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Fall Private School Open Houses

When it comes to private schools in Boston, the key words are quality and variety. Each school is incredible in its own way, and for this reason it can be difficult to make the decision: which school should your child attend? Doing research is a good way to narrow down your choices, but when it comes down to it, visiting the schools your family is considering is the best way to make a confident final decision. With this roundup of open house details for private schools in the Boston area, you can begin to plan your 2021 and 2022 private school visits to arrive at the best decision for your children’s education.

SchoolOpen House Dates  
Atrium School9/22, 10/20 (7-8p); 10/14 (9-10a) *virtual; 10/24 In-person tours (by appointment 10a-12p)
Austin Preparatory School10/24
Bancroft School10/3 (1:30-3:30p)
Bard Academy at Simon's Rock9/25 (10a-1p), 11/6 (10a-1p)
Bay Farm Montessori Academy11/9 (Toddler's House & Children's House), 11/16 (Grades 1-8) *all virtual
Boston Ballet School9/18 (Placement class ages 8-18), 9/19 (Sample classes ages 16 months-7 years)
Boston College High School11/7/2021 Grades 7-8 (10a-12p); Grades 9-12 (2-4p)
Boston University Academy10/3 (12:30-2:30p), 11/30 (6:30-8:30p) *both virtual
Brimmer and May School10/18 Pre-K-12 (7:30-8p); 10/19 Lower School (7:30-8:15p); 10/20 (All grades 12-1p, Middle School 7-7:45p, Upper School 7:46-8:30p); 10/21 (Arts 7-7:45p, Athletics 7:45-8:15p); 10/22 (Lower School Arts & World Languages 1p) *all virtual; 10/23 Tours & Meet and Greet
British International School of Boston10/5, 10/20, 11/4, 11/14, 12/7, 1/11. All of our open houses will be virtual and require registration. Please contact admissions@bisboston.org to register for the open house.
Cambridge Friends School10/16 (10a-12p); 10/20 (Lower School 6-7:30p) *virtual; 10/27 (Middle School 6-7:30p) *virtual
Cape Cod Academy10/16 (10a)
Charles River School10/16 (All Grades 1p), 11/4 (Middle School 6:30p)
Commonwealth School10/5 (6:30-9p), 11/14 (2:30-5p) *both virtual
Cushing Academy10/9 (9:30a-1p), 11/8 (9:30a-1p), 12/4 (9:30a-1p)
Dedham Country Day School10/14, 11/5 (Classroom Observations), 11/10 (Virtual Learning Spotlight Pre-K-4), 12/2 (Virtual Learning Spotlight 5-8)
Dexter Southfield10/23 (Pumpkins in the Playscape 9:00a),
Fayerweather Street School10/23/2021 *virtual option
German International School of Boston10/7 (Lower Campus 7-8p) *virtual; 11/13 ( Lower Campus 11a-1p); 12/13 (Lower Campus 3-4p) *virtual ; 11/6 (Upper Campus 11a-12:30p) *virtual; Tours on request
Hillside School10/21 (7:00p); 11/9 (7:00p); 12/7 (7:00p) *all virtual
Inly School11/9 (7:00p); 1/6 (7:00p) *virtual; 1/22 (10:00a Family Event & Open House)
International School of Boston10/26,10/28, 1/20 (Elementary) *virtual; 10/30 (All School In-Person); 11/2, 11/4, 1/27 (Secondary) *virtual
Kingsley Montessori SchoolToddler–Grade 6: 11 a.m –12 p.m. on October 30, 2021
Lawrence Academy11/6 (9:00a)
Lesley Ellis School11/14 (1-3p) *format TBA
Lexington Christian Academy10/30 (Middle & Upper School 10a-12p)
Milton Academy10/13, 11/16, 12/6, 1/10 (Middle School); 10/19, 11/9, 12/7, 1/11 (Lower School) *all virtual
