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Massachusetts Private Schools

There are 940 private schools in Massachusetts, serving 143,842 students.
Minority enrollment is 21% and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
39% of Massachusetts private schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).
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Rankings or Comparisons?
Rankings or Comparisons?
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Marketing the Small Private School: Communicating with Your Community
The foundation of any successful small private school marketing program is having clear, consistent and authoritative in-house communications. We take a look at what is involved in this second article on marketing the small private school.
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $12,401 for elementary schools and $28,414 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).