Our Lady's Academy

920 Trapelo Road,
Waltham, MA, 02452-0245
Tel: (781)899-0353
Grades: PK - 8 | 277 students
The mission of Our Lady's School is to cultivate the foundations of learning through community and family interactions in the Catholic faith.
We respect and appreciate the diversity of all learners and challenge them to reach their full potential.
An education at Our Lady's School prepares students to be responsible and productive citizens while leading a life of Christian service.
Our philosophy is grounded in a fundamental belief in the inherent worth and value of our Catholic faith, which acts as the foundation and cornerstone of our school and the education of our young boys and girls.
We provide a learning environment that is inspired by God’s word and traditional Catholic values, for it is in these teachings that our students find the keys to achievement in their communication skills, computational capabilities, and proficiency in objective thinking.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 277 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • Our curriculum focuses on the development of the whole child, emotionally, socially, cognitively, physically and spiritually. At Our Lady’s Academy, education is geared to the specific learning needs of each student and tailored to his or her learning style.

    To develop the whole child, our curriculum includes Language Arts, Mathematics (including Algebra), Science(including laboratory work), Social Studies (including History and Geography), Computer Science, Religion, Spanish (PreK to 8), Art, Music, Physical Education, and Independent Study (gr. 8).
     
    We utilize a state-of-the-art Guided Reading Program that encourages students to read to their ability by providing materials based on each student’s instructional reading level. We also use an assessment program that provides classroom teachers with information three times per year in reading, writing, and math to ensure that all students are receiving targeted instruction.

     
    We believe that it is our responsibility to provide the necessary environment for all of our students to thrive and develop to their potential, both academically and socially. To support our curriculum, we provide a modern, safe, and nurturing atmosphere.
     

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cotting School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cotting School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Belmont Day School (2.5 miles away)
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  • Lexington Cotting School    
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    Lexington , MA , 02421
    (781)862-7323
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    0.9  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  K-12
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    (781)862-8571
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  • Waltham Gann Academy    
    (Jewish)
    333 Forest Street
    Waltham , MA , 02452
    (781)642-6800
    (Jewish)
    1.2  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  9-12
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    187 Spring St
    Lexington , MA , 02421
    (781)861-7081
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  • Waltham Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall School
    785 Beaver Street
    Waltham , MA , 02452
    (781)314-0800
    1.6  mi  |  164  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2013 - Great attention to detail and needs of each individual student and parents. Technology, after school programs etc. Our PK daughter has had major and more structured improvement. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 19, 2012 - My child has received advanced math education since the first grade. The teachers set up the curriculum tailored to each child so the child learns a lot and is not bored. The curriculum is specialized to each child by subject so if the child excels in one area and needs help in another, that can happen. - Posted by Parent

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