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


The traditions among students and faculty at Cardigan are numerous and provide opportunities for the School to come together for friendship, help strengthen our connections with our community, and guide us through experiences that encourage cooperation, and trust-building.

Cardigan's Polar Bear Swim
Two Cardigan student leaders shaking hands

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.