Quick Facts

Our Students

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145

students in grades 9-12
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49%

students of color
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All

genders
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40

cities and towns represented

PREVIOUS SCHOOL
55% independent, 41% public, 2% parochial, and 2% homeschool

TOP HOMETOWNS
Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton, Sharon, Somerville, Westwood

  

Our Faculty

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34

faculty members; 15 non-teaching staff members
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88%

with advanced degree (37% doctorate, 49% master’s, and 14% bachelor’s)
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5:1

student-to-faculty ratio
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1:1

faculty advising program
Commonwealth is not only a warm community but the kids are excited to learn, and the teachers are excited to teach, and that mix is really amazing. It's so rigorous, and that's something that I really wanted in high school.” Parmis ’24

  

Academics and Outcomes

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12

students per class on average
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93%

AP scores 3 or above; 75% scores 4 or 5 (Class of 2020)
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1530

median SAT composite score for the Class of 2021
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75%

National Merit Finalists, Semifinalists, or Commended Students (on average)

TOP COLLEGES 2016–2021
Boston College, Brandeis University, Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard College, Haverford College, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Smith College, Swarthmore College, Tufts University, UMASS Amherst, Vanderbilt University, Washington University in St. Louis, Wellesley College

Advanced Placement Scholars

In 2020, out of 62 eligible students, 8 were recognized as AP Scholars, 7 as Scholars with Honor, 27 as Scholars with Distinction, and 8 as National Scholars
 

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National Merit Scholarship Program

19% of the Class of 2020 were recognized as National Merit Semifinalists, and another 52% received Letters of Commendation. One senior was named a National Merit Scholar as well as a semifinalist in the U.S. Presidential Scholars competition.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

$50,483

tuition and fees for 2020-2021

30%

students with financial aid grants

$1.46M

financial aid granted in 2019-2020

$34,740

average financial aid grant

   

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