Perennially recognized as one of the region’s premier independent high schools, Commonwealth is an inspired and diverse gathering of students who enjoy a dynamic urban setting and a culture of rigorous and adventurous intellectual and artistic exploration.

Challenged by thought-provoking curriculum, supported by outstanding faculty, and inspired by a generous community, Commonwealth students share the excitement of inquiry and graduate poised to succeed at the best colleges and beyond.

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We invite you to Experience Commonwealth, where you can get a sense of the people and opportunities that make a Commonwealth education distinctive, from classrooms crackling with insightful questions to art studios full of students bent over their craft to our "Cafegymnatorium," buzzing with excitement during our weekly Assembly.


Virtual Commonwealth

While it could never replace our home at 151 Commonwealth, our online learning portal Virtual Commonwealth will allow us to carry forward our work—and remain connected as a community—in these unprecedented times. 

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At Commonwealth, we’re looking for inquisitive, driven, and creative students from a wide range of backgrounds. We encourage you to visit us, talk with teachers and students, and see if Commonwealth is right for you.