Blessed Stephen Bellesini OSA Academy

  • Blessed Stephen Bellesini, O.S.A. Academy is an independent Catholic middle school dedicated to providing a quality scholarship education to boys and girls from limited financial means living in Lawrence. The mission of the school is to provide an academically challenging and highly structured environment that develops the potential for each student to succeed in competitive secondary schools and colleges.
  • Our goal is to graduate students at grade level or above, prepared for a college preparatory curriculum on scholarship.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Year Founded2002
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students120 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Blessed Stephen Bellesini OSA Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size15 students
Advanced CoursesMath
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 15 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition-Free School
Acceptance Rate
45%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Flag Football, Freestyle Skiing, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
Figure SkatingFlag Football,
Freestyle SkiingLacrosse,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Bowl, Art, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Geography Club, Improv Club, Music, Science Club

Club or Organization:
Robotics
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  • Andover
    Grades: NS-8 | 450 students
    3.9 miles
    26 Central Street
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978)475-2414
    3.9 NS-8
    450

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