Monsignor Haddad Middle

  • Monsignor James J. Haddad Middle School! Set in metrowest Boston in the heart of Needham Center with students from over twenty different communities, our mission is to educate the whole person: mind, body and spirit.
  • We are committed to maximizing academic achievement, promoting social responsibility within a Christian value system, and supporting students interests in a wide variety of co-curricular activities ranging from studio visual arts to robotics.
  • The middle school years can be difficult with students experiencing great personal change.
  • There is an unstated philosophy and motto amongst faculty that no MHMS student will be allowed to slip through the cracks.
  • Our small school size, attentive teaching staff, insistence on respect, and strong underpinning of Catholic values ensures that students can be guided and monitored through their middle school experience in a healthy, safe way.  challenging, joyful and family-friendly.

Upcoming Events and News

  • MHMS Legacy Teachers Return to Make Their Mark - 09/29/2017 - Three MHMS Legacy teachers were recently featured in the special Open House issue of the Pilot. These three techers are graduates who have returned to pass on the outstanding education they received at MHMS to future generations.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1995

Student Body

Total Students135 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeMonsignor Haddad Middle Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,000
Tuition NotesTuition cost slightly reduced for parishioners of St. Joseph Parish
Admissions AssociatePat Ross


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Field HockeyBasketballCross Country,
Field Hockey


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Breakfast N' Books, Forensics Club, Photography Club, Student Council (Middle School), Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Musical Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Golf, Ski Clu

School Notes

  • MHMS was the perfect choice for our family. The caring faculty and academic rigor made for a seamless transition to high school honors classes. The activities, trips and service projects cemented friendships that will last a lifetime
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