Grier School, a girls’ college-preparatory day and boarding school for students in grades 7-12, offers an individualized education in academics, dance, riding, music, the visual arts, theatre, and a great variety of recreational and team sports. The Grier School is committed to the philosophy that each of our students should have the opportunity to achieve her individual potential. Our goal is to provide a warm, residential, home-like atmosphere where students from many nations and academic backgrounds gain knowledge, creative expression, responsibility, self-esteem, and leadership skills. Grier School, a girls’ college-preparatory day and boarding school for students in grades 7-12, offers an individualized education in academics, dance, riding, music, the visual arts, theatre, and a great variety of recreational and team sports.
The Grier campus community nurtures students’ total well-being. The Health Center addresses illness and injuries, the Dining Room serves a wide variety of nutritious meals, the Student Activities Coordinator maintains a robust schedule of activities to keep students engaged and connected. Adding to the caring, family-like environment, many of Grier’s faculty members reside on campus with their spouses and children.
Grier’s campus weaves the traditions of boarding school life of the past with the future-forward academics and life skills students want today. This dialog between the past and the future is evident throughout campus architecture. From buildings dating back to the school’s founding in 1853 clear through to our newest buildings completed only months ago, Grier’s campus is a harmonious blend of traditional and modern architecture.
As a boarding and day school, one experiences a sense of sisterhood at Grier, a family of friends that appreciates each other’s talents and character. Club events and weekend activities ensure that our students’ free time enriches their Grier experiences and build relationships among students, faculty, and housemothers. Throughout the year, the familial atmosphere and community-oriented nature of Grier is reinforced through dorm life, extracurricular activities, and weekend events.