Darlington School: Upper School Academics
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Upper School Academics

Preparing students to thrive at college—and in life.

At Darlington's Upper School, we commit fully to the whole student, valuing each person for his or her individual strengths. We hold that greatness emerges not from classroom vigor alone, but from a symphony of intellectual, physical, and philosophical inspirations.

College Boot Camp

Seniors hit the ground running on the first day of school with College Bootcamp. They meet with their college advisors, hear from a series of college admissions pros, and attend small-group session on different topics related to college.

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Meet Zenith

Boarding student Zenith Han comes to Darlington from Beijing, China. She shares about her experiences in Thornwood House and pursuing her passions through DarBots, Darlington's robotics team.

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Preparing for College

From a full offering of AP classes to individualized college counseling, Darlington is committed to making each student a top candidate for academic success.

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The unique way we approach the day at Darlington.

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What are you curious about? Is there something that you've always wanted to try but never had the opportunity? From complex robotics and community outreach to knitting and even filmmaking, our iPeriod gives you the time to freely explore your curiosities and discover new interests.

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Advisory Program

Our Advisory Program will help guide you as you develop intellectually and experience newfound independence and responsibilities.

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