List of Private Schools in Boston Area

Private Schools in the Boston area have a long history that goes back to the early settlers.  In fact , private schools pre-date public school by many years.   Boston was always at the forefront of private schools and today there are over 250 private schools in the Boston area.

Since private schools are not required to follow government mandates, each private school has a unique governing structure, mission and philosophy giving parents unique choices about their children's education.  

Types of schools:

  • Independent Private Schools -  These schools are private but do not follow any specific religious philosophy.  There are over 60 independent schools in the Boston Area.

  • Catholic Schools  -  Catholic schools offer education based on Catholic values. There are over 60 Catholic Schools  in the Boston area.  Most Catholic schools are open for students of other religions.

  • Other Religious Schools - There are over 50 schools in the Boston area that offer education  based on values of other religions such as Jewish, Christion and Islamic.

 

 List of Private Schools in the Boston Area

 Note: The list can be sorted by clicking the arrow at the top

LinkSchoolNameTypeTuitionAcademicsSizeGradesTown
Bradford Christian AcademyChristian1-12Bradford
Clark SchoolIndependent1-12Rowley
Plumfield AcademyChristian1-9Danvers
h South Shore Sda SchoolSeventh Day Adventist3-7Braintree
Sterling Education Independent-4-12Westwood
Nativity Preparatory SchoolCatholic4-8Jamaica Plain
St Pauls Choir SchoolCatholic4-8Cambridge
The Fenn SchoolIndependent4-9Concord
Hillside SchoolIndependent4-9Marlborough
Winsor SchoolIndependent5-12Boston
Epiphany SchoolIndependent5-8Dorchester Center
Esperanza AcademyIndependent5-8Lawrence
The Accord SchoolAlternative-6-12Norwell
Austin Preparatory SchoolCatholic6-12Reading
Montrose SchoolCatholic6-12Medfield
St Marys High SchoolCatholic6-12Lynn
Boston Trinity AcademyChristian6-12Boston
Lexington Christian AcademyChristian6-12Lexington
The Tremont SchoolIndependent-6-12Lexington
Beaver Country Day SchoolIndependent6-12Chestnut Hill
Meridian AcademyIndependent6-12Jamaica Plain
The Rivers SchoolIndependent6-12Weston
Thayer AcademyIndependent6-12Braintree
The Woodward SchoolIndependent6-12Quincy
Waring SchoolIndependent6-12Beverly
St Johns Preparatory SchoolIndpendent6-12Danvers
Al-noor AcademyIslamic6-12Mansfield
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
Belmont Hill SchoolIndependent7-12Belmont
The Newman SchoolIndependent7-12Boston
Noble And Greenough SchoolIndependent7-12Dedham
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
Matignon High SchoolCatholic9-12Cambridge
St Joseph Preparatory High SchoolCatholic9-12Boston
Bishop Fenwick High SchoolCatholic9-12Peabody
Marian High SchoolCatholic9-12Framingham
Brooks SchoolEpiscopal9-12North Andover
St Mark's SchoolEpiscopal9-12Southborough
Boston University AcademyIndependent9-12Boston
Phillips AcademyIndependent9-12Andover
The Governors AcademyIndependent9-12Byfield
The Newman SchoolIndependent9-12Boston
Waldorf High School Of Massachusetts BayIndependent9-12Belmont
Cats Academy BostonIndependent9-12Braintree
Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall SchoolIndependent9-12Waltham
The Cambridge School Of WestonIndependent9-12Weston
The Academy At Penguin HallIndependent9-12Wenham
Pingree SchoolIndependent9-12South Hamilton
Walnut Hill School For The ArtsIndependent9-12Natick
Bais Yaakov Of Boston High SchoolJewish--9-12Brighton
Gann Academy the New Jewish High SchoolJewish9-12Waltham
Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael High School For BoysJewish--9-12Chestnut Hill
The Hernry Buckner SchoolIndependent--K-1Cambridge
