Dana Hall Upper School offers intellectual challenge and personal growth to a
diverse community of girls from dozens of towns around New England and every
corner of the U.S.and the world.
The curriculum supports the School’s mission by placing emphasis on 21st-century
skills that will best prepare students to be global citizens. Through direct
instruction and via activities both in and out of the classroom, faculty
members emphasize analysis/problem solving, collaborative work, creativity and
innovation, leadership, public speaking, reading critically, research, study
skills, technology and writing.
rigorous core requirements, students can choose from a remarkably wide range of
electives, from astronomy to Middle Eastern studies to Mandarin Chinese, from
art history to architecture to advanced acting. Advanced Placement and Honors
level courses are available in the Math, Science, English, World Languages,
Social Studies, Computer Science and Visual Arts departments. With small classes
and intense focus on vital skills, students leave Dana Hall well-prepared for
the demands of college life.