Private Schools in the 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.   The Boston area has always been at the forefront of private schools and today you will find over 250 private schools in greater Boston.

When you look for a private school, you will quickly discover that each private school has a unique governing structure, mission and philosophy.  This gives 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, Christian and Islamic.

 

Independent Private Schools in the Boston Area

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

LinkSchoolNameTypeTuitionAcademicsSizeGradesTown
Clark SchoolIndependent1-12Rowley
Sterling Education Independent-4-12Westwood
Winsor SchoolIndependent5-12Boston
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
Belmont Hill SchoolIndependent7-12Belmont
The Newman SchoolIndependent7-12Boston
Noble And Greenough SchoolIndependent7-12Dedham
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
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
Dana Hall SchoolIndependent5-12Wellesley
Deerfield AcademyIndependent9-12Deerfield
Milton AcademyIndependentK-12Milton

 

 

Catholic Private Schools in the Boston Area

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LinkSchoolNameTypeTuitionAcademicsSizeGradesTown
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
Matignon High SchoolCatholic9-12Cambridge
St Joseph Preparatory High SchoolCatholic9-12Boston
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 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

 

 

Other Private Schools in the Boston Area

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

LinkSchoolNameTypeTuitionAcademicsSizeGradesTown
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
Matignon High SchoolCatholic9-12Cambridge
St Joseph Preparatory High SchoolCatholic9-12Boston
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 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