Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 4-8
  • Students: 69 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
69 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
(Red or Blue Polo Shirt, Plaid Skirt, Gray Pants, or Khaki Pants )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Mother Caroline Academy is a tuition-free school. Families pay a one-time enrollment fee of $750 each academic year.
Admissions Director
Uchechi Egbuchulam


Total Sports Offered
3 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Book Club, Discovering Justice, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math), Yearbook/Newspaper, Yoga

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, Photography, Tony Williams Dance Company

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Double Dutch, Running Club, Step Team

School Notes

  • Welcome to Mother Caroline Academy &EducationCenter(MCAEC).Weare delighted that you have taken thefirst stepinlearningmoreabout us. Mother Caroline is aprivatelearningenvironmentforlow-income middle school girls ingrades 4-8andtheirfamilies. Wehave successfully reached hundredsoffamiliesofgreatest need overthe years. Founded in 1993intheCatholictradition, MCAEC has aproud history ofprovidinganexcellenteducational experience tomiddle school girlsininnercity Boston.Since its inception, 100%of our girlshavegraduatedfrom highschool and 68% matriculatecollege.Therelationship thatwe havewith our students and theirfamiliesiscritical tostudentsuccess. Every day at Mother Carolinewe havetheprivilegeofproviding an environment wherewevaluetheleadership,scholarship, spiritual and moraldevelopmentofourentirecommunity. We encourage, inspire, andchallengeourstudentstobring forth their best selves so that theymaybeacademicallyandsocially prepared to compete in the21stcentury.Our commitmenttothe moral and academic developmentofmiddle schoolgirlsbeganwith the vision of our founders SisterRitaBrereton,FatherGeraldOsterman and Msgr. William Francis.Theybelieved thatbyinvestingin girls from low-income familiesinBoston, thatthereturn on thecommunity would be fruitful, and ithasbeen.Studieshave shownthat by giving a girl an education, youarenotonlyinvesting inher life but that of her family, hercommunityandhernation. AtMother Caroline we recognized theimportance ofnotonlyinvestingin a girl but her family and communityaswell.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 4-8
  • Students: 69 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Suffolk County, MA is $19,509 for elementary schools and $26,020 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Suffolk County, MA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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