Best Massachusetts Private Schools (2023)
For the 2023 school year, there are 832 private schools serving 125,744 students in Massachusetts (there are 1,845 public schools, serving 911,465 students). 12% of all K-12 students in Massachusetts are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $21,770 for elementary schools and $36,817 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 71% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 29% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
Lexington Christian Academy Photo - Lexington Christian Academy is an independent, college preparatory, day and boarding school educating students in grades 6-12.
New England Innovation Academy Photo - "NEIA students will develop a deep sense of empathy, respect, and responsibility, as well as the courage to be, in Gandhi's words, the change they wish to see in the world." - TOM WOELPER, HEAD OF SCHOOL
Miss Hall's School Photo - "The best thing about MHS is how friendly everyone is and how easy it is to become part of the community. I had an abundance of new friends on the first day of orientation, and I had bonded with my teachers by the end of the first week of classes." - Current Student
Apple Orchard School Photo - Based on Allandale Farm, Apple Orchard students spend much of their time outside: running in fields, feeding the chickens, caring for our barn animals, walking our goats, climbing pudding stone, building tree forts, sledding, stomping in puddles and playing in the mud.
Fusion Academy Hingham Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Students have different teachers for different subjects, and teachers act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Clark School Photo - Clark School's beautiful New England campus, located in Rowley, MA across from the Ipswich Country Club. Clark offers small class sizes with only 160 students total grades K-12.
Commonwealth School Photo - Two blocks from Copley Square, nestled in a pair of brownstones in Boston's Back Bay, the feeling of family persists at Commonwealth, and its location gives students unparalleled access to Boston's resources, fostering meaningful scholarly research, independent projects, and community service.
Bay Farm Montessori Academy Photo - Bay Farm is proud to offer Enrichment Programs that give our students the opportunity to participate in educational and recreational activities beyond the regular classroom.
Boston College High School Photo - The labyrinth in our main common area provides a metaphor for the reflective journey you take through life, as well as the internal discovery of yourself.
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