Commonwealth School

Grades: 9 - 12
Type: Day
Gender: Coed
151 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA

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Commonwealth School is an independent high school dedicated to adventurous intellectual and artistic exploration where creativity and individuality flourish. Located in Boston’s Back Bay, Commonwealth students take full advantage of the city’s resources to pursue scholarly research, annual independent projects, and community service. Commonwealth’s uncommon academic curriculum is rooted in rigorous analysis, focused attention, discussion, and inquiry. Nearly 90 percent of the faculty have advanced degrees. They work closely with students, helping them explore their personal interests, develop problem-solving skills, and boost their confidence. College-level electives can include multi-variable calculus, wave physics, axiomatic set theory, modern East Asian history, Russian thought and literature, advanced music theory and composition, and more. With a close-knit student body of 145, Commonwealth School students discover their passions, test themselves with new challenges, and grow into thoughtful and inquisitive young adults who thrive and excel in college, career, and life.

Enrollment: 148