Our Sisters' School

  • Our mission, as an independent, tuition-free, non-sectarian middle school, is to educate and inspire economically disadvantaged girls from the New Bedford area.
  • Our Sisters' School empowers girls to step into the future with valuable life skills and a mindset of achievement and excellence by providing a safe, supportive and academically challenging environment.
  • Community and volunteer involvement are core values of the school.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Year Founded2007

Student Body

Total Students66 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
84%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeOur Sisters' School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesWe are tuition free middle school for girls coming from low income families in the Greater New Bedford Area
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    New Bedford, MA 02740
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