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The Newman School

The Newman School

247 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA

+1 617 267 4530



The Newman School
School type Coeducational Day
Founded 1945
Status Private
Head of School Michael Schafer
Date Appointed 1985
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 11-18
Number of pupils 240
Day fees per annum US$36,500
Teacher/Pupil ratio 1:10
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP, IBMYP
Diploma Coordinator Andrew Nagy
MYP Coordinator Elizabeth Esposito
Associations IB, NEASC

The Newman School, founded in 1945 in the heart of a great city, provides a diverse student body a college preparatory, liberal arts education, based on moral values, intellectual rigor and trust, guided by the spirit, vision and philosophy of Cardinal John Henry Newman.

Situated in Boston's Back Bay, The Newman School is within short walking distance of the Boston Public Library, Symphony Hall, the Boston Ballet, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the many colleges and universities - including Harvard, Boston College, Suffolk University, Boston University, and MIT - for which Boston is world-renowned. Of the 240 students (grades 7 through 12), international students comprise approximately one quarter of our student body. Homestays are arranged through an established network of experienced families known to the school. The school is approved to issue the I-20 required of students seeking approval for student visa status.

Authorized as an IB World School since 2009, Newman offers a broad selection of IB MYP and DP courses in order to meet students' interests. The school accepts transfer students interested in attending an IB school. All students work toward The Newman School diploma. Since we started our IB program we have had more than 156 students earn the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Recent college acceptances include: Babson, Barnard, Boston University, Boston College, Brown, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Georgia TECH, McGill, MIT, New York University, Princeton, University of Toronto, University of Virginia and Wellesley.

IB diploma candidates choose from the following IB courses: English A and B, Spanish B, French B, Latin B, History of the Americas, Economics, Business and Management, Environmental Systems, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, HL and SL Math Analysis and Approaches, SL Math Applications and Interpretations, Visual Arts, Film.

Newman students participate in the following sports and extracurricular programs available at the school:

boys Crew and girls Crew (fall and spring), Sailing (fall and spring/coeducational), boys and girls Soccer (fall), Cross Country (fall/coeducational), boys and girls Basketball (winter), girls Volleyball (fall), Tennis (spring/coeducational). Extracurricular, clubs and enrichment activities include: Model United Nations, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Robotics, Engineering, NASA club, Chess, Musical Performance, Poetry, Junior Achievement, Film, Art, and a broad range of service opportunities.