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New Jersey's Premier Private Middle School

The cherished Hun School Principles of academic excellence, integrity, kindness, respect, and trust are integrated in all aspects of our program.
Middle school students are enthusiastic, curious, active, and eager to explore the world and to find their place within it. The Hun Middle School fosters a close-knit community where 100 students in grades 6–8 engage fully in the learning process, grow as unique individuals, and celebrate one another’s successes.

The traditional preparatory curriculum is balanced by hands-on, project-based learning that makes each day a journey of intellectual adventure and personal growth. A rich array of arts, activities, and athletics builds well-rounded students, with the capacity to blend joyful living with a successful educational experience.  

The Hun Middle School has helped generations of students to thrive academically and personally, well-prepared for the challenges of our Upper School, college, and life beyond.

List of 3 members.

  • Ken Weinstein 

    Middle School Head; Head Girls' Crew Coach
    (609) 921-7600 Ext 2247
    Tufts University - B.A.
    University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Ed.M.
  • Jennifer Anderson 

    Assistant Head of Middle School
    (609) 921-7600 Ext 2327
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - B.A.
  • Jillian Schneider 

    Administrative Assistant to the Middle School Head
    (609) 921-7600 Ext 2247
    Burlington County College - A.A.

Why Choose a Private Middle School?

Choosing a middle schooler's educational experience is an exciting and challenging decision. Your student needs a place where they can thrive academically and build on the skills they began learning in elementary school. It's also essential that this environment offers an uplifting and encouraging experience that will make your child excited to pursue their future education. Our middle school, located in Princeton, NJ, provides this environment through unique opportunities for hands-on growth.
From academic enrichment to a feeling of community, parents choose to send their middle schoolers to our private Princeton middle school for a wide variety of reasons. Here are some of the many benefits our middle school students enjoy:
  • Opportunities for academic growth
  • Small class sizes and one-on-one educational opportunities that encourage personalized learning
  • Support in a connected community of teachers, mentors, and peers
  • Well-rounded extracurricular opportunities, clubs, art, and athletic programs

What to Expect From the Hun Middle School

At our private Princeton, NJ, middle school, we channel the energy and passion of our students into each of our traditional and unconventional learning activities. Through our unique approach to education, middle schoolers will create their own learning experiences, which they'll take with them long into the future as they ask questions and find answers both together and independently.
Because our typical class size is 13 students, our middle school faculty can work meaningfully with each student to discover their unique gifts and encourage their continued growth. Through opportunities such as our after-school Learning Lab — where students can do their homework alongside a teacher — middle schoolers can continue to develop their skills and build meaningful relationships with staff and other students outside the classroom. Not only will they grow academically, but they'll also be enriched emotionally and mentally as they build lasting personal connections with caring mentors and peers.

Our Middle School Curriculum

Each grade's curriculum at the Hun Middle School is designed to help students build on their previous education and experiences while preparing them with the skills and knowledge they'll need in Upper School and beyond.
Throughout sixth grade, students are eased into middle school with challenging and exciting classes that encourage independent learning. Beyond English, social studies, science and pre-algebra, we offer yearly electives to develop students' skills and interests. All sixth grades take a Study Strategies course to build their study skills, as well as a music theory course and performing and visual arts classes.
Students in seventh grade build on existing skills while encountering new problem-solving situations that allow them to apply their learning to the world around them. Along with math, science, history and English, seventh graders take a health class, language course and a performing and visual arts class.
Finally, eighth graders develop their critical thinking skills with classes and activities that extend beyond the classroom. Our English, geography, science and algebra classes prepare students with the skills they need for success in high school. They'll also take a language class, health class and performing and visual arts class, as well as other electives.

Visit Hun Today

If you're interested in exploring everything the Hun Middle School has to offer your child, we invite you to visit us today and take a tour of the school. Contact us at 609-921-7600 or admiss@hunschool.org to get started. Then, fill out our inquiry form to help us get to know you better.
We look forward to hearing from you and giving you a first-hand look at the unique learning opportunities of our private New Jersey middle school.

The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational, private day and boarding college preparatory school.  Student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work.

176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, NJ 08540  |  Phone: (609) 921-7600 | Email: admiss@hunschool.org