Meridian Academy at a Glance

The School

  • Intentionally small, growing to our final enrollment of a little under 100 students
  • 16 faculty members
  • 81% of teachers have an advanced degree
  • 5:1 student-to-faculty ratio

The Students

  • 35% students of color
  • Prior to joining Meridian, 68% of our students attended a public school, 27% attended an independent school, and 5% were homeschooled
  • Schools that have sent students to Meridian include:
           Academy of the Pacific Rim
Acera School
Adams Montessori
The Advent School
Angier School (Newton)
The Atrium School
Baker School (Brookline)
Bates School (Roslindale)
Beacon Academy
Benjamin Brown School (Somerville)
Bigelow Middle School (Newton)
Boston Arts Academy
Boston Collegiate Charter School
Boston Latin Academy
Boston Latin School
Boston Preparatory Charter School
Boston Renaissance Charter School
Brown Middle School (Newton)
Cambridge Friends School
Colegio Teizcali (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Condon School (South Boston)
Conservatory Lab Charter School
Cummings School (Winthrop)
Day Middle School (Newton)
Dedham Middle School
Devotion School (Brookline)
Dover Middle School
East Somerville Community School
F. D. Roosevelt School (Hyde Park)
Fiske School (Wellesley)
Haley School (Roslindale)
Hennigan School (Jamaica Plain)
Hernandez School (J.P.)
High Rock School (Needham)
Holy Name School
Hurley School (South End)
Jackson School (Allston)
Kennedy Longfellow School (Cambridge)
Lee Elementary School
Lincoln School (Brookline)
Lower Merion High School (PA)
Manning School (J.P.)
Mary E. Curley School (J.P.)
Mason Rice Elementary (Newton)
Mission Hill Pilot School
Murphy School (Boston)
The Neighborhood School (J.P.)
Neighborhood House Charter School
The Newman School
Newton North High School
Orchard Gardens (Roxbury)
Ottoson School (Arlington)
The Park School
Perry School (South Boston)
Pierce School (Brookline)
Pierce School (Milton)
Philbrick School (Roslindale)
The Roxbury Latin School
Roxbury Prep
St. John School
St. Patrick's School (Roxbury)
Sumner School (Roslindale)
Thacher Montessori
Tucker School (Milton)
Underwood School (Newton)
Up Academy of Boston
Voorheesviille Secondary School (N.Y.)
Watertown Middle School
Winship Elementary (Brighton)
Winthrop Middle School
Woodstock Elementary (N.Y.)
Young Achievers Pilot School (J.P.)
  • Student hometowns have included Arlington, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Canton, Dedham, Milton, Needham, Newton, Randolph, Revere, Somerville, Watertown, Wellesley, Weymouth, and Winthrop.

Tuition and Accessibility

  • 2017-2018 Tuition: grades 6-7: $27,900; grades 8-9: $28,400; grades 10-12: $28,900. The cost of texts and similar items are included in tuition.
  • Meridian dedicates twice as much of its budget to financial aid as the average independent school (33% versus 16% for AISNE schools).
  • All students are able to participate in all academic, extracurricular, and social trips and activities regardless of their ability to pay.
  • Average financial aid package: $19,050, which is 73% of tuition. Tuition for families receiving aid ranges from $50 to $18,975. 

 

Links to Learn More

Click here to learn why students and parents choose Meridian.

Click here to learn about our application schedule and to download forms.

Click here to learn about the interdisciplinary and project-based curriculum at Meridian.

Click here to read about some of the events that happen at Meridian every day.