At a Glance

Montrose is an independent school for girls in grades 6-12, inspired by the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Quick Facts

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  • 12

    average class section size
  • $12M+

    Offered in merit scholarships to class of 2024
  • 18

    AP classes

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  • 50

    towns in greater Boston, plus countries around the world
  • 40+

    Clubs, activities and service organizations
  • 20+

    varsity, JV or club sports
  • 55%+

    of families receive tuition assistance or scholarships
  • 100+

    courses in 8 departments
  • 70%+

    of faculty hold or are earning advanced degrees
  • 10,000

    square foot Arts & Athletics Center

Scholarship Through Character Development

“The Best Decision”

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  • Location

    Montrose is located in the heart of downtown Medfield, 17 miles from Boston
  • Daily Schedule

    School hours are from 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 

    On Wednesdays, all students have a late start.
    Middle school students start at 9:00 AM. Upper school students have the option to begin at 9:45 AM with Enrichment period or at 10:30 AM with their first academic class of the day.

    Read more about our student-centered schedule.

    The building opens at 7:00 AM every day, including Wednesdays. Teachers are available to meet for extra help from 7:30-8:00 AM on a rotating schedule.
  • Recent Graduates

    Class of 2023: 31 students, including 3 National Merit Commended Students.

    Class of 2022: 28 students, including 1 National Merit Semi-Finalist and 2 National Merit Commended Students.

    Class of 2021: 28 students, including 1 National Merit Commended Student.

    Class of 2020: 21 students, including 1 National Merit Commended Student.

    Class of 2019: 35 students, including 2 National Merit Commended Students.

    Class of 2018: 41 students, including 1 National Merit Scholarship winner, 1 National Merit Finalist, 3 National Merit Commended Students and 2 National Hispanic Scholars. 

    See college acceptances for recent graduates.
  • College Admission

    College acceptances for the class of 2024 include:

    Boston College
    College of the Holy Cross
    Cornell University
    Georgetown University
    Harvard University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Princeton University
    Stanford University
    University of Notre Dame
    University of Pennsylvania
    Cornell University

    Click here for more.
  • Advanced Placement Classes

    Montrose offers 18 AP classes: Biology, Physics 1, Physics C, Chemistry, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, Principles of Computer Science, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, U.S. History, U.S. Government, French Language and Culture, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, Latin, Studio Art
  • Class Sizes

    The average class section size is 12.
  • Signature Programs

    Innovative signature programs that go beyond AP, including:
    • The senior Capstone interdisciplinary research thesis and presentation
    • College level philosophy
    • Accelerated math offerings
    • Unique Habits curriculum to help girls develop good habits of mind, heart and character
    • Study abroad 
    • A nationally recognized character and leadership immersion program 
  • Athletics

    Montrose offers varsity, JV or middle school teams in soccer (varsity and JV), field hockey (varsity and JV), cross country (varsity and JV), volleyball (varsity and JV), basketball (varsity, JV and middle school), indoor track and field (varsity), lacrosse (varsity, JV and middle school), softball (varsity and JV), and track and field (varsity and JV). In addition, Montrose offers club team opportunities like Ski Club, Tennis Club, Self-Defense and Mindful Strength Training.
  • Scholarships

    Montrose offers need- and merit- based named scholarships.
  • Facilities

    21 classrooms, multiple science and innovation labs, 2 art rooms, playing field and practice field, fitness center, 10,000 square foot Arts & Athletics Center with professional performance space and basketball court
  • Transportation

    Montrose offers bus routes each year based on student interest.

    In 2023-2024, 2 bus routes are available to Montrose students. One line includes a new stop at Riverside Station in Newton. See the Transportation page for more details.


Accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC)


  • Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • International Coalition of Girls' Schools (ICGS)
  • New England League of Middle Schools (NELMS)
An independent school for girls in grades 6-12
Inspired by the teachings of the Catholic Church