SELA: The International Private School

75 Sgt William Terri Drive Suite 1001
Hingham, MA 02043
SELA: The International Private School serves 148 students in grades Nursery/Preschool-6.
The student:teacher of SELA: The International Private School is 6:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded2004
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students148 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade SELA: The International Private School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(SELA Uniforms for Elementary Students)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorAlexandra Perry


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Robotics Club, Science Club

School Notes

  • SELA: The International Private School is the first and only full-immersion language academy in Massachusetts that prepares English-speaking children linguistically, academically, and socially to excel in our global society through instruction in a second and third language.  SELA offers programs for Infants (3 months and up) through Junior K, and a private elementary school grades K-6.
  • Adult classes and After School class for grades K-12 are available as well.
  • All students are provided with opportunities to develop the ability to think logically, independently, creatively, and to communicate effectively in the second language. They are encouraged to cultivate an innate motivation for independent discovery beyond the school setting through a student-centered, hands-on curriculum.  SELA students acquire knowledge of citizenship and responsibility and value and respect the thoughts and opinions of their peers. Students graduate from SELA aware of global relationships and multicultural richness.Our program creates a nurturing environment of learning within. Students enrolled at SELA can better prepare themselves for the changes and challenges presented by the future.

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to SELA: The International Private School is South Shore Christian Academy (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Derby Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is South Shore Conservatory Of Music Preschool (1.2 miles away)
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