Cardigan Mountain School A boarding and day school for boys in grades 6 through 9
Cardigan Seniors walking to commencement ceremony


Cardigan Mountain School offers a close-knit community that prepares middle school boys—in mind, body, and spirit—for responsible and meaningful lives in a global society.

Core Values

To achieve our mission, we reward effort and accomplishment, helping each boy realize his academic, physical, and personal potential through the integration of the following Core Values in all aspects of daily life.

Cardigan faculty member and student sharing a hug after Chapel



Be Kind. Seek
to understand others and go out of your way to help.

Two Cardigan student leaders shaking hands



Be honest.
Remain true to yourself and your word.

Cardigan lacrosse player embracing player from opposing team after the game



Be Considerate. Care for yourself, others, and Cardigan Mountain School.

Student leader public speaking at the podium



Be brave. Face
adversity with strength and persistence.


AUGERE VIRTUTEM - DIRIGERE MENTEMBuild character and mold minds.