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boys holding up Will Li in fountain after graduation

Here, you belong. 

And your brothers will be with you all of the way.

There’s nothing like being part of something bigger than yourself. And there’s nothing like the bonds you build and the way you grow when everything and everyone challenges you to be your best self.

Your school day won’t end with the last class. But you won’t want it to.

We expect every member of the Delbarton community to contribute meaningfully to life beyond the classroom. In return, you gain the strength and support of inspiring teachers who are also your coaches and advisors. You learn how to lead. You follow what energizes you—because the options are endless.

You gain brothers for life.

Why All-Boys?

Opportunity

Discovering Your Self

Singing in the winter musical, mentoring a young child or scoring a championship-winning goal—our interests and talents are different, but all are respected. Throughout the many opportunities Delbarton offers, we are united in character and values.

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Strength Through Resiliency

Our motto means, “When cut down, we grow back stronger.” Everything rewarding comes through challenge. And everything at Delbarton is intentionally designed to build trust so each one of us can take on any challenge.

Brotherhood

Embracing Experience Together

There’s an active energy in all we do at Delbarton—in class or at play, serving or celebrating. We compete, we engage, we cheer each other on, we care. And through it all, we become true brothers.

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student-run clubs and groups

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85%

of students play on interscholastic athletic teams

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musical and theater performing groups

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In Business to Serve

The Business and Economics Club has researched and originated more than $2,000 in loans through Kiva.org, a global microlending platform that supports small business owners. Pictured are Guatemalan carpenters who were able to expand their business through one of the loans.

THE DELBARTON EXPERIENCE

Maximus Cresti

Maximus Cresti ’21 was a two-year varsity basketball and soccer player at Delbarton. He was also a student leader of the percussion ensemble, a student coordinator of the Blood Drive and a retreat leader. Maximus entered the University of Virginia to major in biomedical engineering. 

Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson ’21 was a Senior Student Ambassador Coordinator, a member of the Council of Seniors, a deanery leader and a member of the Middle School Mentors Program. Matthew moved on to Williams College (MA) to major in economics and play for the men’s lacrosse team. 

Dylan Cawley

Dylan Cawley ’21 served as a captain of the Speech and Debate team, swam and managed on the varsity swim team, and coordinated events for the Social Justice Committee. He joined Emory University to study public policy and international relations.

Christian Lalin

Christian Lalin ’21 was a three-year varsity tennis player, and captain his senior year. He led the Investment Club, Business and Economics club, and Politics Club. He was also a campus minister and Student Ambassador. Christian entered Princeton University to study economics. 

Nicolas Gritz

Nicolas Gritz ’21 played piano in the jazz band, debated for the varsity forensics team, and played four years on the varsity tennis team. He was also a Student Ambassador and deanery leader. Nicolas was recruited to play tennis for Hamilton College.

Michael Mastrangelo

Michael Mastrangelo ’21 was a three-year member of the Student Ambassador program, a leader in the Big Brother program and played for the baseball team his senior year. He joined St. Lawrence University to major in business and political science.