St. Mary Of The Assumption Elementary School

  • Rated as one of the top 5 elementary schools in the Boston area by Boston Parent's Paper!
  • St. Mary's offers a rich tradition of Catholic school education for students in preschool through grade eight. Accepting students at 2.9
  • We are a culturally diverse community that is guided by the Commandments of Love of God and Love of Neighbor.
  • In addition to religious instruction, the school curriculum challenges students to gain mastery in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies by fostering inquiry, problem solving, and decision making skills.
  • Teachers develop and support an awareness of the connections between subjects by providing opportunities for student projects and presentations.
  • We believe that the curriculum should be integrated and reflect life experiences.
  • At all levels, students are provided with opportunities to explore their talents and interests when they participate in weekly art, music, physical education, and computer classes.
  • Starting at grade KII and continuing through grade 8, students are instructed in Spanish language and culture.
  • All St. Mary's students are expected to work cooperatively, and with respect for one another, as they experience the excitement that accompanies new learning.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedOrton Gillingham tutor
Year Founded1899
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students287 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
63%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. Mary Of The Assumption Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size15 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Refer to our Uniform policy on our web site)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,300
Tuition Notes$7,200 for K2-8 Check web site for details of PreK and Nursery tuition and hours
Admissions DirectorKim Kossuth

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Spanish Club; Chess Club; Coding

School Notes

  • St. Mary's was established as a parish school in 1899. St. Mary's offers a rich tradition of Catholic school education for students in preschool through grade eight. We are a culturally diverse community that is guided by the Commandments of Love of God and Love of Neighbor. In addition to religious instruction, the school curriculum challenges students to gain mastery in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies by fostering inquiry, problem solving, and decision making skills. Teachers develop and support an awareness of the connections between subjects by providing opportunities for student projects and presentations. We believe that the curriculum should be integrated and reflect life experiences. At all levels, students are provided with opportunities to explore their talents and interests when they participate in weekly art, music, physical education, and computer classes. Starting at Kindergarten and continuing through grade 8, students are instructed in Spanish language and culture. Implementing a rigorous curriculum our students are accepted at some of the finest exam schools in the area. 90% of our middle schoolers are accepted at Boston Latin School.

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    Grades: PK-8 | 535 students
    1.5 miles
    171 Goddard Avenue
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 277-2456
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    2.7 miles
    178 Coolidge Hill
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 520-5200
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    536
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    Grades: PK-8 | 177 students
    1 miles
    9 Prescott St
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617) 731-5330
    1 PK-8
    177
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    Grades: NS-12 | 371 students
    2 miles
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    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 522-6980
    2 NS-12
    371
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    Grades: PK-9 | 452 students
    20.3 miles
    34 Sunset Rock Road
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978) 475-1197
    20.3 PK-9
    452

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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St. Mary of the Assumption is a superb school - students are well prepared for exam schools and other outstanding Catholic and private high schools. Strong leadership- experienced faculty- technology across the curriculum. Strongest school in the archdiocese. Check it out!
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Excellent school! I have two children who attend St Mary`s and we have loved it. Wonderful teachers and superb principal. Dr Kirk is fantastic. We are lucky to have her.
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This is an outstanding and highly competitive school. Our children have spent the past 8 years at St Mary's Brookline. Excellent teachers- well run- state of art classrooms. I highly recommend it.
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