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Hallmarks of a Shore Education

The hallmarks of a Shore education are unmistakable. Families point to these touchstones as the reason they choose Shore, and graduates recall them as among the most formative experiences of their lives.

Faculty Mentorship

Our faculty members are recognized by parents year after year for their extraordinary ability to engage each individual child in adventurous education.  LEARN MORE →

Community Code

Committed to a shared vision of respect, responsibility, and service, our strong Shore community is united in its dedication to the growth of every child.  LEARN MORE →

Social-Emotional Learning

Just as much as academic achievement, the Shore education emphasizes emotional growth, social responsibility, and the well-being of the whole child—in close partnership with every family.  LEARN MORE →

Authentic Voice

Right from the start, Shore students are challenged to expand their comfort zone and find their authentic voice through performance, public speaking, collaborative inquiry, and student-led discussion around the Harkness table.  LEARN MORE →

Outdoor Education

Education extends beyond the walls of our school through exploration and reflection inspired by Shore’s outdoor classrooms, gardens, and natural spaces, and through frequent trips built around experiential learning.  LEARN MORE →

Design Thinking

The arts, design, and engineering are at the heart of the Shore education, and in the Center for Creativity, students, faculty, parents, and visitors explore ideas that cross all academic boundaries.  LEARN MORE →

Sound Mind, Sound Body

Recess, physical education, and team sports are central to Shore's program, nourishing physical and emotional health and honoring children's need to experience the world through movement and play.  LEARN MORE →