Top 20 Best Suffolk County Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 72 private schools serving 12,168 students in Suffolk County, MA (there are 162 public schools, serving 78,064 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Suffolk County, MA are educated in private schools compared to the MA state average of 12%.
The best top ranked private schools in Suffolk County, MA include Commonwealth School, Kingsley Montessori School and Cathedral High School.
The average tuition cost is $21,766, which is lower than the Massachusetts private school average tuition cost of $24,471.
47% of private schools in Suffolk County, MA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Suffolk County Private Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
416 Pond Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 522-2261
Grades: NS-12
| 454 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
Sacred Heart STEM School
Sacred Heart STEM School Photo - 5th and 6th grade scholars enjoy their field trip to the Museum of Science.
(Catholic)
(5)
1035 Canterbury Street
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 323-2500
Grades: PK-8
| 214 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
Catholic Memorial
Catholic Memorial Photo - Middle schoolers learn math in the new $11MM Yawkey Center for Integrated and Applied Learning.
All-boys (Catholic)
235 Baker St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 469-8000
Grades: 7-12
| 633 students
Cristo Rey Boston High School
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
100 Savin Hill Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 825-2580
Grades: 9-12
| 335 students
3815 Washington St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 851-1594
Grades: NS-6
| 157 students
57 Holton Street
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 783-2600
Grades: PK-12
| 307 students
Holy Name Parish School
Holy Name Parish School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
535 W Roxbury Pkwy
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 325-9338
Grades: NS-6
| 313 students
Immaculate Conception
Immaculate Conception Photo - Our New Cheer-leading Team, We will begin teaching our Pre-K class Spanish. We start at 3 years old.
(Catholic)
127 Winthrop Ave
Revere, MA 02151
(781) 284-0519
Grades: PK-8
| 209 students
Italian Home For Children
Special Education School
1125 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 522-2221
Grades: NS-8
| 34 students
Meridian Academy
Meridian Academy Photo - Students in our 8th grade Marine Science class carry out original field research in the Charles River with Sea Perches -- remotely-operated submersible vessels designed at MIT and built by the students.
(9)
54 Brookside Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 277-1118
Grades: 6-12
| 84 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
The Roxbury Latin School
The Roxbury Latin School Photo - En route à pied to Mont Saint-Michel, 10th graders have the opportunity to participate in French or Spanish immersion during the month of June.
All-boys
101 Saint Theresa Avenue
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 477-6316
Grades: 7-12
| 310 students
Saint Columbkille Partnership School
Saint Columbkille Partnership School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
25 Arlington St
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 254-3110
Grades: PK-8
| 392 students
St. John Paul Ii Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
2214 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
(617) 265-0019
Grades: PK-8
| 321 students
St. John School
(Catholic)
9 Moon St
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 227-3143
Grades: PK-8
| 279 students
St. Patrick School
St. Patrick School Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
131 Mount Pleasant Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 427-3881
Grades: NS-6
| 150 students
St. Theresa School
(Catholic)
40 Saint Theresa Ave
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 323-1050
Grades: PK-6
| 401 students
South Boston Catholic Academy
South Boston Catholic Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
866 E Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 268-2326
Grades: PK-6
| 352 students
Winsor School
Winsor School Photo
All-girls
103 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-9503
Grades: 5-12
| 471 students
Bais Yaakov Of Boston High School
All-girls (Jewish)
198 Strathmore Road
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 254-7547
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
Beacon Hill Nursery School
Daycare / Preschool
74 Joy St
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-0822
Grades: PK-K
| 105 students
Berea Sda Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
800 Morton St
Mattapan, MA 02126
(617) 436-8301
Grades: PK-8
| 133 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
The Children's Cooperative Montessori School
Montessori School
268 Fairmount Ave
Hyde Park, MA 02136
(617) 792-4032
Grades: NS-3
| 5 students
Compass
Special Education School
290 Bowdoin St 294
Dorchester, MA 02122
(857) 220-2333
Grades: 1-12
| 56 students
1891 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 445-1813
Grades: K
| 16 students
Crispus Attucks Childrens Center
Daycare / Preschool
105 Crawford St
Dorchester, MA 02121
(617) 445-1420
Grades: K
| 80 students
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Suffolk County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
13 Tufts Street
Charlestown, MA 02129
(617) 242-0169
Grades: K-8
| 188 students
956 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128
(617) 569-1295
Grades: NS-K
| 29 students
609 E 4th Street
South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 268-8431
Grades: PK-8
| 303 students
Holden School (Closed 2006)
Special Education School
8 Pearl Street
Charlestown, MA 02129
(617) 242-3940
Grades: 7-12
| 26 students
93 Sedgwick St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 524-4881
Grades: PK-K
| 53 students
161 S Huntington Ave
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 267-3700
Grades: 2-9
| 21 students
17 Hale Street
Hyde Park, MA 02136
(617) 364-4975
Grades: PK-6
| 202 students
11 Mayhew St.
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 282-2818
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students
54 Brookside Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 524-6136
Grades: PK-8
| 217 students
634 Washington St
Brighton, MA 02135
(617) 782-8670
Grades: PK-6
| 183 students
86 Wachusett St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 524-7733
Grades: PK-8
| 197 students
20 Como Road
Hyde Park, MA 02136
(617) 361-3563
Grades: K-8
| 143 students
57 Holton Street
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 782-7170
Grades: PK-8
| 230 students
190 Cummins Highway
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 323-0966
Grades: 9-12
| 178 students
516 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 825-3883
Grades: K-8
| 105 students
790 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 282-5621
Grades: 1-8
| 138 students
St. Mary School (Closed 2006)
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
52 Boston Street
South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 268-3766
Grades: K-8
| 183 students
29 Stanton Street
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
(617) 825-7955
Grades: PK-8
| 196 students
284 Bowdoin Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
(617) 282-8573
Grades: K-8
| 179 students
580 Broadway
Chelsea, MA 02150
(617) 884-2626
Grades: PK-8
| 266 students
145 Byron Street
East Boston, MA 02128
(617) 567-2710
Grades: 9-12
| 226 students

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