Greater Boston Academy

In a Seventh-day Adventist Christian environment, Greater Boston Academy provides the basis for students to develop to their fullest potential.
In all aspects of the school program, emphasis is placed on the life-long development of character founded on biblical principles; high standards for personal scholarship; guidelines for healthful living; and a sense of community, responsibility and service.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1914

Student Body

Total Students108 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
74%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Greater Boston Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
46%
Average Class Size10 students
Advanced CoursesEnglish, History, Math, Science, Writing
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants, school shirt, black shoes and belt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,900
Tuition NotesTuition varies by grade level.
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDiane Maloney

School Notes

  • Goals:
  • Enhance spiritual growth.
  • Stimulate moral development.
  • Encourage intelligent individual choices.
  • Meet traditional standards of literacy, numeracy and civic understanding.
  • Emphasize self-discipline, goal setting, and achievement.
  • Recognize and encourage individual potential and talents.
  • Develop analytical reasoning.
  • Stimulate intellectual curiosity and creativity.
  • Cultivate an appreciation for the arts and natural world.
  • Prepare students for further education or independent living.
  • Promote a healthful life-style.
  • Nurture self-esteem and dignity.
  • Develop a respect for the talents and uniqueness of others.
  • Foster cooperation.
  • Promote service for others.

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