The Advent School was founded in 1961, and accepts students in pre-school through the sixth grade. It is an…More independent, sectarian school, and although at one time it was related, it is no longer affiliated with the Advent Church across the street. It is housed in two adjoining town homes with newly-renovated classrooms. According to the school, more than 60 percent of its graduates go on to attend Boston Latin School or Academy, making admission to Advent very competitive. The school prides itself on personalized attention; a minimum of two teachers are assigned to each classroom.
About 90 percent of Advent's students live in the city of Boston. Tuition ranges from $19,500 a year for kindergarten to $20,600 a year for fifth and sixth grades. Financial aid is available.
Suffolk University Law School 120 Tremont St, Boston, MA02108 Suffolk University Law School is one of the Northeast's premiere graduate schools, offering students opportunities to…More learn how legal theory meets practice. The school offers numerous academic programs for students, including full time, day and evening divisions. Some programs include pro bono work, MBA programs, advanced studies, business law, international law and much more. Students have numerous opportunities at the school, including pro bono opportunities, internships, moot court competitions and student organizations. Check the main site for details on programs, tuition and rates.
Museum Of African American History 46 Joy St, Boston, MA02114 The museum is comprised of the African Meeting House and the Abiel Smith School. The meeting house is the oldest…More African Meeting house in America and the adjacent school is the first black public school building constructed in the country. The Abiel Smith School features rotating exhibits and a museum gift store open year-round. Guided or self-guided tours for the 1.6 mile Black Heritage Trail concludes at the Abiel School and African Meeting house. Guided tours are available throughout the year by appointment (617) 742-5415 and at 10, noon, and 2pm Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Park Street Kids is a pre-school housed in the large office building of the Park Street Church.
The…More school accepts toddlers through pre-school-aged children. It was founded in 2000 after a group of mothers from Park Street Church grew frustrated with the lack of pre-school options in the community. Since then, the school has grown by leaps and bounds and has led, two years later, to the establishment of an elementary school called Park Street School on Brimmer Street.
Parents must go through a competitive admissions process. Tuition ranges from $6,200 per year for the toddler program to $10,600 per year for five-day preschool. Need-based financial aid is available and Park Street Kids strives to meet 100 percent of a family's need.
Park Street School was founded in 2002 as an outgrowth of the successful preschool, Park Street Kids, founded two…More years earlier. It is affiliated with the Park Street Church.
The school was founded by a group of mothers from the Park Street Church who recognized a real need for a good school in the neighborhood, says Park Street's communication director, Kim Twitchell. Since then the school has grown by leaps and bounds and it now receives many more applicants per year than it can accept.
Seventy-five percent of Park Street's students come from downtown Boston neighborhoods and the vast majority walk or ride a scooter to school.
The school is committed to diversity and most of its students come from families outside the Park Street Church community.
The school says Christianity is its guiding principal and it puts a lot of emphasis on fostering Christian values in its students.
The school's gymnasium features a climbing wall and recess is often held on the Esplanade or Boston Common.
To enroll their child parents must submit an application and application fee, visit an open house and schedule their child for one-on-one testing.
Tuition is $15,100 per year for kindergarten; $17,500 per year for grades 1 - 3 and $19,600 for grades 4 - 6. Financial aid is available.