Maimonides School Elementary SectionJewishK-5Brookline
Jackson Walnut ParkCatholicK-6Newton
St Benedict Elementary Inc.Catholic-K-6Natick
Learning Project Elementary SchoolIndependentK-6Boston
Epstein Hillel SchoolJewishK-6Marblehead
Birches SchoolIndependentK-7Lincoln
Glen Urquhart SchoolIndependentK-8Beverly
The Phoenix SchoolIndependentK-8Salem
The Rashi SchoolJewishK-8Dedham
Veritas Christian AcademyChristianK-8Wayland
Abundant Life Christian SchoolChristianK-8Wilmington
Samuel Fuller SchoolChristianK-8Middleboro
Jewish Community Day SchoolJewishK-8Watertown
Acera SchoolIndependentK-8Winchester
Norwood Montessori SchoolMontessori--K-KNorwood
The Blue Hill Montessori SchoolMontessori--K-KCanton
Bright Future Educare CenterAlternative--preKSomerville
Torah AcademyJewishpreK-11Brookline
Academy Of Notre DameCatholicpreK-12Tyngsboro
Calvary Chapel AcademyChristianpreK-12Rockland
Covenant Christian AcademyChristianpreK-12Peabody
Fellowship Christian AcademyChristianpreK-12Methuen
Brimmer & May SchoolIndependentpreK-12Chestnut Hill
British International School Of BostonIndependentpreK-12Boston
Buckingham Browne & Nichols SchoolIndependentpreK-12Cambridge
German International School BostonIndependent-preK-12Boston
International School Of BostonIndependentpreK-12Cambridge
Sudbury Valley SchoolIndependent-preK-12Framingham
Eliot Pearson Children's SchoolAlternative-preK-2Medford
Hands-on Montessori SchoolMontessori--preK-2Mansfield
Old Colony Montessori SchoolMontessoripreK-3Hingham
Greater Visions Childrens CenterAlternative--preK-4Chelmsford
North Shore Montessori SchoolMontessori--preK-4Rowley
St Joseph Elementary SchoolCatholicpreK-5Needham
St John Paul Ii Catholic Academy Mattapan CampCatholicpreK-5Mattapan
Metrowest Christian AcademyChristianpreK-5Ashland
St Stephen's Armenian Elementary SchoolChristianpreK-5Watertown
Hellenic American AcademyChristian--preK-5Lowell
Islamic Academy Of New EnglandIslamic-preK-12Sharon
Striar Hebrew AcademyJewish-preK-5Sharon
Meeting House Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-5Braintree
Su Escuela Language AcademyIndependent--preK-5Hingham
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
Park Street SchoolChristianpreK-6Boston
Faith Christian SchoolChristianpreK-6Gloucester
The Chestnut Hill SchoolIndependentpreK-6Chestnut Hill
Tenacre Country Day SchoolIndependentpreK-6Wellesley
The Advent SchoolIndependentpreK-6Boston
The Brighton SchoolIndependentpreK-6Framingham
Adams Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-6Quincy
Kingsley Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-6Boston
Torit Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-6Boston
Summit Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-6Framingham
Wellan Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-6Newton
Fayerweather Street SchoolIndpendentpreK-8Cambridge
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 Francis Of Assisi SchoolCatholicpreK-8Braintree
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
Greater Boston AcademyChristianpreK-8Stoneham
Community Christian AcademyChristianpreK-8Lowell
First Baptist Christian SchoolChristianpreK-8Weymouth
North Shore ChristianChristianpreK-8Lynn
Berea Sda AcademyChristian-preK-8Mattapan
Brockton Area Sda AcademyChristian--preK-8Brockton
The Imago School Association IChristianpreK-8Maynard
Mullein Hill Christian AcademyChristian-preK-8Lakeville
Hope Christian SchoolChristianpreK-8Hanson
St Herman Of Alaska Christian SchoolChristianpreK-8Allston
The Park SchoolIndependentpreK-8Brookline
Shady Hill SchoolIndependentpreK-8Cambridge
Brookwood SchoolIndependentpreK-8Manchester
Dedham Country Day SchoolIndependentpreK-8Dedham
Meadowbrook School Of WestonIndependentpreK-8Weston
Nashoba Brooks SchoolIndependentpreK-8Concord
