St. Agnes School

39 Medford Street
Arlington, MA 02474-0217
     Tel: (781)643-9031
Grades: PK - 8 | 323 students
Saint Agnes School, as a Catholic School, strives to foster in its students strong academic achievement with personal character development as a foundation for living the Gospel message of Christ in the Twenty First Century.
St. Agnes Elementary School is committed to teaching the Gospel message of Christ; to building a community of administrators, faculty, students and parents characterized by sharing, educating and believing; and to serving through prayer, worship and social action.
We believe that the school assists the family in the intellectual, physical and spiritual development of the child.
We are committed to promoting excellence in education and to fostering a positive atmosphere of self-learning, critical thinking and peace making.nWe believe in working with the youth of the School Community to develop the skills to recognize and respond, as educated Christians, to injustices that exist within societies.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1888

Student Body

Total Students 323 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade St. Agnes School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform: Girls: skirt or pants and polo: Boys: Navy pants and polo shirt with logo. shorts and skorts are also available as part of the uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,500
Tuition Notes There are discounts for more than one child. Some tuition assistance is available after the first year. Tuition is payable in 10 monthly installments through the Facts program
% on Financial Aid 6%
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Ellen Ciarlone
Admissions Associate Ms. Kathleen Messuri


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cheering, Golf, Snowboarding, TennisAlpine SkiingBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band Program, Boys Basketball, Choir, Golf and Ski Club, Quiz Bowl Teams, School Newspaper, St. A's Angels Choir, Student Council, Wall Street Wiz Kids Band Program, Choir, Boys Basketball,
Golf and Ski Club,
Quiz Bowl Teams,
School Newspaper,
St. A's Angels Choir,
Student Council,
Wall Street Wiz Kids,

School Notes:

  • We offer:
  • A challenging academic curriculum which includes Spanish K1-8, and Latin 7-8 art, music, computer technology, engineering and robotics,and physical education
  • State of the art computer lab equipped with 26 Windows 8 pc's 
  • Art, Spanish and science classrooms
  • Fullly equipped library and media center
  • Lunch room with cafeteria service
  • Access to a full size gymnasium
  • Full day Kindergarten 1 and 2
  • Fully staffed learning center
  • Full time school nurse

  • SmartBoards in Grades 3-8 plus science lab, 7th and 8th grade math room, Spanish classroom and Kindergarten class. Plans include completing the smart board installation in remaining classrooms in 2014-2015 school year..

  • Swimming lessons as part of the 4th grade physcial education program.

  • Grandparents Day

  • Christmas Show and Talent show

  • School Band program

  • Buddy program which brings together older students to mentor younger students
  • Drama program collaboration with Arlington Catholic High School - located across the street
  • After school care available through Fidelity House community recreation center located next to the school and part of Saint Agnes Parish.

Profile last updated: 01/17/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arlington Catholic High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lesley Ellis School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lesley Ellis School (0.4 miles away)
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