Walnut Park Montessori

47 Walnut Park
Newton, MA 02458-0215
Tel: (617)202-9772
Grades: NS-K | 148 students
Walnut Park Montessori School is part of the Jackson~Walnut Park Schools collaborative.
Jackson~Walnut Park, an educational collaborative sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, is a Catholic elementary school and Montessori preschool serving children from 18 months-kindergarten.
In unity with our children's families, we sustain and perpetuate a reflective, spiritually inspired, dynamic learning community.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 148 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Walnut Park Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,850
Tuition Notes 2014-2015 Tuition varies from $10,400-14,425 depending on program.
Admissions Director Katy Denning

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Chess, Chinese Culture, Computer Club, French Club, Karate, Kids Corner After School Program (11:30-5:30), Yoga Art Club, Chess, Computer Club, French Club, Karate, Yoga, Chinese Culture,
Kids Corner After School Program (11:30-5:30),

School Notes

  • Walnut Park Montessori School is part of the Jackson~Walnut Park Schools collaborative. Jackson~Walnut Park, an educational collaborative sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston. Walnut Park Montessori School serves children from 18 months-6 years. Upon completion of student's kindergarten year at Walnut Park, families may then move to Grade 1 at Jackson School, as part of the Jackson-Walnut Park continuum. Jackson School is a Catholic elementary from K-Grade 6 known for challenging academics. In unity with our children's families, we sustain and perpetuate a reflective, spiritually inspired, dynamic learning community.

Profile last updated: 09/03/2015

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is CATS Academy Boston (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Goddard School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Goddard School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Watertown
     The Goddard School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K
    0.7 miles
    26 Chestnut Street
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)402-5220
    0.7NS-K
    n/a
  • Newton
    Jackson School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-6 | 259 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Jackson Road
    Newton, MA 02458
    (617)969-1537
    0.1K-6
    259
  • Newton
    CATS Academy Boston
    Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 260 students
    0.4 miles
    575 Washington St
    Newton, MA 02458
    (857)400-9700
    0.49-12
    260
  • Newton
    Newton Country Day School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 5-12 | 385 students
    0.9 miles
    785 Centre St
    Newton, MA 02458
    (617)244-4246
    0.95-12
    385
  • Newton
    Mt Alvernia High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 219 students
    1 miles
    790 Centre St
    Newton, MA 02458
    (617)969-2260
    17-12
    219

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5.0  3/5/2015
Walnut Park was the best educational decision I ever made for my three children. A caring environment with dedicated staff and a commitment to education. You cannot go wrong here. All three went on to Jackson School which is excellent value.
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