St Pauls Choir School

  • St. Paul`s Choir`s School is an academically excellent, highly selective, Catholic Day School for boys grades 4-8 in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. Founded in 1963, St. Paul's is the only Catholic boys' choir school in the United States, modeled on the European tradition of `Choir Schools`.
  • The Choir tours, records, and broadcasts frequently, and the boys develop great personal confidence through frequent performance.
  • Recent collaborations have included performances with groups such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Lyric Opera, and Harvard Glee Club.
  • The Choir has also performed for audiences in Washington, DC, New York City, and the Vatican.
  • Boys graduate to attend prestigious high schools including BC High, Roxbury Latin, Philips Andover, Boston Latin, and Rivers Academy.
  • A number of past students are also graduates of Harvard and Yale Universities.
  • Admission to St. Paul's Choir School is by audition. For more information, please contact John Robinson, Music Director, at jrobinson@choirschool.net or 617-868-8658 X319.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students40 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Pauls Choir School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,100
Admissions DirectorJohn Robinson
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-8 | 525 students
    1.1 miles
    178 Coolidge Hill
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 520-5200
    1.1 PK-8
    525
  • Brookline
    Grades: PK-8 | 177 students
    1.6 miles
    9 Prescott St
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617) 731-5330
    1.6 PK-8
    177
  • Brookline
    Grades: NS-8 | 287 students
    2.5 miles
    67 Harvard St
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 566-7184
    2.5 NS-8
    287
  • Groton
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 49 students
    28.5 miles
    20 Joy Ln
    Groton, MA 01450
    (978) 448-9411
    28.5 NS-PK
    49

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