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Catholic schools offer an education based on Catholic values. Research has shown that a Catholic education offers great benefits when it comes to values, academic outcomes, and cost. 

There are over 60 Catholic schools in the Boston area to choose from, and most schools are not just available to Catholic children, but are also open to students of other religions.

Here are some of the advantages of a Catholic education:


Faith-Based Education 
If you’re a practicing Catholic, you may value the faith-based education offered by Catholic schools.

Many parents choose to send their children to a Catholic school because they prefer the values taught, compared to a public or independent school setting. This includes an emphasis on service to the community and discipline. Uniforms may not be very popular with students, but studies have found some major benefits of school uniforms, including fewer discipline issues and fewer incidences of bullying

Academic Excellence
Catholic schools are known for their emphasis on academic excellence. Data shows that Catholic schools have a higher rate of high school graduation for minority students compared to other schools. According to the US Department of Education, 62% of Catholic school students will earn a bachelor’s degree, compared to 31% of public school graduates.

Catholic school tuition is generally much lower than that of other private schools.  


Featured Catholic  Schools  



Catholic Schools in the Boston Area

Nativity Preparatory SchoolCatholic4-8Jamaica Plain
St Pauls Choir SchoolCatholic4-8Cambridge
Austin Preparatory SchoolCatholic6-12Reading
Montrose SchoolCatholic6-12Medfield
St Marys High SchoolCatholic6-12Lynn
Mt Alvernia High SchoolCatholic7-12Newton
Archbishop Williams High SchoolCatholic7-12Braintree
Boston College High SchoolCatholic7-12Dorchester
Cathedral High SchoolCatholic7-12Boston
Catholic MemorialCatholic7-12West Roxbury
Ursuline AcademyCatholic7-12Dedham
Xaverian Brothers High SchoolCatholic7-12Westwood
Notre Dame AcademyCatholic7-12Hingham
Pope John Xxiii High SchoolCatholic7-12Everett
Arlington Catholic High SchoolCatholic9-12Arlington
Notre Dame Cristo Rey High SchoolCatholic9-12Lawrence
Central Catholic High SchoolCatholic9-12Lawrence
Cristo Rey Boston High SchoolCatholic-9-12Dorchester
Fontbonne AcademyCatholic9-12Milton
Bishop Fenwick High SchoolCatholic9-12Peabody
Marian High SchoolCatholic9-12Framingham
Jackson Walnut ParkCatholicK-6Newton
St Benedict Elementary Inc.Catholic-K-6Natick
Academy Of Notre DameCatholicpreK-12Tyngsboro
St Joseph Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-5Needham
St John Paul Ii Catholic Academy Mattapan CampCatholicpreK-5Mattapan
South Boston Catholic AcademyCatholicpreK-6South Boston
St Theresa of Avila SchoolCatholicpreK-6West Roxbury
Holy Name Parish SchoolCatholicpreK-6West Roxbury
Mount Alvernia AcademyCatholicpreK-6Chestnut Hill
St BrendanCatholicpreK-6Dorchester
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help/mission Grammar SchoolCatholicpreK-6Roxbury Crossing
St John SchoolCatholicpreK-6Wellesley
St Michael Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8North Andover
Sacred Hearts SchoolCatholicpreK-8Bradford
Lawrence Catholic AcademyCatholicpreK-8Lawrence
St Bernadette Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8Northborough
St Augustine Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8Andover
St Columbkille Partnership SchoolCatholicpreK-8Brighton
St John Paul Ii Catholic Academy- Neponset CampusCatholicpreK-8Dorchester
St Catherine Of Siena SchoolCatholicpreK-8Norwood
St John The Baptist SchoolCatholicpreK-8Peabody
Blessed Sacrament SchoolCatholicpreK-8East Walpole
St Raphael SchoolCatholicpreK-8Medford
Cheverus Catholic SchoolCatholicpreK-8Malden
Quincy Catholic AcademyCatholicpreK-8Quincy
Trinity Catholic AcademyCatholicpreK-8Brockton
Our Lady Of Assumption SchoolCatholicpreK-8Lynnfield
Ste Jeanne D'arc Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8Lowell
St John Paul Ii Catholic AcademyCatholicpreK-8Dorchester Center
St John Paul Ii Catholic Academy Columbia CampCatholicpreK-8Dorchester
St Agatha SchoolCatholicpreK-8Milton
Immaculate Conception SchoolCatholicpreK-8Lowell
St Anthony SchoolCatholicpreK-8Everett
St Patrick Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8Stoneham
St Pius V SchoolCatholicpreK-8Lynn
St Mary Of The Hills SchoolCatholicpreK-8Milton
St John SchoolCatholicpreK-8Boston
St Catherine Of Genoa SchoolCatholicpreK-8Somerville
St Francis Xavier SchoolCatholicpreK-8South Weymouth
St Mary's SchoolCatholicpreK-8Melrose
St Agnes SchoolCatholicpreK-8Arlington
Immaculate Conception SchoolCatholicpreK-8Newburyport
St Monica SchoolCatholicpreK-8Methuen
St Joseph Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8Holbrook
The Saints AcademyCatholicpreK-8Beverly
Sacred Heart Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8Weymouth
St Charles SchoolCatholicpreK-8Woburn
St John The Evangelist SchoolCatholicpreK-8Canton
St Mary Of The Assumption Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8Brookline
St Peter SchoolCatholicpreK-8Cambridge
Immaculate ConceptionCatholicpreK-8Revere
St Bridget SchoolCatholicpreK-8Abington
St Joseph SchoolCatholicpreK-8Wakefield
East Boston Central Catholic SchoolCatholicpreK-8East Boston
St Mary's Catholic SchoolCatholicpreK-8Mansfield
St Paul Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-8Hingham
St Patrick School & Education CenterCatholicpreK-8Lowell
Cuvilly Arts & Earth CenterCatholic| AlternativepreK-KIpswich
Walnut Park MontessoriCatholic| MontessoripreK-KNewton
Braintree St Coletta Day SchoolCatholic| Special EducationUngraded-UngradedBraintree
Sacred Hearts STEM SchoolCatholicpreK-8Roslindale

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