The Park School

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Park's 26 acre campus attracts students from Boston, Brookline, and surrounding communities.
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Park's 26 acre campus attracts students from Boston, Brookline, and surrounding communities.
  • The Park School has offered anexceptionalindependenteducationto boys and girls inpre-kindergarten througheigth grade since1888. Today, our diversestudent body of over 550students comesfrom the Boston metropolitanarea to a beautiful26-acre campus inBrookline, Massachusetts nearJamaica Pond.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1888

Student Body

Total Students555 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeThe Park School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size14 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 6
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $26,180 for Pre-Kindergarten to $37,300 for Grade VIII. Our tuition includes all expenses for textbooks, athletics, field trips, recess refreshments, and lunch for Grades I–VIII.
% on Financial Aid
21%
Admissions DirectorMerle Jacobs
Admissions AssociateJonathan Prosky
Endowment Size46 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club, Fall Musical (Grades VII-VIII), First Lego League (Grades III-V), Garden Club, Inspirational Freedom Choir (K-III), Intermediate Choir (by audition/Saturdays), Junior Choir (Grades IV & V), Literacy Project/Horizons for Homeless Children (Grade VII), Math Club, Model UN (Grades VI-VIII weekends), Park/St. Stephens Partnership (Grades VII-VIII), Private Musical Instrument Lessons (cello,guitar and piano), Robotics Club, Spring Play (Grades VI-VIII), Storybook Theatre/Freelance Players (Grades I-III), TIDBITS Club (engineering), Winter Play (Grade VIII), Winter Play/Musical (Grade VI) Chess Club, Garden Club, Math Club, Robotics Club, Fall Musical (Grades VII-VIII),
First Lego League (Grades III-V),
Inspirational Freedom Choir (K-III),
Intermediate Choir (by audition/Saturdays),
Junior Choir (Grades IV & V),
Literacy Project/Horizons for Homeless Children (Grade VII),
Model UN (Grades VI-VIII weekends),
Park/St. Stephens Partnership (Grades VII-VIII),
Private Musical Instrument Lessons (cello,guitar and piano),
Spring Play (Grades VI-VIII),
Storybook Theatre/Freelance Players (Grades I-III),
TIDBITS Club (engineering),
Winter Play (Grade VIII),
Winter Play/Musical (Grade VI),

School Notes

  • The mission of a school is the articulation of its purposesandobjectives against which all of its activities are measured.Thestatement of Park's mission is also intended to embody thesharedvalues of the community to which all subscribe. Thecornerstone ofPark's program is academic excellence combining bothhigh standardsof scholarship and the encouragement of each childt odevelop tohis or her greatest potential. The school provides anurturingenvironment in which children can developcuriosity,expresscreativity, appreciate the value of hard work anddiscipline, andexperience the joy of learning. Park's facultyencouragesindividual students to strive for intellectual, physicaland moralgrowth, and to become contributing members ofthecommunity.
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