Founded in 1892 by William Nichols, Nichols School is a nationally recognized co-educational college preparatory school, for grades 5 through 12. We are an independent school and non-denominational. With an average enrollment of 570 students, the average class size is 14 students.
Our Core Values include: Pursuit of Excellence, Integrity of Character, Tradition and Change, Rigor and Balance, and Diverse Community. At Nichols School, inspired teachers and students are committed to a quality standard of learning and achievement in all aspects of school life. Our community strives to cultivate each students sense of responsibility, compassion, honesty and self-discipline. Our goal is to produce confident and ethical young people equipped for the challenges of life. We embrace and value our Schools history and heritage. We also recognize the importance of adaptation and innovation as a means of preparing our students for the future. Our challenging expectations and structured environment bring out potential. Each student is encouraged to find the balance among academic, artistic, athletic and extra-curricular involvements. We strive to create a community that reflects our regions neighborhoods and the wider world. In this environment, our students develop habits of tolerance, understanding and mutual respect.