The Newman School

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The Newman School Photo #1 - We take advantage of our Back Bay location by using the rich resources of the City of Boston, This lends richness and excitement to learning at Newman.
  • The Newman School offers college preparation to international and American students in Grades 7- 12.
  • A program of extracurricular sports and activities complements a course of study organized around the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.
  • All students benefit from IB studies, while about fifty percent of seniors will pursue the IB Diploma itself.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1945

Student Body

Total Students260 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Newman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses20 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1090
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(business casual dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$25,000
Tuition NotesInternational student tuition is $36000
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,000
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAmanda Packard

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, TennisBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
LacrosseRugby,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club, Dance, Entrpreneurship Club, Math Team, Mock Trial

Club or Organization:
Math Team, Model United Nations, Robotics Team

School Notes

  • The Newman School is in its 10th year of offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. The school believes that the IB program offers students of widely varying backgrounds the opportunity to succeed in serious courses with the close encouragement and support of caring, qualified teachers. 
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boston
    Grades: 9-12 | 140 students
    0.2 miles
    151 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617)266-7525
    0.2 9-12
    140
  • Boston
    Boston University Academy
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    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
    1.4 miles
    One University Road
    Boston, MA 02215
    (617)353-9000
    1.4 9-12
    193
  • Chestnut Hill
    Grades: 6-12 | 490 students
    4.6 miles
    791 Hammond St
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
    (617)738-2700
    4.6 6-12
    490
  • Chestnut Hill
    Grades: PK-12 | 379 students
    4.5 miles
    69 Middlesex Road
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
    (617)738-8695
    4.5 PK-12
    379
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-12 | 1015 students
    3.1 miles
    80 Gerry's Landing Rd
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617)547-6100
    3.1 PK-12
    1015

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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it is a very good school, I wish that my daughter will be studied here.
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I graduated from Newman in 1968. My experience at Newman Preparatory School was fantastic. I have many wonderful memories of my time as a student at Newman. The faculty and staff were very helpful - very attentive. Newman opened doors for me academically and professionally.
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I graduated from Newman in 1991 and thought it was a fantastic school. The curriculum was challenging and the rich and diverse student body made up of a large percentage of international students made for an unforgettable experience.
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