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Far Hills

A co-educational Preschool–Grade 8 independent school







Embrace the journey

Welcome to Far Hills Country Day School, where we embrace the unique journey of learning from Preschool through Grade 8. Our dedicated and nurturing community is committed to fostering growth, curiosity, and a love of learning in every child. At Far Hills, we believe in the power of continuity, providing a seamless and enriching educational experience that supports each student's academic and personal development. Join us in celebrating the milestones and achievements along this transformative path, as we prepare our students for success in high school and beyond.

We See the Whole Child

With an excellent academic program that helps discover the talents, strengths, and interests of every child. We embrace a personalized approach to education, tailoring our teaching methods to meet the unique needs and strengths of each student. Our dedicated teachers understand every student deeply, creating an environment where every child can thrive and reach their full potential.

Far Hills Country Day School Preschool student painting


Preschool–Grade 4

Our Lower School is a vibrant and nurturing environment where young learners thrive. We focus on creating a strong foundation in academic, social, and emotional skills through a balanced curriculum and engaging activities. Our dedicated teachers inspire curiosity and a love of learning, ensuring that each child feels supported and valued. With an emphasis on creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking, our Lower School prepares students for future academic success while fostering a sense of community and respect for others.

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Two Upper School Students at Far Hills Country Day School working together


Grades 5–8

With a curriculum designed to challenge and engage, our students explore a broad spectrum of subjects. Beyond the classroom, we emphasize the development of critical thinking, creativity, and social responsibility through diverse extracurricular activities and leadership opportunities. Our dedicated faculty is committed to supporting each student's journey, fostering a love for learning, and preparing them for future academic endeavors. In this supportive and inclusive environment, students thrive both intellectually and personally, building a solid foundation for high school and beyond.

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Far Hills Country Day School Campus Photo of the Upper School with the bell

Lower School

Preschool, Kindergarten, Grades 1–4

Upper School

Grades 5–8

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Student / Teacher Ratio

Allows teachers to focus on individual strengths, address unique learning needs, and foster meaningful connections.

device for every child

Ensuring equal access to digital learning resources and fostering a technology-rich educational environment.

acre Expansive

Offers a dynamic and immersive learning environment where education extends beyond the classroom, fostering a spirit of exploration and discovery in every corner.

cumulative public speaking opportunities

Students can hone their public speaking skills through diverse opportunities, building confidence and eloquence from a young age.

Student / Teacher Ratio

Student / Teacher Ratio

Our Stories Bring Us Together

Amy Burns

Lower School Music Teacher

Ron Sansone

Director of Athletics & Physical Education

Vicki Lawton

Kindergarten Teacher

Lindsay Heit

Upper School Math Teacher

Sue Miller

Grade 2 Teacher

Cathy Cirrotti

Upper School Science Teacher

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