Belmont Day School

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55 Day School Ln

Belmont, MA 02478

(617) 484-3078

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 275

Students Per Teacher: 6

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Belmont Day School

My son is a HS student after spending his elementary years at BDS. He greatly enjoyed his years at BDS but he now seems astonished that he actually has to work hard for his grades and he sometimes resents putting in the needed effort (he's a B+ student). He agrees that his attitude was instilled by ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/10/13

The academics here are not that strong. It is an ok school. If you child is a high achiever or an honors student, they will not be challenged. I don't think they value those who think out of the box.

Posted by a parent on 08/31/11

Thankfully, my family cannot relate to the review just below, which I'm guessing was written by the parent of a younger child. BDS inspires near-reverence among the parent body because of its extraordinarily thoughtful and rigorous curriculum, caring teachers, bright kids, channeling of kids' creative ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/07/10

I would say OK, but not great and for the $$ we were hoping to be closer to great. For the $$ paid I'd like to not be greeted by a teacher with a mouthfull of cereal at 8:30am in the morning, to not have unrelated videos shown during class time, and to have some mind of benchmarks. Overall we've found ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/10

As a student in the middle school, I would definetly rate BDS as an EXCELLENT. THe teachers there have encouraged me to go farther then just finding the right answer and memorizing facts, but to challenge myself and be creative. The campus is beautiful and the upper-school and athletic facilities have ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/09/10

This school is top class. The teaching staff and heads are superb, creating a beautiful balance between hands on and rigourous academics, nurturing the children while teaching them to be independent. the middle school years are fantastic with a strong social skills weekly program, teaching budding teens ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/08/08

My child loves, loves, loves this school. She is very bright with a high energy level. Lots of other bright, active kids attend. The teachers do a good job of focusing the children's abundant energy rather than stifling it. A great school for smart, active kids. Graduates of the school are prepared to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/18/07

A small, supportive and intimate school. Focus is on character building and academics. Music, art and technology options all first class and enriched by accomplished teachers who love what they do. Dedicated leadership with strong influence over all aspects of daily life.

Posted by a parent on 10/18/07

School teaches consideration and respect as well as strong academic work. My young children are learning not only to write letters but also how to construct a meangnful written argument. They are learning how to do fractions thru cooking. Children learn reading and math in small (6-8 kids per teacher) ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/11/07

strong and challenging academic programs. High number of graduates go to top private high schools. Parent involvement strong.

Posted by a parent on 03/08/07

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Belmont schools — Belmont Day School is located at 55 Day School Ln, Belmont MA 02478. 55 Day School Ln is in the 02478 ZIP code in Belmont, MA Belmont Day School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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