Cardigan Mountain School A boarding and day school for boys in grades 6 through 9

Mission & Core Values


AUGERE VIRTUTEM - DIRIGERE MENTEMBuild character and mold minds.

Our Mission

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.

Our 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.


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


Be honest.
Remain true to yourself and your word.


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


Be brave. Face
adversity with strength and persistence.

Class photo during Commencement