57% independent, 37% public, 3% parochial, 2% homeschool
Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton, Sharon, Somerville
Academics and Outcomes
TOP COLLEGES 2018–2023
Brown University, Columbia University, Harvard University, Haverford College, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, Northeastern University, Northwestern University, Smith College, Tufts University, UMass Amherst, University of Chicago, Washington University in St. Louis, Wellesley College
National Merit Scholarship Program
Commonwealth seniors are consistently named National Merit Scholarship winners, finalists, semifinalists, and commended students. Among the Class of 2023, twenty-two of the forty-two students were recognized, including one National Merit Scholarship Winner.
U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
Two recent Commonwealth alumni/ae, from the Classes of 2022 and 2019, progressed to the Semifinalist round of the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, recognizing exceptional high school seniors across the nation.
FACULTY RESEARCH PROJECTS (SAMPLING) 2017–2023
Quantum Interpretations and Entanglement, Middle Eastern Foodways, Artificial Intelligence in Chess, Middle Ages in Africa, American Culture and Politics 1968–Present, History of Chinese Film, Geometry of Second-Degree Curves, Women’s Voices in Latin American Literature, French Existentialist Literature, Gene Expression and Regulation
Tuition and Financial Aid