St Michaels Academy

  • St. Michael's Academy is a premier academic institution for students in preschool through eighth grade.
  • As the largest Catholic elementary school in western Massachusetts, we are widely recognized for our distinguished and nurturing faculty, faith-centered learning environment, challenging academics and close community.
  • We inspire young minds and hearts, empowering students for lives of wisdom, service and leadership.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded2009

Student Body

Total Students461 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Michaels Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size21 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Students are required to wear the St. Michael)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,500
Tuition NotesPreK tuition is $5,700 for 5 days, $4,000 for 3 days and $2,940 for 2 day program
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNancy A. Coley


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Chess Club, Community Service Projects, Girls On The Run, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council (Middle School)

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus - grade 4, Drumming program - grade 3, Middle Level Choir, Violin Lessons - Grade 2

School Notes

  • St. Michael`s Academy is the largest Catholic elementary school in western Massachusetts and provides a well-rounded educational experience that addresses the "whole" student, from preschoolers through eighth grade. The culturally diverse student population represents families from a variety of religious and economic backgrounds who are encouraged to share their traditions and customs. The school philosophy is one of inclusion; every child is deserving of a high quality education in a safe and caring environment. Our dedicated staff form a partnership with parents to challenge each student to be the best they can be, both spiritually and academically. These lessons extend beyond the classroom and result in the development of strong morals, respect for themselves and others and the value of community service. Most importantly, faith formation is the cornerstone of St. Michael`s Academy and supports the development of character, integrity and success. A St. Michael's Academy student graduates with a solid foundation for future sucess both academically and in life.

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The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $13,160 for elementary schools and $31,902 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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