Top 5 Best Boston Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 21 private schools serving 3,262 students in Boston, MA (there are 12 public schools, serving 7,922 public students). 29% of all K-12 students in Boston, MA are educated in private schools compared to the MA state average of 12%.
The best top ranked private schools in Boston, MA include Kingsley Montessori School, Commonwealth School and Cathedral High School.
The average acceptance rate is 55%, which is lower than the Massachusetts private school average acceptance rate of 71%.
29% of private schools in Boston, MA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Boston Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Cathedral High School
Cathedral High School Photo - Cathedral 7-12 High School students are challenged by a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and enriched through a selection of extracurricular activities, athletics, and support services.
(Christian)
74 Union Park St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 542-2325
Grades: 7-12
| 273 students
Commonwealth School
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.
(1)
151 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-7525
Grades: 9-12
| 156 students
Kingsley Montessori School
Kingsley Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(2)
26 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 226-4927
Grades: NS-6
| 295 students
The Advent School
The Advent School Photo - Advent is committed to the co-teaching model at each grade level. Students benefit from the real-time assessment, and individual instruction made possible by this approach.
15 Brimmer Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 742-0520
Grades: NS-6
| 200 students
Boston Trinity Academy
Boston Trinity Academy Photo - Graduation 2019
(Christian)
(3)
17 Hale St
Boston, MA 02136
(617) 364-3700
Grades: 6-12
| 232 students
The Newman School
The Newman School Photo
(4)
247 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-4530
Grades: 7-12
| 245 students
Park Street School
Park Street School Photo - Toddler Transition friends put on a puppet show, acting out how to help a friend.
(Christian)
(2)
67 Brimmer St
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 523-7577
Grades: NS-6
| 314 students
St. John School
(Catholic)
9 Moon St
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 227-3143
Grades: PK-8
| 279 students
Winsor School
Winsor School Photo
All-girls
103 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-9503
Grades: 5-12
| 471 students
Beacon Hill Nursery School
Daycare / Preschool
74 Joy St
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-0822
Grades: PK-K
| 105 students
Boston Children's School
Boston Children's School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
8 Whittier Place
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 367-6239
Grades: PK-3
| 31 students
Boston University Academy
Boston University Academy Photo - Boston University Academy provides a "ceilingless" educational experience, one in which students' zeal for learning takes them as far as they are capable.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
One University Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 353-9000
Grades: 9-12
| 193 students
1891 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 445-1813
Grades: K
| 16 students
Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center
Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center Photo
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
477 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 739-6455
Grades: NS-K
| 90 students
John Winthrop School
Daycare / Preschool
66 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-7159
Grades: NS-PK
| 54 students
107 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-8427
Grades: K-6
| 119 students
Mercantile KinderCare
Mercantile KinderCare Photo - Building
Daycare / Preschool
117 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 248-9775
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
44 School St
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 227-0554
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Seaport KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
130 Autumn Lane
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 345-5453
Grades: NS-PK
| n/a students
Torit Montessori School
Torit Montessori School Photo - Torit Montessori Preschool Math Concepts
Montessori School
(2)
300 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114
(857) 350-4840
Grades: NS-6
| 125 students
Transportation Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool
10 Park Plaza Room 3330
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 973-8200
Grades: NS
| 64 students

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