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Total Enrollment

540

Upper School

250

Middle School

150

Lower School

140

Athletic Teams

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Track & Field
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling

Avg. Class Size

17

Student Faculty Ratio

7:1

Mentor Mentee Ratio

1:1

Student Clubs

32

Drama Productions

4

Band and Choral Concerts

5

Upcoming Event

Heights Seminar on Cicero’s De Officiis: The Ancient Duties of Modern Citizens

A Gentlemen’s Seminar with Dr. Matthew Mehan for Dads, Grads, and Friends of The Heights School. Please join Dr. Mehan for a friendly discussion of Cicero’s masterpiece On Duties, the most read book of the last two millennia.

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From the Forum

The Stressed Son: The Causes of Adolescent Anxiety


The Stressed Son: The Causes of Adolescent Anxiety

Psychologists and social commentators are decrying the high levels of stress experienced by the typical American teen. By most reports, more than half of teens are suffering from excessive stress, and many of those young people are prone to slip further down this path into anxiety and depression. Headmaster Alvaro de Vicente draws on his decades of experience as a teacher and mentor to unpack some of the reasons why boys nationwide are “stressed-out.” Turns out many of the factors are well within our parental control.

Continue reading The Stressed Son: The Causes of Adolescent Anxiety at Heights Forum.

Shakespeare’s Full Effect: Teaching through Drama


Shakespeare’s Full Effect: Teaching through Drama



The prose is beautiful, but sometimes we gloss over the full impact of the Bard’s writing. Join Mr. Joe Bissex and a few of his students for a discussion of what students can learn from a well-led production of Macbeth.

Continue reading Shakespeare’s Full Effect: Teaching through Drama at Heights Forum.

Boys, Education, and The Heights


Boys, Education, and The Heights

Heights Headmaster Alvaro de Vicente presents his vision of education for boys. Hear our headmaster discuss the role of parents, faculty, and school in the raising of “men fully alive.” Sometimes we fall short, but this is our aspiration.

Continue reading Boys, Education, and The Heights at Heights Forum.