Newton Country Day School

  • Since 1880, Newton Country Day has educated girls to be strong leaders in a global society.
  • The school`s mission is rooted in the vision of St. Madeleine Sophie Barat, who established schools of the Sacred Heart in 1800 to prepare young women with the courage and confidence to transform the world.
  • The school offers a program for girls of all faiths in grades 5-12, with courses through the AP level.
  • Dedicated faculty promote a dynamic learning environment that encourages each girl to develop her talents and character, whether on campus or learning remotely.
  • Through the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, students take advantage of service trips and curricular exchanges across five continents.
  • Rigorous academics, performing and visual arts, and interscholastic sports build a vibrant school community, while social justice and service enrich each student`s experience.
  • Girls are accepted to the most competitive colleges and universities with the goal of living meaningful and joyous lives. Please visit newtoncountryday.org.

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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 5-12
Year Founded1880

Student Body

Total Students410 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Newton Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP Portfolio Art, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP US Government, AP US History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$53,860
Tuition NotesTuition assistance is available for those students who qualify.
% on Financial Aid
24%
Admissions DirectorClare Martin

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBasketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Amnesty International, Campus Ministry, Chemistry Club, Classics Club, Economics Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, Happenings in Health Club, Honor Committee, Literary Magazine, Math League, Mock Trial, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer Education, Robotics Club, Service Club, Speech and Debate, Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
A Cappella, Chorale, Danse Esprit, En Pointe Dance Club, Instrumental Ensemble, Schola Singers

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