Montrose School

Montrose is an independent college preparatory day school for girls grades 6-12, inspired by the teachings of the Catholic church.
We help young women to become leaders who are called to greatness. Every aspect of school life provides an occasion to nurture the education of the whole person.
Built upon the foundation of a rich liberal arts curriculum, personal character formation, and close collaboration with parents, a Montrose education challenges each student to cultivate intellect and character, leadership and service, faith and reason.
Veritas, Caritas, Libertas emblazoned across the school`s shield draw the ideals of a Montrose education into focus.
Together with parents, Montrose endeavors to help young women pursue the truth in all they do, love God and others selflessly, use their freedom well and excel academically.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1979

Student Body

Total Students208 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Montrose School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP French Language & Culture, AP 2D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP Language and Composition, AP Latin, AP Literature and Composition, AP Modern European History, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C: Mechanical, AP Principles of Computer Science, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History
Average SAT score1320
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Gray skirt, white or blue top, red sweater)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$27,020
Tuition NotesAt Montrose School we seek families that are invested in our mission to educate women of Faith, Character & Vision regardless of their ability to pay tuition. The Montrose School Board of Trustees reviews tuition costs annually.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorKelly Melley
Admissions AssociateHannah Stebbins


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
A Capella, Admissions Ambassadors, Drama, Faith Peer Leaders, Gardening Club, Hand Bells, Junior Classical League, Literary Magazine, Middle School Musical Production, Model UN, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography Club, Recycling Club, Running Club, SADD, Spirit of Service: Community Service, Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Chorus, Speech, Tone Chimes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ski Club

School Notes

  • The Montrose experience empowers students to navigate challenges & seize opportunities--in the classroom, in the boardroom, & in life. Founded by parents in 1979, Montrose is an independent school for girls in grades 6-12, inspired by the teachings of the Catholic Church. We are resilient Mavericks, leading with vision and grace; we help young women become forces for good in the world. Every aspect of school life nurtures the education of the whole person.

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Wonderful school I love it I go there now and I can't see how in 7 years I will leave 6th grade has been so much fun and I don't want to leave. Montrose is small but sweet everyone there is nice and friendly and they really wip girls into shape
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