Newton Country Day School

  • Founded in 1880, Newton Country Day School is an independent, college preparatory school for girls, grades 5 - 12.
  • Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition, Newton is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, which spans forty-four countries and twenty-one cities in the United States.
  • At Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, young women are prepared for lives of courage and confidence.
  • Such preparation is accomplished deliberately, guiding students to realize the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical dimensions of their lives. Here, students experience the transformative power of God's love for each of them.
  • Secure in that knowledge, students develop a deep and enduring capacity for scholarly engagement and social justice. Highly motivated girls of all faiths energize the school and join a community of vigorous intellect, active compassion, and joyful traditions.
  • Students discover and develop their individual talents and dedicate their gifts to the service of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Year Founded1880

Student Body

Total Students395 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeNewton 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 Courses21 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$48,000
% on Financial Aid
23%
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,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1880, Newton Country Day School is an independent, college preparatory school for girls, grades 5 - 12. Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition, Newton is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, which spans forty-four countries and twenty-one cities in the United States. At Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, young women are prepared for lives of courage and confidence. Such preparation is accomplished deliberately, guiding students to realize the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical dimensions of their lives. Here, students experience the transformative power of God's love for each of them. Secure in that knowledge, students develop a deep and enduring capacity for scholarly engagement and social justice. Highly motivated girls of all faiths energize the school and join a community of vigorous intellect, active compassion, and joyful traditions. Students discover and develop their individual talents and dedicate their gifts to the service of others.
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