St. Paul's Choir School

29 Mount Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138-0213
Tel: (617)868-8658
Grades: 4-8 | 50 students
St. Paul’s Choir’s School is an academically excellent, highly selective, Catholic Day School for boys grades 4-8 in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. Founded in 1963, St. Paul's is the only Catholic boys' choir school in the United States, modeled on the European tradition of ‘Choir Schools’.
The Choir tours, records, and broadcasts frequently, and the boys develop great personal confidence through frequent performance.
Recent collaborations have included performances with groups such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Lyric Opera, and Harvard Glee Club.
The Choir has also performed for audiences in Washington, DC, New York City, and the Vatican.
Boys graduate to attend prestigious high schools including BC High, Roxbury Latin, Philips Andover, Boston Latin, and Rivers Academy.
A number of past students are also graduates of Harvard and Yale Universities.
Admission to St. Paul's Choir School is by audition.
For more information, please contact John Robinson, Music Director, at or 617-868-8658 X319.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade St. Paul's Choir School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,700
Admissions Director John Robinson

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is James F Farr Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Malik Academy/ Al Bustan Preschool (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Peter Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • Cambridge
    Grades: K-4 | 58 students
    0.5 miles
    808 Memorial Dr
    Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Cambridge
    James F Farr Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 28 students
    0.8 miles
    71 Pearl St
    Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Cambridge
    Grades: K-2 | 55 students
    0.8 miles
    85 Bishop Allen Dr
    Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-8 | 227 students
    1 miles
    96 Concord Ave
    Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-12 | 1018 students
    1.1 miles
    80 Gerrys Landing Rd
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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The school is on the rise. This school offers the musical opportunity of a lifetime. Academically, it''s getting a lot better. All in all, I''d highly recommend this school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/06/12

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