Top 20 Best Suffolk County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 76 private schools serving 13,164 students in Suffolk County, MA (there are 161 public schools, serving 75,897 public students). 15% 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 The Newman School, Kingsley Montessori School and Commonwealth School.
The average tuition cost is $23,653, which is lower than the Massachusetts private school average tuition cost of $25,359.
50% of private schools in Suffolk County, MA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked Suffolk County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Catholic Memorial
Catholic Memorial Photo - The Class of 2023 applaud their fellow grads during the commencement ceremony
All-boys (Catholic)
235 Baker St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 496-8000
Grades: 7-12
| 597 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
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
The Newman School
The Newman School Photo
(4)
247 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-4530
Grades: 7-12
| 255 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
Boston Trinity Academy
Boston Trinity Academy Photo
(Christian)
(4)
17 Hale St
Hyde Park, MA 02136
(617) 364-3700
Grades: 6-12
| 239 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
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
| 233 students
416 Pond Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 522-2261
Grades: PK-12
| 400 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.
(Catholic)
74 Union Park St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 542-2325
Grades: 7-12
| 287 students
Cristo Rey Boston High School
(Catholic)
100 Savin Hill Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 825-2580
Grades: 9-12
| 270 students
1525 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(857) 990-6525
Grades: NS-1
| 69 students
3815 Washington St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 851-1594
Grades: NS-6
| 202 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
| 329 students
Italian Home For Children
Special Education School
1125 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 522-2221
Grades: 1-8
| 29 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.
Special Program Emphasis
(9)
54 Brookside Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 277-1118
Grades: 6-12
| 69 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
2200 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
(617) 265-0019
Grades: PK-8
| 959 students
St. John Paul II Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
2214 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester Center, MA 02124
(617) 265-0019
Grades: PK-8
| 313 students
St. John School
(Catholic)
9 Moon St
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 227-3143
Grades: PK-8
| 290 students
St. Joseph Preparatory High School
(Catholic)
617 Cambridge St
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 254-8383
Grades: 9-12
| 270 students
St. Patrick School
St. Patrick School Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
131 Mount Pleasant Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 427-3881
Grades: PK-6
| 139 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)
(3)
866 E Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127
(617) 268-2326
Grades: PK-6
| 408 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-12
| 121 students
Boston Children's School
Boston Children's School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
8 Whittier Place
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 367-6239
Grades: PK-3
| 31 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: K-12
| 59 students
Cooper Community Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
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
East Boston Central Catholic School
(Catholic)
69 London St
East Boston, MA 02128
(617) 567-7456
Grades: PK-8
| 216 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
| 51 students
161 S Huntington Ave
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 267-3700
Grades: 2-9
| 21 students
11 Mayhew St.
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 282-2818
Grades: 9-12
| 172 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
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
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

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Suffolk County, MA?
The top ranked private schools in Suffolk County, MA include The Newman School, Kingsley Montessori School and Commonwealth School.
How many private schools are located in Suffolk County, MA?
76 private schools are located in Suffolk County, MA.
How much do private schools cost in Suffolk County, MA?
The average tuition cost is $23,653, which is lower than the Massachusetts private school average tuition cost of $25,359.
How diverse are private schools in Suffolk County, MA?
Suffolk County, MA private schools are approximately 47% minority students, which is higher than the Massachusetts private school average of 30%.
What percentage of students in Suffolk County, MA go to private school?
15% of all K-12 students in Suffolk County, MA are educated in private schools (compared to the MA state average of 12%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Suffolk County, MA?
50% of private schools in Suffolk County, MA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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