Why Nichols School?

Ryann '24

"I chose to come to Nichols because of the teacher and student relationships, I always found I worked and learned better in smaller groups and class sizes. Nichols provides this for all of their students, which has helped me become a better student and person."

Noah '20

"I chose to come to Nichols because of the small class sizes and the supportive community. I love Nichols because the teachers are willing to help and want you to succeed."

Mr. Cammarata, Faculty Member

“The students, my colleagues, parents, and everyone I need during my day are the reason this place is such an extraordinary place to learn and teach.

Elaina '22

“I love all of my teachers at Nichols. They’re inviting, engaging, and always happy to help.”

Ms. Olena, Faculty Member

“Coming to Nichols, where teachers are passionate about their subjects and where getting a great education is central to students’ lives, was like coming home.”

These are just a few of the things that make Nichols School special for our teachers and students! 

Hear from our parent community on some of the reasons Nichols rose above the rest in their search for an independent school.

List of 14 items.

  • 1892

    Founding Year
  • 14

    Average Class Size
  • 8:1

    Student Teacher Ratio
  • 50/50

    Boy-Girl Ratio
  • 40+

    Student-Led Clubs
  • 20+

    Championship-Winning Athletic Teams
  • 6

    Robotics Teams
  • 35+

    Community Service Opportunities
  • 24

    AP Classes
  • 30

    Acres of Campus
  • 85%

    Nichols seniors admitted to "highly competitive" colleges
  • 560

    Average Enrollment
  • 65

    Faculty Members Pursued Professional Development Opportunities
  • $30m


About Us

Nichols School is a nationally recognized college preparatory coed independent school with a 130-year history.