Mount Alvernia Academy

  • MOUNT ALVERNIA ACADEMY is a private, coeducational Catholic School for students in nursery through grade six.
  • Established in 1927 and located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, the school is situated on a beautiful campus overlooking Boston College comprised of three buildings, two playground areas, and two playing fields.
  • Mount Alvernia is a sponsored Ministry of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception.
  • The school community is composed of Franciscan Sisters, lay teachers, and families from varying parishes and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Mount Alvernia Academy is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Board of Education of the Archdiocese of Boston.
  • MAA was named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School for Academic Excellence.
  • This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1927
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students327 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeMount Alvernia Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,600
Admissions DirectorMrs. Mary Walsh

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsBasketballBasketball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Chess Club, Extended Day Program (until 5:45 PM), Glee Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
After School Sports Program

School Notes

  • Mount Alvernia Academy provides an unparalleled education for children from Preschool through Sixth Grade.  Committed to develeping each student - intellectually, spiritually, and phycially - in an environment that celebrates community and friendship, we prepare the students for the challenges of tomorrow.
  • With the goal of building a strong foundation in academic areas and critical thinking skills, the students study mathematics, reading, writing, science, and foreign language using technology, project-based learning, problem-solving strategies, and creative educational endeavors.  
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