to prepare young people not only for success in college, but also for lives of meaning and fulfillment.

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Centers for Learning

Center for Academic Writing

The Center for Academic Writing helps your child embrace the writing process as well as write across the curriculum.

Center for Teaching & Learning

The Center for Teaching & Learning guides students on learning processes from start to finish at MBS.

Center for Innovation & Design

Opened in 2019, he Center for Innovation & Design (CID) provides more than 8,000 square feet of flexible and innovative space where students design, build, and problem solve as they engage in multidisciplinary projects.

Signature Programs

The Middle and Upper Schools at MBS feature an ever-evolving group of Signature Programs built upon forward-thinking academic research, empowering students to take hold of their educational pathways.

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Global Studies

Morristown-Beard School offers numerous cultural, curricular, and service trips abroad each year, providing students access to rich academic, diverse, intercultural experiences to learning outside of the classroom. 

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