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A Tour of Boston Area Schools

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Girls' Schools
Newton Country Day School

Newton Country Day School, Newton, MA

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Dana Hall School, Wellesley
Dana Hall School was founded in 1881 was a preparatory school for Wellesley College. It is now one of the country's leading independent girls' schools.

Fontbonne Academy, Milton
A strong academic program and 100 hours of community service are hallmarks of Fontbonne Academy's program.

Dexter Southfield School, Brookline
Dexter Southfield School is a boys' school and a girls' school. The schools share the same headmaster and many administrative and teaching staff.

Montrose School, Natick
Montrose School is a small girls' school offering a college preparatory education with a Catholic emphasis.

Mother Caroline Academy, Dorchester
Mother Caroline Academy serves about 60 girls from families of limited means in the Dorchester area of greater Boston.

Mount Alvernia High School, Newton
It offers a solid college preparatory curriculum in the Franciscan tradition.

Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Brighton
Operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph, high academic standards and a host of extracurricular and sports activities are features of this selective school.

Newton Country Day School, Newton
Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic girls' school affiliated with the Sacred Heart worldwide schools network. It has been educating girls in the Boston area since 1880.

Notre Dame Academy, Hingham
NDA offers a fine academic program rooted in traditional Catholic teachings and values.

Presentation of Mary Academy, Methuen
The Sisters of the Presentation of Mary operate the Academy for young women which bears their name.

The Woodward School, Quincy
The Woodward School is a leader in educating young women for serious college academics.

The Winsor School, Boston
The Winsor School is one of the country's selective schools. Only 16% of applicants were accepted in 2008.

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