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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 J Harry Lynch
Date Appointed 1985
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 11-18
Number of pupils 240
Day fees per annum US$36,000
Teacher/Pupil ratio 1:10
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Andrew Nagy
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 9 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 selectionn of IB courses in order to meet students' interests. Preparation for success in IB begins in the ninth grade. The school does accept transfer students. All students work toward The Newman School diploma. Twenty-six members of the Class of 2014 earned the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

For the academic year 2014-2015 IB diploma candidates will choose from the following courses: English A1, Spanish A2, Spanish B, French B, English B, Latin, history of the Americas, economics, environmental systems, biology, chemistry, math studies, math, visual arts, business and management, Italian ab initio, and music.

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), soccer (fall), cross country (fall/coeducational), boys and girls basketball (winter), tennis (spring/coeducational), baseball (spring) and boys' and girls' Lacrosse. Extracurricular and enrichment activities include: the literary journal, newspaperm, SAT prep, recycling, Model United Nations, chess instruction, mock trial and a broad range of service opportunities.