Montrose School10/24 (Middle & Upper School OH 11a-1p);, 11/18 (Middle & Upper School Curriculum Night 6:30-8:30p)
Mount Alvernia High School11/7 (1:30-4p)
Nashoba Brooks SchoolInformational events held throughout the year. Individual visits Monday-Friday
New England Innovation AcademySmall group campus tours every Monday and Friday. Open House 12/2 (5-7P).
Newton Country Day School11/7
Noble and Greenough School10/16 (Grades 7-12 8:30a-12p); 12/7 (Grades 7-12 6-8:30p) *all in person
Notre Dame AcademySunday, October 31, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Wednesday, November 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Both events will be hosted in-person at Notre Dame Academy, 1073 Main Street, Hingham, MA, 02043
Oak Meadow School virtual open house sessions:
Beginners (15 mos. - 3 yrs); Tue Nov 16, 12:00 - 12:45pm Children's House (3 - 6 yrs); Wed Nov 10, 11:45am - 12:30pm Lower Elementary (grades 1 - 3); Tue Nov 9, 1:00 - 1:45pm Upper Elementary (grades 4 - 6); Fri Nov 12, 12:00 - 12:45pm Middle School (grades 7 - 8); Wed Nov 10, 1:00 - 1:45pm
Park Street School10/19 (9:00a) *virtual; 11/1 (6:00p), 12/9; "Talk to Us Tuesdays" (10:30a Oct-Dec)
Rock Point School10/28 (Grades 9-post grad 4-6p); 2/3 (4-6p) *both virtual, 4/8 (4-6p)
Russian School of MathematicsWeekdays 1-9p, Weekends 9a-6p
Shore Country Day School11/10 (6-7p); 1/9 (10:30a-12p) *both virtual
St. Sebastian's School10/7 (5:30p); 12/2 (6:00p) *format TBA
Thayer Academy10/23 (Middle School 9a-12p); 10/30 (Upper School 9a-12p), 1/4 (Winter Open House 6:30-8:30p)
The Advent School11/10 (Pre-K 8:45-9:30a); 10/27 (Kindergarten 8:45-9:30a); 11/17 (Grades 1-7 8:45-9:30a) *format TBA
The Cambridge School of Weston10/23 (9a-12p); 11/10 (7-8:30p) *virtual
The Chestnut Hill School11/7 (All Grades 11a-1p), 11/16 (All Grades 6-7p) *virtual
The Croft School: South EndIndividual tours and "coffee chats" available
The Fessenden School10/2 (Pre-K-Grade 9 1-3p); Grade-Specific weekly Oct.-Jan. *virtual
The Meadowbrook School of WestonPlease check our website for group tour and Open House dates
The Newman School10/12, 10/17 *virtual, 11/16, 12/11
The Park School10/24 (Grades 5-8 2-4p); 11/7 (Pre-K-Grade 4 2-4p) *all virtual
The Putney School10/23, 12/4
The Roxbury Latin School10/16 (10a-1:30p); 11/7 (12:30-4p)
The Sage School11/7 (11-12:30p)
The Wheeler School10/23 (K-12 9a-12:30p)
Torit Montessori School10/2 (Toddler-Grade 6 11a-1p); 10/13 (Toddler-Grade 6 5:30-7:30p) *both virtual
Ursuline Academy 11/7 (11a-2p)
Wellan Montessori School11/2 (Middle School 9:00a); 11/7 (Toddler-Grade 8 By Appointment); 11/9 (Begginer 10:00a); 11/10 (Primary 10:00a); 11/16 (Lower Elementary 9:00a); 11/19 (Upper Elementary 9:00a); 12/2 (Kindergarten 10:30a) *all virtual
Wilbraham & Monson Academy10/10 (Grades 6 - post-graduate 10:00a); 11/2 (Athletics and the Arts 6:00p) *virtual; 11/3 (Core disciplines and Distinct programs 6:00p); 11/4 (Middle School 6:00p)
Worcester Academy10/17 (Grades 6-12 & post-grad 11a-2p); 11/7 (Grades 6-12 & post-grad 10a-1p)
Xaverian Brothers High School10/31 (9a-12p); 11/18 (6-7p) *virtual

For more information about independent schools in New England, visit aisne.org or search our Find It Private Schools directory.