• Friends: Sharing in the experience

  • Mastery: Becoming masters of great discussion and exploration

  • Storytelling: We all have great stories to tell

  • Adventure: Great trips with wonderful people

  • Strategy: Critical thinking, impressive moves

  • Connection: Finding affinity everywhere

  • Theater: Exploring roles, discovering worlds

  • Sports: Working together and meeting the challenge!

  • Friendship: Building bonds to last a lifetime

  • Performance: Finding voices, sharing songs

  • Learning: Reaching new insights, together

  • Endurance: Achievement in all seasons


Mooreland Hill is an independent, co-educational day school currently serving central Connecticut students in grades kindergarten through nine.


For over eighty years, Mooreland Hill School has prepared pre-adolescent and middle school aged children for the challenges and opportunities awaiting them not only in secondary school and college, but also in life. With a long history of caring and individual attention, the faculty of the school has provided the opportunities and the education to allow young people to explore the world around them. It is the faculty’s spirited and knowledgeable teaching that brings a sense of wonder and exuberance to the process of discovery. Read more…

Autumn Open House – Friday, October 24, 2014

  An independent school where a love of learning begins, and grows with your child from K-9.   Autumn Open House  Friday, October 24th 9:00 a.m.   See Mooreland Hill School for yourself: • See learning in a small-classroom setting • Meet current parents • Speak to teachers and administrators   Find out why parents have […]


Students’ View of Progress

Two weeks ago, I asked the students how they were progressing in this new academic year. Most looked at me with puzzlement in their eyes. “We just started school!” was what they seemed to say with their looks. I challenged the grades to sum up their sense of progress for me before Berlin Fair Friday, […]


Year of Progress

My family and I were fortunate to attend the 60th Newport Jazz Festival at the beginning of August. We went to hear Dee Dee Bridgewater perform the songs made classic by Billie Holiday in honor of Ms. Holiday’s inaugural performance at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954. In addition, we went to hear the Jazz […]