English courses build students' skills of reading, writing, and public speaking. Boys learn to make meaningful connections between the texts they read and the world around them.
Health and Physical Education
Health and physical education courses promote physical fitness and overall well being. These courses build both athleticism and good decision-making skills.
Our history courses inspire the boys' interest in the past and its influence on the present, first with an exploration of American history and then with the study of world cultures.
Middle School mathematics courses build the skills necessary for all students to complete Algebra I and II by the end of Form II.
Modern and Classical Languages
Along with studying their choice of the Latin, Spanish, and Chinese languages, Middle School boys engage with the cultures that formed these languages.
Haverford music classes engage student creativity: by Form II, the boys are ready to compose and perform their own original songs.
Middle School science courses build the skills and knowledge to prepare the boys for full engagement in Haverford's rigorous Upper School science courses.
Middle School theater classes and projects build confidence, improve public speaking skills, nurture creativity, and promote compassion.
In visual art classes, Middle School boys learn to communicate through drawing, sculpture, pottery, photography, video production, and more.
Day in the Life
Sam, a Middle School student, describes how The Haverford School is preparing him for life.
Middle School students describe what it takes to be a great man.
Meet the Head of Middle School
Dr. Jay Greytok
Dr. Greytok graduated from Haverford in 1983 and began teaching at the School in 1988. He holds a B.S. from Syracuse University, an M.A. in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, and both an MBA and an Ed.D from Saint Joseph's University. He is a leading expert on boys education, with an emphasis on the Middle School boy's experience.