Montrose School

  • Montrose is an independent college preparatory day school for girls grades 6-12 with a Catholic tradition.
  • Montrose`s mission is to educate 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
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1979
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students194 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
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 Courses11 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP French Language & Culture, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Language and Composition, AP Latin, AP Literature and Composition, AP Modern European History, AP Physics, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History
Average SAT score1320
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Plaid kilt, 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 AssociateSamantha Martin


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyFreestyle Skiing,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
A Capella, Admissions Ambassadors, Drama, Faith Peer Leaders, Gardening Club, Hand Bells, Junior Classical League, Latinistas Dance Club, Literary Magazine, Middle School Musical Production, Model UN, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Outdoor Club, 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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newton
    Mt Alvernia High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 218 students
    12.3 miles
    790 Centre St
    Newton, MA 02458
    12.3 7-12
  • Dedham
    Ursuline Academy
    Ursuline Academy Photo - "Sisterhood" is a word frequently used to describe friendships at Ursuline that often transcend grade levels.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 390 students
    7.4 miles
    85 Lowder St
    Dedham, MA 02026
    7.4 7-12
  • Newton
    Newton Country Day School
    Newton Country Day School Photo - Newton Country Day School's lovely suburban campus includes classroom space, state-of-the-art science labs, a library, a theatre, a new athletic and wellness center, and playing fields.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 5-12 | 409 students
    12.3 miles
    785 Centre St
    Newton, MA 02458
    12.3 5-12
  • Acushnet
    Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
    40.2 miles
    223 Main St
    Acushnet, MA 02743
    40.2 PK-8
  • Arlington
    Grades: PK-12 | 833 students
    17.8 miles
    16 Medford St
    Arlington, MA 02474
    17.8 PK-12

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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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