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by Theodore Ritchie 7 min read

What is Harbor Country Day School's motto?

From its very beginning in 1958, the motto of Harbor Country Day School has been the same, from the Latin poet Horace: “ Sine labore nihil ,” translated as, "Without work nothing." For six decades, our graduates have remembered the school’s motto as one of life's truths -- that nothing comes without hard work.

How do I apply to Harbor Day School?

Learn more about our program by exploring our website and engaging with our admission office. The online application for the 2022-2023 school year may be submitted between September 1, 2021, and January 18, 2022. Harbor Day, the first independent school in Orange County, has been educating students in grades K-8 for over 65 years.

Why Harbor Country Day?

As a result, our students possess the moral and ethical foundation that prepares them to live with compassion and empathy in a global world. Harbor Country Day Graduates are fearless learners, and reflective leaders who negotiate effectively.


When was Harbor Country Day School founded?

Founded in 1958 by a group of devoted parents, Harbor Country Day School is a nonprofit, independent private school for preschool through eighth grade in Suffolk County.

Why do harbor students embrace hard work?

They embrace the hard work that comes with a rigorous curriculum like Harbor’s because they are taught from the day they enter the school how to work with purpose, and how to make it fun.

Is Harbor Country Day School a non profit?

It is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization under section 501 (c) (3) of the IRS Code governed by a self-perpetuation board of trustees.