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Commonwealth School

Commonwealth School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Commonwealth School says

Commonwealth School's mission is to educate young people from diverse backgrounds to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, and creative adults, capable of careful analysis, fruitful cooperation, and deep commitment. Commonwealth aims to be a school to with the highest standards of academic excellence; where students learn to think for themselves and to exercise responsibility and initiative in their actions; with a community of talented teachers and promising students from diverse backgrounds; that takes maximum advantage of its rich urban setting; where arts are a vital element of daily life; that provides the friendly atmosphere of a small, supportive community; and that helps students establish the foundation for rewarding and productive lives. Commonwealth's mission is to educate young people from diverse backgrounds to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, and creative adults, capable of careful analysis, fruitful cooperation, and deep commitment. Commonwealth aims to be a school to with the highest standards of academic excellence; where students learn to think for themselves and to exercise responsibility and initiative in their actions; with a community of talented teachers and promising students from diverse backgrounds; that takes maximum advantage of its rich urban setting; where arts are a vital element of daily life; that provides the friendly atmosphere of a small, supportive community; and that helps students establish the foundation for rewarding and productive lives.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (617) 266-7525
Email
  hcarter@commschool.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 150
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 36
10 41
11 37
12 36

Commonwealth School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Commonwealth School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 5 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 73%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 15%

Extracurriculars

  • Ballet
  • Dance
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Fencing
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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