Why Salisbury?

High school is a time of intense personal growth, one that initiates and solidifies the process where boys become men. Top private boys’ schools in Connecticut and beyond recognize this and aim to give students the skills they need to become well-rounded individuals.

Salisbury School is a Connecticut private boys’ school in Litchfield County that has been molding men since 1901. We offer a modern, diverse curriculum and vibrant artistic, athletic and extracurricular programs that build character and forge lifelong friendships. Our students learn skills they will take with them to leading colleges, lucrative careers and other fulfilling life experiences.

Read on to learn why we’re one of the top private boarding schools in CT.

Student Life at Salisbury

As a student at Salisbury, you are part of a close-knit community.  From the moment you first arrive to the day you graduate, you play an important role in the life of the School.

As one of the top private schools in CT, Salisbury offers a traditional secondary school curriculum that is designed to prepare you for the rigors of college.  Rich departmental course offerings are carefully designed to teach you to write and to read well, and to think independently as you hone the learning skills essential to achieving your full potential. Being a small, single-sex school allows us to better foster your confidence.  Salisbury students feel comfortable challenging themselves and each other in the classroom.  You will become willing to take risks in a wide range of academic subjects—from science to the arts.

At Salisbury, you will participate in sports at a competitive or recreational level.  In addition, we have vast offerings in the arts and music allowing you to follow a passion or try something for the first time.

We are committed to character-based education and operate on an honor code. Various programs and numerous leadership opportunities are offered throughout the year and focus on developing you into a good, responsible citizen with a commitment to others beyond our hilltop.

Your day-to-day commitments are mixed with special field trips, theme meals, dress-down days and the much anticipated Headmaster Holidays.  We want you to achieve and have fun while doing it!


An IBSC Affiliate Offering a Private, All-Boy Education in Connecticut

Salisbury is proud to be partnered with the International Boy's School Coalition. IBSC is a "not-for-profit organization made up of member schools dedicated to enhancing the education, wellbeing and development of boys worldwide."

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We are a private, all-boy boarding high school in Connecticut committed to shaping high schooled-aged boys into men of character and promise who can rise to the challenges of the modern world.

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