Admissions Events

Academically adventurous students flourish at Commonwealth School, challenged by rigorous classes and supported by extraordinary faculty. You can learn more about joining our community through the upcoming events and past event recordings below. 

Please do not hesitate to connect with our admissions team with any questions you may have in the interim. 

Upcoming Collaborative Events


Boston University Academy and Commonwealth School Joint Information Session

Thursday, September 1, 2022, 7:00–8:00 p.m. EDT

We welcome your family to join Directors of Admission from Boston University Academy and Commonwealth School for a virtual event to learn more about our academic programs and unique communities. We will share information about our respective schools and outline plans for this year's engaging and exciting admission processes. There will also be an opportunity for Q&A. Please register to join us.

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Boston Independent School Collaborative Events

October 19 and December 6, 2022

Join us to hear a panel of Admissions Directors from nineteen Boston-area independent schools talk about mission-driven education, high academic standards, individualized student experiences, educating the whole child, and other topics relevant to the applicant's journey towards enrollment. The program will begin with a panel, followed by Zoom meeting rooms to allow families to connect with individual schools and learn more about their specific programs and admission processes. Registration links will be available in September.

Past Events

Revisit our recent open houses, explorations of our arts and extracurricular activities, and deep dives in our academic programs.

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Joint Information Session with BU Academy

Thanks to all who joined our Directors of Admission as they took questions and shared their insights on our respective academic programs and unique communities for the 2021–2022 admissions season. If you missed the event (or just want to rewatch!) you can view a recording.

Watch Recording


There's such an amazing community. And that's the reason that I decided to attend Commonwealth. Everybody knows everybody else's name and seniors will hang out with freshmen. And that's just normal. And that's without even getting into the superb academics and extracurriculars offered here.

Class of 2024