Belmont Day SchoolIndependentpreK-8Belmont
Tower SchoolIndependentpreK-8Marblehead
Waldorf School Of LexingtonIndependentpreK-8Lexington
Lesley Ellis SchoolIndependentpreK-8Arlington
Charles River SchoolIndependentpreK-8Dover
Atrium SchoolIndependentpreK-8Watertown
Delphi AcademyIndependentpreK-8Milton
Odyssey Day SchoolIndependentpreK-8Wakefield
The Islamic Academy For PeaceIslamic-preK-8Methuen
Malik AcademyIslamic--preK-8Roxbury Crossing
Malik Academy/ Al Bustan PreschoolIslamic--preK-8Cambridge
New England Hebrew AcademyJewishpreK-8Brookline
Metro West Jewish Day SchoolJewishpreK-8Framingham
Riverbend SchoolMontessori-preK-8Natick
Woodside Montessori AcademyMontessori-preK-8Millis
Andover School Of MontessoriMontessori-preK-8Andover
Bay Farm Montessori AcademyMontessori-preK-8Duxbury
Inly SchoolMontessori-preK-8Scituate
Lexington Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-8Lexington
Thacher Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-8Milton
Cambridge Friends SchoolQuakerpreK-8Cambridge
The Sage SchoolIndependentpreK-8Foxboro
Waldorf School At Moraine FarmIndependentpreK-8Beverly
Oak Meadow SchoolHomeschool--preK-8Littleton
The Fessenden SchoolIndependentpreK-9West Newton
Fay SchoolIndependentpreK-9Southborough
The Pike SchoolIndependentpreK-9Andover
Shore Country Day SchoolIndependentpreK-9Beverly
Easton Country Day SchoolAlternative--preK-KNorth Easton
Little Theatre School Nursery And KindergartenAlternative--preK-KLynn
Meadowbrook Child GardenAlternative--preK-KMarlborough
Hollow Reed SchoolAlternative--preK-KJamaica Plain
South Shore Conservatory Of Music PreschoolAlternative--preK-KHingham
Beginnings Child Development CenterAlternative--preK-KWeston
Kindercare Learning Center - WestfordAlternative--preK-KWestford
Lowell Day NurseryAlternative--preK-KLowell
Mrs Alexander's SchoolAlternative--preK-KBeverly
Cuvilly Arts & Earth CenterCatholic, AlternativepreK-KIpswich
Walnut Park MontessoriCatholic, MontessoripreK-KNewton
Hilltop SchoolChristian--preK-KHaverhill
Burlington Montessori SchoolMontessori--preK-KBurlington
Ebridge Montessori SchoolMontessori--preK-KWestborough
Tara Montessori SchoolMontessori--preK-KManchester By The Sea
Childrens Montessori CenterMontessori--preK-KDanvers
King's Wood Montessori SchoolMontessori--preK-KFoxboro
Reading Montessori SchoolMontessori--preK-KReading
Childrens Own SchoolMontessori--preK-KWinchester
Childrens Workshop MontessoriMontessori--preK-KMarblehead
Newburyport Montessori SchoolMontessori-preK-KNewburyport
Greater Quincy Child Care CenterIndependent-preK-KQuincy
Knowledge BeginningsIndependent--preK-KNorth Billerica
Apple Orchard SchoolIndependent-preK-KBrookline
Kindercare Learning CenterIndependent-preK-KBurlington
Glcac Child Care CenterIndependent-preK-KLawrence
Cole Harrington School Age EnrichmentIndependent--preK-KCanton
The Tobin SchoolIndependent--preK-KNatick
The Ridge Hill SchoolIndependent-preK-KNorwell
Boston Children's SchoolIndependent--preK-KBoston
Klub Kid TooIndependent--preK-KChelmsford
The Cottage Childrens CenterIndependent--preK-KMarlborough
Tender Learning CentreIndependent--preK-KBurlington
Kinder Care Learning CenterIndependent--preK-KStoneham
Step Ahead KindergartenIndependent--preK-KBraintree
Kindercare Learning CenterIndependent--preK-KNewburyport
Knowledge BeginningsIndependent--preK-KChelmsford
Clarke School BostonIndependent--preK-KCanton
Great Beginnings Learning SchoolIndependentpreK-KDanvers
Braintree St Coletta Day SchoolCatholic, Special EducationUngraded-UngradedBraintree
Pincushion Hill Montessori SchoolMontessori-Ungraded-UngradedAshland
Dana Hall SchoolIndependent5-12Wellesley
Deerfield AcademyIndependent9-12Deerfield
Fay SchoolIndependentK-9Southborough
Milton AcademyIndependentK-12Milton