The Advent School
Tel: (617) 742-0520 Ext. 15
The Advent School Photo #2 - Students and faculty explore concepts together in our inquiry-based classrooms: asking questions, testing hypotheses, and gathering information to construct understanding.
The Advent School Photo #3 - Advent is committed to remaining an urban school that serves the diverse communities of Boston. Our location in Beacon Hill draws families from over 45 neighborhoods.
- The Advent School is a progressive, co-educational independent school for students ages four to 12 in pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Reggio Emilia inspired, the co-teaching teams model the collaboration we encourage among students during long-term investigations and small group work. With outstanding academics, small class sizes, and an emphasis on diversity and social justice, our students are prepared to enter Seventh Grade at a variety of independent and exam schools in the greater Boston area. In addition to the thematic curriculum at each grade level, Advent students have classes in art, library, music, physical education, science, Spanish, and yoga embedded into their weekly routine.
- The Advent School offers a robust After-School Education Program until 6 p.m. Monday - Friday for students including classes in visual arts, dance, world languages, music, physical fitness, and science.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-6|
|Total Students||200 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||38 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||13 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 15 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$29,450|
|Tuition Notes||Early Childhood through First Grade: $29,450Second Grade through Fourth Grade: $29,730Fifth and Sixth Grades: $29,990These tuition amounts are for the 2019-20 school year. Tuition reflects full day enrollment (Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) five days each week, and includes field trip fees, books, and all classroom materials. Please refer to the FAQ webpage for a complete list of what is and isn’t included in the tuition and feeds.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Sarah Thompson-Kablik|
|Admissions Associate||Doug Surgenor|
- Founded in 1961 on the principles of social justice, the School takes pride in the exceptional education we offer children. Interweaving skill instruction and thematic study, we believe that teaching children within a meaningful historic, cultural, and environmental context builds confident students, who are able to make robust connections in their learning. The Advent School educates children from Early Childhood (pre-Kindergarten) through Sixth Grade in a nurturing environment. We promote in-depth understanding and mastery of academic skills, challenging students to think critically and take multiple perspectives. The heart of The Advent School is its diverse, inclusive community. Our goal is to cultivate compassionate, responsible individuals who have the confidence to take action consistent with their beliefs, and to understand their part in a larger world.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Boston Grades: K-6 | 118 students
107 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-8427 0.4 K-6
- Boston Grades: NS-8 | 120 students
530 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 266-0028 1.4 NS-8
- Boston Grades: PK-8 | 279 students
9 Moon St
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 227-3143 1 PK-8
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