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June 3, 2015 / Posted by in Blog

Noble and Greenough School, better known simply as Nobles, is a co-educational day and boarding school for students in grades 7-12. Located on a gorgeous 187 acre campus along the Charles River, Nobles is home to 122 middle school students and 481 upper school students. With an average class size of thirteen students and a 5:1 student to faculty ratio, Nobles’ students have easy access to their teachers to ask questions and further their education. Outside of its core curriculum of English, history, math, science, foreign languages, performing arts, visual arts, and eighty hours of community service, Nobles offers over one hundred elective courses that range across a variety of disciplines, including courses in psychology and computer science. Nobles greatly encourages its students to learn by traveling and visiting other parts of the country or other countries. During the course of a typical school year, about 200 students participate in school-sponsored trips. Recent destinations include India, South Africa, and Israel/Egypt. Outside of academics, students are required to participate in afternoon activities in athletics and wellness, the arts, and community service. Their EXCEL program, short for “Experiential & Community Engaged Learning” encourages leadership and civic engagement, both close to home and around the world. It is the sponsor of many of the “study away” programs for Nobles students. In addition, there are a variety of different sports teams, art programs, and campus clubs for students to get involved with to make their experience at Nobles as well-rounded as possible.

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