Founded in 1960 as North Palm Beach Private School by Nancy and Marshall Benjamin, The Benjamin School of today is one of the nation's premier independent day schools. From Early Childhood through Upper School (grades PK3 - 12), we offer a wide range of possibilities for students across broad horizons.
With over 1,100 students enrolled on two campuses in North Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, The Benjamin School offers a comprehensive experience academically, athletically and artistically. Through a wide range of courses, class trips and co-curricular clubs and sports, students learn to work both independently and collaboratively.
We teach 21st-century skills. Benjamin students learn to become independent, self-directed, collaborative and fearless learners.
We share our values with students in both how we teach and how we treat each other.
We encourage students to explore an array of experiences, from academics to the visual and performing arts and athletics.
Students graduate prepared for a bountiful range of opportunities, including admission to our nation’s finest colleges and universities.
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Lower School (PK3-5)
Nurturing a Love of Learning
Children begin their educational journey in our Lower School with core academic subjects as well as art, music, world languages (French, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish) and physical education. In small classes, we emphasize foundational skills in reading, writing and mathematics, interwoven with sophisticated and engaging educational experiences. Students also enjoy plenty of time outside for both freeplay and learning.
Middle School (6-8)
Inspiring Student Success
We understand students learn best when they are engaged. That’s why The Benjamin School emphasizes interdisciplinary, project-based learning in all grades. Unit studies incorporate history, social studies, literature, art, science, music, language and mathematics to teach concepts and develop skills.
Upper School (9-12)
Creating Globally Competent Citizens
The Benjamin School offers the quintessential high school experience, with a plethora of opportunities in the classroom, on the playing field, in the studio and on the stage. Our Upper School unquestionably prepares students for the demands of college and the rigors of 21st-century careers and world citizenship.
A premier PK3 - Grade 12 independent, coeducational day school with campuses in North Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. Since 1960, The Benjamin School has provided a challenging college preparatory education to a diverse student body in a structured, nurturing community environment.