Our Sisters' School

145 Brownell Ave
New Bedford, MA 02740-0508
     Tel: (508)994-1255
Grades: 5 - 8 | 64 students
School's mission is to educate and inspire our students to reach their full potential, to develop academic competence, social confidence, cultural sensitivity, intellectual curiosity, integrity and hope in a safe, supportive and challenging environment.
Community and volunteer involvement are core values of the school.
Our Sisters' School welcomes girls of diverse faiths, races and cultures.
Students are from families that are eligible for state fuel assistance programs, the criteria for which are tied to the federal poverty guidelines.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 5 - 8
Year Founded 2007

Student Body

Total Students 64 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 84%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Our Sisters

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and uniform shirt)
Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes We are tuition free middle school for girls coming from low income families in the Greater New Bedford Area

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Schwartz Center For Children (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Schwartz Center For Children (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Schwartz Center For Children (0.7 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Dartmouth
    Schwartz Center For Children
    Special Education School
    1 Posa Pl
    North DartmouthMA 02747
    Special Education School
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 44 students                      
  • South Dartmouth
    Little People's College
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    52 Donald Street
    South DartmouthMA 02748
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    1.1 mi | Gr. NS-PK | 66 students                      
  • North Dartmouth
    Bishop Stang High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    500 Slocum Road
    North DartmouthMA 02747
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 657 students                      
  • New Bedford
    180 Orchard St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | Gr. K-8 | 223 students                      
  • New Bedford
    Early Learning Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    322 Maxfield Street
    New BedfordMA 02740
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-K | 70 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Why Would I Want to....
Why Would I Want to....
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Bristol County, MA is $4,902 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bristol County, MA is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).