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Total Enrollment

530

Upper School

240

Middle School

180

Lower School

110

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

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From the Forum

“Who am I?”: The Question of Persona


“Who am I?”: The Question of Persona

As boys grow into men they grapple with important questions: “who am I?”; “why am I here?”; “what is my purpose?” Mr. de Vicente takes on the question of persona and identity in the next two episodes of HeightsCast, addressing how we, as parents and teachers, can help our boys develop a healthy sense of self through an ordered process of reflection.

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On the Healing Powers of Tragedy


On the Healing Powers of Tragedy

What is “tragedy”? Actually, it’s not a bad thing happening to a good person. But what, then, is it? Join Dr. Yaceczko and Mr. Mehigan for a conversation about how this ancient art form was used thousands of years ago to prepare generations of heroes for life’s difficult moments. At The Heights, we continue this tradition. Listen in to hear why.

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On Addressing Character Defects: Thoughts on Tough Love


On Addressing Character Defects: Thoughts on Tough Love

As teachers, we sometimes succumb to the desire to be liked, or to the fear of being disliked, by our students. This disposition can cost our students one of the greatest benefits an education can offer: being called out for a consistent character flaw. If we don’t call these things to our boys’ attention, their dominant flaws may go unchecked, only to hurt them more in the long run. Joe Cardenas, Head of Mentoring at The Heights, offers his thoughts on how to show tough love through difficult corrections.

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