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9-12|Private
145 students
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School leader:  William Wharton
151 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

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(617) 266-7525
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"We are known for strong academics and arts and a welcoming school community."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
  • Coed / Single gender
    Mixto
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Chamber music, Choir / Chorus, Jazz band, Orchestra...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Latin, Spanish
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20 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · March 26, 2015
Strangest school visit ever! DC was "dropped off" at her first class by her "host for the day", then told at the end of the class by the teacher to go wait in the hall, that her host "would find her" Things went downhill from there. She sat alone... more

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Submitted by a student · January 31, 2014
I've been at Commonwealth School for two years now. While I love some things about it, I've also had a really hard time there. The academics are super challenging, which I like, but the amount of work leaves it so I have literally very very little... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 30, 2011
I just stumbled upon this website so I couldn't resist adding my praise to the pile. I have a son who graduated and one who is a current student. This school was "life changing" for them. It's intense, but boy oh boy do you come out of it with... more

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Submitted by a community member · March 16, 2011
Commonwealth is really a place like no other: it's one of the most intense experiences of your life. But you'll come out with an amazing education, as well as a great sense of who you are and what you're capable of. I wanted to make a comment... more

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Commonwealth School is a vibrant intellectual community of inquisitive students and teachers. Housed in a pair of Back Bay brownstones in Boston, the city becomes our campus as students draw on its academic, scholarly, and cultural resources. As a community we are welcoming and supportive.

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Commonwealth School
151 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA  02116
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. (617) 266-7525
Last modified Commonwealth School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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