Overview

Commonwealth School's mission is to educate young people from diverse backgrounds to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, and creative adults, capable of careful analysis, fruitful cooperation, and deep commitment. Commonwealth aims to be a school to with the highest standards of academic excellence; where students learn to think for themselves and to exercise responsibility and initiative in their actions; with a community of talented teachers and promising students from diverse backgrounds; that takes maximum advantage of its rich urban setting; where arts are a vital element of daily life; that provides the friendly atmosphere of a small, supportive community; and that helps students establish the foundation for rewarding and productive lives.
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Official information of Commonwealth School in 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Day
A+ Matriculation
A+ Academics
B+ Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
B Reviews
A Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Day S. Tuition: $52,502
# of Students: 147
Teacher:Student: 1:5%
International Student: 5%
AP Courses: 18
Endowment: $5,850/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 88%
SAT: 1500/1600
IB: No
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US Day School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 2
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3
#3 Harvard College 8
#3 Yale University 1
#6 University of Chicago 11
#7 Johns Hopkins University 5
#7 University of Pennsylvania 2
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#10 Duke University 2
#10 Northwestern University 2
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#13 Brown University 7
#13 Vanderbilt University 1
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 5
LAC #3 Pomona College 1
#17 Cornell University 5
#18 Columbia University 1
#20 University of California: Berkeley 3
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 2
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 4
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 2
#22 Emory University 2
#22 Georgetown University 1
#25 New York University 7
#25 University of Southern California 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 5
#29 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Carleton College 3
#32 Tufts University 7
#36 Boston College 5
#36 University of Rochester 1
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
#41 Boston University 2
#44 Brandeis University 3
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Northeastern University 9
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
LAC #11 Middlebury College 2
#62 Syracuse University 1
LAC #13 Smith College 7
LAC #13 Vassar College 1
#67 University of Massachusetts Amherst 8
#72 Fordham University 1
#72 Reed College 3
LAC #15 Grinnell College 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 2
LAC #18 Haverford College 7
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 1
LAC #24 Colby College 2
LAC #25 Bates College 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 3
LAC #36 Mount Holyoke College 2
LAC #39 Skidmore College 1
#234 University of Massachusetts Boston 1
Concordia University-Ann Arbor-MI 2
Loyola University Maryland 2
McGill University 1
Oberlin College 2
Rhode Island School of Design 2
Rollins College 1
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
University College London 1
University of Edinburgh 1
University of Oxford 2
University of Toronto 1
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AP Courses

(Total 18)
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
French Language and Culture
Latin
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Spanish Language and Culture
United States History
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
French Language and Culture
Latin
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Spanish Language and Culture
United States History
French Literature
Physics 1
Physics 2
Spanish Literature and Culture
Latin Literature
Biology
European History
English Literature and Composition
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Sports

(Total 11)
Basketball
Climbing
Dance
Fencing
Fitness
Running
Sailing
Soccer
Squash
Ultimate Frisbee
Basketball
Climbing
Dance
Fencing
Fitness
Running
Sailing
Soccer
Squash
Ultimate Frisbee
Yoga
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 12)
Chess Club
Coding Club
Community Service Club
Drawing and Animation Club
Engineering Club Environmental Club
Evil Genius Club
Film Analysis Club
French Club
Football Club
Go Club
Chess Club
Coding Club
Community Service Club
Drawing and Animation Club
Engineering Club Environmental Club
Evil Genius Club
Film Analysis Club
French Club
Football Club
Go Club
Investment Club
Politics Club
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Arts

(Total 11)
Acting
Chorus
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Ceramics
Drawing
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Acting
Chorus
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Ceramics
Drawing
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Art
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1957
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
SSAT: 2542
ISEE: 220222

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 7)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 11)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Commonwealth School

Tell me a bit about Commonwealth School.
Commonwealth School is Co-ed private day school located in Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1957 , and currently has about 147 students, 5.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit https://www.commschool.org.
Does Commonwealth School have rigorous academic requirements?
Commonwealth School is offering 18 AP courses.

In recent years, 75 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Commonwealth School also have 88% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Commonwealth School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 17.74% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 32.8% go to top 25, and about 13.98% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Commonwealth School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Commonwealth School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Commonwealth School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Commonwealth School in 2024 is $52,502, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@commschool.org .
Where is Commonwealth School located?
Commonwealth School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 0 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is Commonwealth School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Commonwealth School is among the most popular schools, within top 181 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Commonwealth School has been favorited by 124 users.
How to start with an application with Commonwealth School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Commonwealth School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Commonwealth School’s official site: https://www.commschool.org or call them at 617-266-7525.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Commonwealth School?
Yes, here are few: The Newman School, Cathedral High School-MA and Boston University Academy.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Commonwealth School?
The overall rating for Commonwealth School is A+.

The section ratings of Commonwealth School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
B+ for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
B for Students and Parents reviews
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