Jackson Walnut Park School

Tel: (617)202-9772
  • Jackson Walnut Park is a unique educational environment sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston! Our youngest children, (toddlers through 6 years old) begin in a fully accreddited Montessori program. Our students then go on to receive an outsanding education in our Jackson elementary which provides a discovery-based curriculum through grade 6. Our graduates are fully prepared for acdemic endeavors, future leadership and lives of purpose!
  • The school is located on an historic campus in Newton, MA, a suburban community outside of Boston. Through small class size, we support the cultivation of the child's competency in all subject areas, thereby releasing potential for imaginative and creative thinking.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1967

Student Body

Total Students347 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeJackson Walnut Park School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size13 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,300
Tuition NotesTuition for Toddler and Preschool programs varies. Check website for further details
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaty Denning

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsBasketballBasketball

School Notes

  • Children who graduate from Jackson School go on to great success in junior high schools and high schools in the area, including: Belmont Hill School; Boston College High School; Boston Latin Academy; Boston Latin School; Brimmer and May; Buckingham Browne &Nichols; Catholic Memorial High School; Mount Alvernia High School; Newton Country Day School; Roxbury Latin School; St. Sebastian`s School; Rivers School; Southfield School; Ursuline Academy; Winsor School and others.
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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $15,967 for elementary schools and $34,902 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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