Top 20 Best Massachusetts Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 123 private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) serving 36,017 students in Massachusetts. You can also find more schools membership associations in Massachusetts.
The top ranked belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) private schools in Massachusetts include Commonwealth School, Stoneleigh-Burnham School and Tabor Academy.
The average tuition cost is $43,207, which is higher than the Massachusetts private school average tuition cost of $25,543.
19% of private schools belonging to national association of independent schools (nais) in Massachusetts are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Private Schools Belonging To National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Massachusetts (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Bay Farm Montessori Academy
Bay Farm Montessori Academy Photo - Our Children`s House preschool/pre-k, kindergarten classrooms accommodate children in mixed-age classrooms that provide a safe, stimulating, nurturing, educational, and social foundation for future success.
Montessori School
(8)
145 Loring Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
(781) 934-7101
Grades: NS-8
| 202 students
Buxton School
Buxton School Photo - Mountain Day!
291 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-3919
Grades: 9-12
| 90 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
45 Georgian Road
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 642-8650
Grades: 9-12
| 308 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
| 154 students
Fay School
Fay School Photo - Fay School is located on a 66-acre campus 25 miles from Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts, and is the oldest junior boarding school in the United States. Fay currently serves students in Kindergarten through grade nine, with an optional boarding program starting in grade seven.
(9)
48 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
(508) 490-8201
Grades: K-9
| students
Kingsley Montessori School
Kingsley Montessori School Photo - Elementary students exploring a geography work. A key component of the Kingsley mission is raising empathetic global citizens-students who care deeply for the world and work together to improve it.
Montessori School
(2)
26 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 226-4927
Grades: NS-6
| 300 students
Lexington Christian Academy
Lexington Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(7)
48 Bartlett Ave
Lexington, MA 02420
(781) 457-6000
Grades: 6-12
| 284 students
Miss Hall's 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
All-girls | Special Program Emphasis
(11)
492 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 192 students
Nashoba Brooks School
Nashoba Brooks School Photo
(10)
200 Strawberry Hill Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 369-4591
Grades: PK-8
| 268 students
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
(5)
574 Bernardston Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 774-2711
Grades: 7-12
| 140 students
Tabor Academy
Tabor Academy Photo - Situated on the shores of Sippican Harbor, Tabor's 88-acre campus includes direct and immediate access to the water allowing for place-based learning like no other.
(6)
66 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738
(508) 748-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 531 students
12 Highland Street
Natick, MA 01760
(508) 650-5085
Grades: 9-12
| 277 students
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Wilbraham & Monson Academy Photo
(4)
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
(413) 596-6811
Grades: 6-12
| 412 students
The Advent School
The Advent School Photo - Students integrate art, science, and Spanish in the Atelier.
15 Brimmer Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 742-0520
Grades: NS-6
| 200 students
Apple Orchard School
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.
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
282 D Newton St
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 731-6463
Grades: NS-K
| 98 students
Atrium School
Atrium School Photo
(5)
69 Grove St
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923-4156
Grades: PK-8
| 116 students
Boston Trinity Academy
Boston Trinity Academy Photo
(Christian)
(4)
17 Hale St
Hyde Park, MA 02136
(617) 364-3700
Grades: 6-12
| 239 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
The Sage School
The Sage School Photo - The "Culture of Kindness" fostered at Sage is one of the school's foundational building blocks. Students are taught early and often about the importance of inclusion and are encouraged to make their fellow Sagers feel like they belong.
(12)
171 Mechanic St
Foxboro, MA 02035
(508) 543-9619
Grades: NS-8
| 153 students
Waring School
Waring School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
35 Standley Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 927-8793
Grades: 6-12
| 165 students
1359 Route 2 E
Charlemont, MA 01339
(413) 339-4912
Grades: 7-12
| 64 students
Academy Of Notre Dame
Academy Of Notre Dame Photo - Academy of Notre Dame Tyngsboro
(Catholic)
(9)
180 Middlesex Road
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
(978) 649-7611
Grades: NS-12
| 431 students
Austin Preparatory School
Austin Preparatory School Photo
(Catholic)
(6)
101 Willow St.
Reading, MA 01867
(781) 944-4900
Grades: 6-12
| 813 students
Bancroft School
Bancroft School Photo
(4)
110 Shore Dr
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 854-9227
Grades: PK-12
| students
Beaver Country Day School
Beaver Country Day School Photo
(1)
791 Hammond St
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 738-2725
Grades: 6-12
| 490 students
Belmont Day School
Belmont Day School Photo - Welcome to Belmont Day!
(3)
55 Day School Lane
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 484-3078
Grades: PK-8
| 334 students
The Bement School
The Bement School Photo
(11)
94 Old Main St
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-7061
Grades: K-9
| 220 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 (Catholic)
150 William T Morrissey Blvd
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 474-5010
Grades: 7-12
| 1,539 students
Brimmer and May School
Brimmer and May School Photo - The Hastings Center opens limitless possibilities for our students with our Innovation Space, Makerspace, STEAM classroom, and Digital Media Center.
(4)
69 Middlesex Road
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 566-7462
Grades: PK-12
| 404 students
416 Pond Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 522-2261
Grades: PK-12
| 400 students
Brooks School
Brooks School Photo
(Episcopal)
1160 Great Pond Road
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 725-6272
Grades: 9-12
| 351 students
Brookwood School
Brookwood School Photo - Brookwood''s 30-acre Campus
(7)
One Brookwood Road
Manchester, MA 01944
(978) 526-4500
Grades: NS-8
| 295 students
80 Gerry's Landing Rd
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-6100
Grades: PK-12
| 1,022 students
33 Prospect Street
Northampton, MA 01063
(413) 585-3270
Grades: K-6
| 188 students
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