A SMALL, FRIENDLY SCHOOL FOR UP TO 25 HIGH-ABILITY BOYS WHO NEED A GOOD EDUCATION, A MANAGEABLE WORLD, AND AN ABUNDANCE OF ADULT ATTENTION.
Traditional courses, taught in classes of 3-6, put every student near the teacher. Family-style dorms house 5-8 students. Outdoor activities include sledding, canoeing, hiking, camping, and caring for farm animals. Informally-played sports include soccer, touch football, Wiffleball, and tennis. Arts activities include drawing, pottery, music lessons, and drama. All faculty live on campus. Faculty and students join for three sit-down meals each day. Weekends include both scheduled activities and time for relaxation and independent play.
Hampshire Country School may be an especially good choice for those boys who find large schools overwhelming or overstimulating, including boys with nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD/NVLD), Asperger's, ADHD, or executive function difficulties.
HCS is primarily a middle school, but students may remain through high school. The usual entering age is 8 to 11 years old.