Nazareth Academy strives to embody the philosophy and charism of the foundress of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky Catherine Spalding, and her successors in the SCN community.
We provide an environment for serious academic pursuit in a caring and Christian community.
We emphasize the preparation of young women for roles of leadership and service in the church and in the world through our academic program, prayer, and community service.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
198 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Of Nazareth Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Janelle Bonasera


Total Sports Offered
6 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
Admission Leadership Committee, Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Diversity Club, Drama, Environmental Club, H.O.P.E. ( Helping Other People Everywhere) Club, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, Model UN, Photography Club, Student Council, The Nazorean, Trinity Choir, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Independent with its own Board of Directors
  • 20-acre residential campus located 20 minutes north of Boston
  • More than 35 communities represented
  • Year after year, 98% of our graduates go on to colleges and universities.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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