Top National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Private Schools in Massachusetts

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 117 top private schools in Massachusetts belonging to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), serving 34,383 students.
  • The National Association of Independent Schools, governed by a board of trustees and staffed by approximately 40 individuals, is a membership organization and the national voice of independent education. NAIS represents approximately 1,400 independent schools and associations in the United States, and affiliates with independent schools abroad as well. We offer a broad variety of services and products. The NAIS Principles of Good Practice for member schools define high standards and ethical behavior in key areas of independent school operations.You can also find more schools membership associations in Massachusetts.

Top National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Private Schools (2020-21)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 36 Essex Street
    Wenham, MA 01984
    (978) 468-6200

    Grades: 9-12 | 147 students
  • 120 Prospect St
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 342-6053

    Grades: PK-9 | 225 students
  • 110 Shore Dr
    Worcester, MA 01605
    (508) 854-9227

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a students
  • Bay Farm Montessori Academy
    Bay Farm Montessori Academy Photo - Bay Farm Montessori Academy offers strong academic programs rooted in Montessori philosophy that inspire children to grow with joy, purpose, and compassion.
    Montessori School
    145 Loring Street
    Duxbury, MA 02332
    (781) 934-7101

    Grades: NS-8 | 181 students
  • 416 Pond Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 522-2261

    Grades: NS-12 | 447 students
  • 48 Main Street
    Southborough, MA 01772
    (508) 490-8201

    Grades: K-9 | n/a students
  • Kingsley Montessori School
    Kingsley Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    26 Exeter Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 226-4927

    Grades: NS-6 | 301 students
  • 48 Bartlett Ave
    Lexington, MA 02420
    (781) 457-6000

    Grades: 6-12 | 300 students
  • Miss Hall's School
    Miss Hall's School Photo - A talented, supportive community of learners awaits you at MHS. Our faculty are dedicated mentors who are passionate about their subjects and creative in their teaching, unafraid to ditch the textbook in favor of collaborative, project-based learning.
    All-girls | Special Program Emphasis
    492 Holmes Road
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 499-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • 35 Standley Street
    Beverly, MA 01915
    (978) 927-8793

    Grades: 6-12 | 153 students
  • 158 Blue Hills Parkway
    Milton, MA 02186
    (339) 237-0319

    Grades: K-1 | 16 students
  • 172 Ash Street
    Winchendon, MA 01475
    (978) 297-4476

    Grades: 9-12 | 285 students
  • 1359 Route 2 E
    Charlemont, MA 01339
    (413) 339-4912

    Grades: 6-12 | 63 students
  • Academy Hill School
    Academy Hill School Photo - Developing the Visionaries, Innovators and Leaders of Tomorrow.
    Special Program Emphasis
    1190 Liberty St
    Springfield, MA 01104
    (413) 788-0300

    Grades: PK-8 | 86 students
  • Academy Of Notre Dame
    Academy Of Notre Dame Photo - Academy of Notre Dame Tyngsboro
    (Roman Catholic)
    180 Middlesex Road
    Tyngsboro, MA 01879
    (978) 649-7611

    Grades: NS-12 | 431 students
  • 15 Brimmer Street
    Boston, MA 02108
    (617) 742-0520

    Grades: NS-6 | 200 students
  • 400 S Main St
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 475-2299

    Grades: PK-8 | 135 students
  • 69 Grove St
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617) 923-4156

    Grades: PK-8 | 124 students
  • Austin Preparatory School
    Austin Preparatory School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    101 Willow St.
    Reading, MA 01867
    (781) 944-4900

    Grades: 6-12 | 735 students
  • 791 Hammond St
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
    (617) 738-2700

    Grades: 6-12 | 490 students
  • 55 Day School Lane
    Belmont, MA 02478
    (617) 484-3078

    Grades: PK-8 | n/a students
  • 94 Old Main St
    Deerfield, MA 01342
    (413) 774-7061

    Grades: K-9 | 193 students
  • 55 Interlaken Rd.
    Stockbridge, MA 01262
    (413) 637-0755

    Grades: NS-8 | 110 students
  • Boston College High School
    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.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    150 William T Morrissey Blvd
    Dorchester, MA 02125
    (617) 474-5010

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,539 students
  • 17 Hale St
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617) 364-3700

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Braintree St Coletta Day School
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    85 Washington St
    Braintree, MA 02184
    (781) 829-1230

    Grades: 4-12 | 43 students
  • 69 Middlesex Road
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
    (617) 738-8695

    Grades: PK-12 | 379 students
  • Brooks School
    Brooks School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    1160 Great Pond Road
    North Andover, MA 01845
    (978) 725-6272

    Grades: 9-12 | 363 students
  • One Brookwood Road
    Manchester, MA 01944
    (978) 526-4500

    Grades: PK-8 | 312 students
  • 80 Gerry's Landing Rd
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 547-6100

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,015 students
  • 291 South Street
    Williamstown, MA 01267
    (413) 458-3919

    Grades: 9-12 | 90 students
  • 5 Cadbury Road
    Cambridge, MA 02140
    (617) 354-3880

    Grades: PK-8 | 205 students
  • Cambridge Montessori School
    Cambridge Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    161 Garden St
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 492-3410

    Grades: NS-8 | 238 students
  • 45 Georgian Road
    Weston, MA 02493
    (781) 642-8650

    Grades: 9-12 | 300 students
  • 33 Prospect Street
    Northampton, MA 01063
    (413) 585-3270

    Grades: K-6 | 256 students
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