The Newman School

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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.
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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.
  • 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 fifteen percent of seniors will pursue the IB Diploma itself.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1945

Student Body

Total Students 250 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade The Newman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
Average SAT score 1090
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(business casual dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $24,000
Tuition Notes International student tuition is $35000
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Patricia Lynch

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, 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, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Robotics Team Chess Club, Dance, Math Team, Math Team, Mock Trial, Robotics Team, Entrpreneurship Club,
Model United Nations,

School Notes

  • The Newman School is in its 7th year of offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, and is adding 7th grade beginning in the fall of 2017. 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 Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  4/15/2016
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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5  7/24/2015
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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