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IN VIRTUTE MULTI ASCENSUS: THERE ARE MANY DEGREES OF EXCELLENCE.

Far Hills Country Day School is a co-educational Preschool–Grade 8 independent school. A home for individuals to discover and cultivate their highest potential across every facet of life.

Established in 1929, Far Hills Country Day School is nestled on a sprawling 54-acre campus in Far Hills, NJ. With small class sizes and a robust curriculum, Far Hills encourages critical thinking and creativity while fostering leadership skills. Beyond the classroom, students engage in diverse extracurricular activities and service opportunities, cultivating a well-rounded educational experience that prepares them for success in an increasingly interconnected world.

We emphasize both academic excellence and character development, providing a nurturing environment where students thrive academically and personally.

    

Peaks in the Adirondacks

climbed each year by the eighth grade

Code blocks

written by students learning to solve real-world problems in our Learning Commons

Pieces of student artwork

displayed during annual Art Show

Zip codes

represented in our student population

    

The Far Hills Experience

The Far Hills experience is characterized by a dynamic and nurturing educational environment where students are encouraged to explore their passions, develop critical thinking skills, and grow as individuals. With a focus on character education, leadership, and community engagement, Far Hills cultivates a sense of responsibility and empathy in our students. Supported by dedicated faculty and staff, students are empowered to take risks, embrace challenges, and achieve their full potential.

The Far Hills experience is one of discovery, growth, and lifelong learning, preparing students to thrive in an ever-changing world.

    

Our Commitment to Education

At Far Hills Country Day School, our unwavering commitment to education encompasses the intellectual, emotional, and social growth of each student. Our dedicated educators use innovative, personalized teaching methods to cater to every child's unique strengths. By fostering a love for learning and curiosity, we equip our students to navigate the future confidently and resiliently.

Our wide range of extracurricular activities, from arts and sports to STEAM and clubs, ensures a well-rounded education. These activities help students explore interests, develop new skills, and build confidence, teamwork, and leadership abilities.


 

Our Vibrant Community

Our vibrant community is a testament to the power of diversity and inclusion. We take pride in fostering a culture where everyone feels respected and valued. We believe that the success of our students is a shared responsibility, and we actively engage with families to create a strong support network. By partnering with parents and guardians, we ensure that every student has the resources and encouragement they need to thrive. In our community, every student has the opportunity to shine. We are dedicated to nurturing their growth and helping them achieve their full potential. Through our collaborative efforts and shared values, we create a supportive and dynamic environment where every member can thrive.

 

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Our Campus

Our 54-acre campus offers libraries, media centers, athletic and performance arts center, and science and technology labs while surrounded by beautiful woodlands, a ropes course, and a pond that promote independence and academic excellence.

Campus Picture of Front and US Patio

Arts and Technology

Our school offers a comprehensive studio experience in both 2D and 3D formats, alongside an award-winning music curriculum that fosters creativity, critical response, and musical connections, integrated across grade levels with robotics, coding.

Preschool student painting

Social and Emotional Learning

Social and emotional learning permeates everyday life at Far Hills as students cultivate mindfulness, uncover their strengths, develop empathy, and build skills that help them communicate, cooperate, manage stress, and motivate themselves.

Grade 8 students smiling at the camera

   

A Glimpse into Life at Far Hills

   

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