Top 5 Best Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 blue ribbon private schools serving 2,356 students in Massachusetts.
The best top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Massachusetts include Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Ste Jeanne D'arc Continuation School and St. Bernadette Continuation School.
The average acceptance rate is 73%, which is higher than the Massachusetts private school average acceptance rate of 71%.
63% of blue ribbon private schools in Massachusetts are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked Massachusetts Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Stoneleigh-Burnham School Photo - Our challenging and supportive learning environment encourages appropriate risk-taking by providing a safe space for making mistakes. Stoneleigh-Burnham School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.
All-girls
(4)
574 Bernardston Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 774-2711
140 students
Year: n/a
Bishop Stang High School
Bishop Stang High School Photo - Since opening in 1959 we've remained true to teaching strong moral and principled values to young men and women in pursuit of their dreams and ambitions. Located on an 8-acre campus in the Suburban town of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Bishop Stang unites the religious, cultural, economic, and ethnic diversity of our community in a secure, Catholic, family-oriented environment.
(Catholic)
500 Slocum Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 996-5602
527 students
Year: 1996
416 Pond Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 522-2261
400 students
Year: n/a
Mount Alvernia Academy
Mount Alvernia Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
20 Manet Road
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 527-7540
314 students
Year: 2015, 2022
Sacred Heart Continuation School
Sacred Heart Continuation School Photo - Annual middle school dance to kick-off the school year.
(Catholic)
(2)
75 Commercial St
Weymouth, MA 02188
(781) 335-6010
229 students
Year: n/a
St. Bernadette Continuation School
St. Bernadette Continuation School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
266 Main St
Northborough, MA 01532
(508) 351-9905
433 students
Year: 2014
Ste Jeanne D'arc Continuation School
(Catholic)
(1)
68 Dracut St
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 453-4114
274 students
Year: 2010
Nashoba Montessori School, Inc.
Montessori School
(2)
725 Main St,
Lancaster, MA 01523
(978) 365-2555
39 students
Year: n/a

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Massachusetts?
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Massachusetts include Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Ste Jeanne D'arc Continuation School and St. Bernadette Continuation School.
How many blue ribbon private schools are located in Massachusetts?
8 blue ribbon private schools are located in Massachusetts.
How diverse are blue ribbon private schools in Massachusetts?
Massachusetts blue ribbon private schools are approximately 20% minority students, which is lower than the Massachusetts private school average of 30%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private schools are religiously affiliated in Massachusetts?
63% of blue ribbon private schools in Massachusetts are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic).

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