Newton Country Day School

785 Centre St,
Newton, MA, 02458-0215
     Tel: (617)244-4246
Grades: 5 - 12 | 392 students
Founded in 1880, Newton Country Day School is an independent, college preparatory school for girls, grades 5 - 12.
Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition, Newton is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, which spans forty-four countries and twenty-one cities in the United States.
At Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, young women are prepared for lives of courage and confidence.
Such preparation is accomplished deliberately, guiding students to realize the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical dimensions of their lives.
Here, students experience the transformative power of God's love for each of them.
Secure in that knowledge, students develop a deep and enduring capacity for scholarly engagement and social justice.
Highly motivated girls of all faiths energize the school and join a community of vigorous intellect, active compassion, and joyful traditions.
Students discover and develop their individual talents and dedicate their gifts to the service of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 392 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Newton Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mt Alvernia High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Alvernia High School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mount Alvernia Academy (0.9 miles away)
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  • NewtonMt Alvernia High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    790 Centre St
    NewtonMA02458
    (617)969-2260
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 219 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Chestnut HillMount Alvernia Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    20 Manet Road
    Chestnut HillMA02467
    (617)527-7540
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 267 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • NewtonCATS Academy Boston
      (Roman Catholic)
    575 Washington St
    NewtonMA02458
    (857)400-9700
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 260 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NewtonWalnut Park Montessori
    Montessori School  (Roman Catholic)
    47 Walnut Park
    NewtonMA02458
    (617)202-9772
    Montessori School  (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 35 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • NewtonJackson School
      (Roman Catholic)
    200 Jackson Road
    NewtonMA02458
    (617)969-1537
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 259 students | Gr. K-6                      

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