All School
75%
of our families live within 1.5 miles of the school
25%
of our student population are students of color
15
different after-school clubs and activities at the preschool and elementary school
  • Provides whole child education to children age 2 to Grade 6
  • Academic curriculum is comprehensive, content-rich, continuous, developmentally appropriate, integrated, and hands-on
  • Christian character formation
  • Academic curriculum is comprehensive, content-rich, continuous, developmentally appropriate, integrated, and hands-on
  • Located in three renovated historic buildings in downtown Boston—the former Brimmer School and Park Street Church with an additional space at Church of the Advent for our Kindergarten
  • Performance opportunities — dramatic, instrumental and musical — occur throughout the year in all grades with the exception of Toddler.
  • We have a comprehensive, integrated public speaking program. Theatrical integration starts in younger grades and builds every year.
  • Chapel takes place one or two times per month and classroom Bible instruction one time per week
  • Learning and reading specialists on staff
  • Board of Trustees members have extensive educational and professional expertise
  • Students engage in community outreach both locally and around the world
  • Seventy-five percent of our families live within 1.5 miles of the schools; over half live a mile or less away
  • 60 Staff and Faculty work at Park Street School
  • Need-based financial aid is available
  • Our math program, Everyday Math, is utilized from Pre-K through Grade 6 and offers the best practices in math education. Learn for yourself.
  • 100% of our graduates have been accepted to independent and exam schools since our inception
  • 100% of our graduates who applied to Boston Exam Schools earned spots; 80% earned a spot at the Boston Latin School
  • Graduates are enrolled in over 20 different competitive, excellent independent schools throughout the Boston area including Belmont Hill, Newton Country Day, Nobles, Roxbury Latin, and Winsor.
  • Graduates have been accepted to many colleges and universities with acceptance rates below 25 percent including Amherst, Bowdoin, Columbia, Harvard, Middlebury, MIT, Tufts University, and Williams
Preschool
6.5:1
Average preschool teacher to student ratio
1,945
Square-foot gym and activity centers
72%
of Pre-K students in the past four years have matriculated to our Kindergarten
  • The average teacher to student ratio at the Preschool is 6.5:1
  • Preschool enjoys a 1,945 square-foot gym and developmentally appropriate activity centers as well as spacious and bright classrooms
  • Children at the Preschool play in the gym or outside everyday
  • Preschool programs range from two to five days a week from 8:00 a.m. until noon. Creative Afternoons at the Preschool are offered from noon until 3:00 p.m. (with lunch and rest time)
  • Pre-Kindergarten students learn phonics using Lively Letters, and Kindergarten students learn via Fundations. Both curricula are multi-sensory, research-based, and fun!
Elementary School
100%
of Grade 1-6 students have access to iPads
9:1
Average elementary school teacher to student ratio
10+
After school elementary programs available
  • The average teacher to student ratio at the Elementary School is 9:1
  • Testing verifies the strength of our math program. Our sixth grade students’ median national percentile rank for Quantitative Reasoning and for Math Achievement has consistently been higher than the average percentile rank for peer independent schools. Over the last five years (2013-2017), Grade 6 scored an average of 95 percent in Quantitative Reasoning and 94 percent in Math Achievement compared to an average score of 88 percent for Quantitative Reasoning and 81 percent for Math Achievement in peer independent schools.
  • Elementary school has multi-media capability, a state-of-the-art science lab, library with large stone fireplace, gym with a 40-foot climbing wall, and computers and iPads in every classroom. There is an iPad for each student in Grades 4-6.
  • Uniform dress code, Grades 1–6 and Kindergarten
  • After school elementary programs are available with selections ranging from private piano and violin instruction to club activities such as basketball, chess, woodworking, and theater
  • One or more graduates receive honors for science fair projects typically each year
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