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School leader:  Nicole A. DuFauchard
15 Brimmer Street
Boston, MA 02108

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(617) 742-0520
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Submitted by a parent · June 06, 2014
In a world where schools are 'teaching to the test' and churning out students who are seeking right answers, the Advent School is a wonderful example of how to create lifetime learners who are looking for the right questions. The transition last... more

Submitted by a parent · June 06, 2014
We looked at every public school in the north zone of Boston and at private schools in Boston and Cambridge. Nothing compared to the caliber of engagement and innovation fostered by the Advent School. In her first year, our daughter studied the... more

Submitted by a parent · April 17, 2014
Advent is a school with innovative, motivated teachers; sound, invested leadership; and an involved, fun parent community. When you walk through the doors, you feel the energy and see the enthusiasm for learning. The science, art, and music... more

Submitted by a parent · April 16, 2014
My family has been at this school for 4 years. And while I understand the angst during the transition from a head of school who had been there for 18 years to a new one, I disagree with those who feel it has lost its way or is not rigorous... more

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Since 1961, The Advent School has provided an outstanding education grounded in the principles of social justice. At Advent, we believe that teaching children within a meaningful historical, cultural, or environmental context builds confident students who seek out connections within their learning experiences. Our faculty draws upon Boston’s vast resources: from various museums to the Freedom Trail, Advent students recognize the benefits of learning within the city.

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Advent School
15 Brimmer Street, Boston, MA  02108
(617) 742-0520
Last modified Advent School is a Private school that serves grades PK-6
Advent School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top