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The Morristown-Beard School

Private | 6-12 | 99 students

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $460,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,590.

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Posted June 2, 2014

Very dedicated teachers and administrators who love teaching. Phenomenal well-rounded education that encourages students to try varied activities and find their passion. As a result, students thrive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2014

Excellent curriculum and small classes. Great sports choices and social clubs. Campus feel and interactive teachers make this school seem more like a college for the 11th and 12th graders and more like a day boarding school for underclassmen. A great prep shcool for ivory league acceptance. The individual attention provided to students can make all the difference to a child that struggles in a particular class.


Posted October 17, 2010

no values horrible college placement. public schools get better placements.most expesive private school in nj not worth it
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 10, 2010

My daughter is about to complete her first year at MBS. The class size is small, the academics are challenging, the faculty is caring and the sports are great! An exceptional school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 9, 2008

My oldest recently graduated from MB and I currently have an 8th grader. The faculty goes above and beyond. My son's friends who are currently in public schools all want to apply because they have heard and seen through my son, what a great experience he is having.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 30, 2008

Mo-Beard is an awesome school and has moved from strength to strength over the last few years. Our oldest daughter graduated three years ago, our middle daughter will graduate in June and our youngest will start as a freshman in September. It is a terrific secondary school; the middle school is not as highly regarded.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 30, 2008

Our children love the place! Bravo Alex Curtis!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 29, 2007

What a great school! Mo Beard has found the right formula of academics, sports, the arts and personal responsibility. We are very happy with the way they have gone about molding not just a student, but a participant of society. My son has had nothing but great things to say about his experience and I couldn't be happier. With the new Middle School and Performing Arts Buiding going up in the near future, the school will be a wonderful place to be.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2005

The academics are excellent! The faculty and staff are superb! You cant possibly fo wrong if you are interested in sending your child to a college preparatory school. I love this phenomenal school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 25, 2004

Having recently graduated from Morristown-Beard, I can strongly vouch for the positive experience I had there. The core values of the school are evident among the students, who respect and care for each other. Morristown-Beard is a caring and nuturing environment with top teachers--for example, you have a former NASA scientist teaching computer science;a former Peace Corp member who lived in Africa teaching history; a Spanish teacher who is also a budding musician; and a former physicist for Bell Labs teaching physics. This is just a smattering of the dedicated and worldly teachers instructing high school student--pretty rare. The newly re-designed campus features top facilties. From the street, Mo-Beard looks like a country club and is one of the nicest campuses around. With the new leadership of Headmaster Alex Curtis, Morristown-Beard is headed in the right direction. The extracurricuar activities are diverse with an excellent student publications.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted October 7, 2004

This is the best school that I have ever enrolled my child in. I believe that my child is getting a good education. I hope this school could help he to fullfill her dreams of becoming a chemist.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 23, 2004

Not such a great school. They give detensions to basically everyone for stupid stuff.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 9, 2003

One of the best, smaller private schools in the Northeast in every aspect.


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70 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: (973) 539-3032

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