The Park School

Tel: (617)277-2456
Grades: PK-9 | 562 students
Park's 26 acre campus attracts students from Boston, Brookline, and surrounding communities.
Park's 26 acre campus attracts students from Boston, Brookline, and surrounding communities.
The Park School has offered an exceptional independent education to boys and girls in pre-kindergarten through ninth grade since 1888. Today, our diverse student body of over 560 students comes from the Boston metropolitan area to a beautiful 26-acre campus in Brookline, Massachusetts near Jamaica Pond.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-9
Year Founded 1888

Student Body

Total Students 562 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Park School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 6
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $20,820 for Pre-Kindergarten to $33,700 for Grade IX. Our tuition includes all expenses for textbooks, athletics, field trips, recess refreshments, and lunch for Grades I–IX.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Merle Jacobs
Admissions Associate Jonathan Prosky


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyIce Hockey,
SoftballTrack and Field,

School Notes:

  • The mission of a school is the articulation of its purposes and objectives against which all of its activities are measured. The statement of Park's mission is also intended to embody the shared values of the community to which all subscribe. The cornerstone of Park's program is academic excellence combining both high standards of scholarship and the encouragement of each child to develop to his or her greatest potential. The school provides a nurturing environment in which children can develop curiosity, express creativity, appreciate the value of hard work and discipline, and experience the joy of learning. Park's faculty encourages individual students to strive for intellectual, physical and moral growth, and to become contributing members of the community.

Profile last updated: 08/26/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Dexter School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Apple Orchard School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Apple Orchard School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brookline
    Apple Orchard School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 42 students
    0.5 miles
    282d Newton St
    Brookline, MA 02445
  • Brookline
    Grades: PK-12 | 415 students
    0.5 miles
    20 Newton St
    Brookline, MA 02445
  • Brookline
    Grades: PK-12 | 371 students
    0.5 miles
    10 Newton St
    Brookline, MA 02445
  • Boston
    Grades: NS-12 | 422 students
    0.6 miles
    416 Pond Street
    Boston, MA 02130
  • Jamaica Plain
    Italian Home For Children
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-9 | 83 students
    1 miles
    1125 Centre St
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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