Upper School (6th - 9th)

What Makes Our Program So Strong?

List of 7 items.

  • A Passionately-Involved, Tight-Knit School Community

    With its warm, nurturing community surrounded by woods and farmlands, our 23-acre campus may seem like an idyllic world unto itself, and that's part of what makes Upland so special. Through our service and partnerships with organizations locally and globally though, Upland is connected to and making a difference in the world every day.
  • Highly Credentialed Teachers/Mentors

    Highly credentialed teachers/mentors – Teachers are always available for extra help sessions. They coach athletic teams, lead activity groups and engage with each student.
  • A Technology-infused Curriculum

    A technology-infused curriculum (including 1:1 Laptop program) with an emphasis on 21st century skills, including information literacy and digital citizenship.
  • Curriculum Enriching Field Trips

    A commitment to experiential learning where students' learning is enriched with regular field trips to the Laurels Preserve, Stroud Water Research Center, and historic sites.
  • Global Learning & Citizenship

    Global learning through curricular design, travel opportunities and our annual exchange students from Finland
  • Individual Advisor Program

    Each student is matched with a faculty advisor who works them to set goals, recommend growth strategies and take ownership of learning.
  • Comprehensive Arts Program

    A comprehensive Arts Program including 2D & 3D visual arts, drama and music.