Top 5 Best Cambridge Private Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 private elementary schools serving 3,170 students in Cambridge, MA.
The best top ranked private elementary schools in Cambridge, MA include Cambridge Montessori School, Shady Hill School and Haggerty School.
The average acceptance rate is 46%, which is lower than the Massachusetts private elementary school average acceptance rate of 73%.
25% of private elementary schools in Cambridge, MA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Friends).

Top Ranked Cambridge Private Elementary Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Cambridge Montessori School
Cambridge Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(6)
161 Garden St
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-3410
Grades: NS-8
| 152 students
Fayerweather Street School
Fayerweather Street School Photo - Stop by for a visit during our annual Fall into Fayerweather: Open House on November 4 from 10 AM - 12 PM! Come and learn more about our community and our approach to progressive education. You'll get to explore our school, meet faculty and staff, talk with parents, and play on our giant slide!
Alternative School
(2)
765 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4746
Grades: PK-8
| 205 students
80 Gerry's Landing Rd
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-6100
Grades: PK-12
| 1,022 students
Haggerty School
110 Cushing Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-6555
Grades: K-6
| 279 students
International School Of Boston
International School Of Boston Photo - Grades 2-12 Building
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
45 Matignon Road
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 499-1451
Grades: NS-12
| 571 students
Shady Hill School
Shady Hill School Photo
178 Coolidge Hill
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 520-5200
Grades: PK-8
| 531 students
Allium Montessori School
Allium Montessori School Photo
(3)
1555 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
(508) 205-9530
Grades: 1-6
| students
Cambridge Friends School
Cambridge Friends School Photo - CFS students with their teacher outdoors.
(Friends)
(4)
5 Cadbury Road
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 354-3880
Grades: PK-8
| 136 students
85 Bishop Allen Dr
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 547-5554
Grades: K-1
| 6 students
James F Farr Academy
Special Education School
71 Pearl St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 492-4922
Grades: 8-12
| 29 students
St. Pauls Choir School
St. Pauls Choir School Photo
All-boys (Catholic)
(10)
29 Mount Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 868-8658
Grades: 3-8
| 42 students
St. Peter School
(Catholic)
96 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-0101
Grades: PK-8
| 197 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private elementary schools in Cambridge, MA?
The top ranked private elementary schools in Cambridge, MA include Cambridge Montessori School, Shady Hill School and Haggerty School.
How many private elementary schools are located in Cambridge, MA?
12 private elementary schools are located in Cambridge, MA.
How diverse are private elementary schools in Cambridge, MA?
Cambridge, MA private elementary schools are approximately 42% minority students, which is higher than the Massachusetts private school average of 29%.
What percentage of private elementary schools are religiously affiliated in Cambridge, MA?
25% of private elementary schools in Cambridge, MA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Friends).

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