At A Glance
- Year Established: 1964
- Location: Waltham, MA
- Type of School: Private MS. CO-ED
- Website: www.ourladysacademy.org
- Grades: Pre K-8
- Total Enrollment: 368
- Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:13
- Average Class Size: 13
- Chinese Students: 12
- Accreditation: NEASC
- Admission: Interview
At Our Lady’s Academy we believe that if children are given the necessary tools to succeed, they will succeed far beyond their wildest dreams. We accomplish this by providing our students with an innovative and challenging curriculum that is taught in small classes and tailored to each child’s needs. We strive to provide an environment that supports the religious, academic, athletic, artistic and social needs of the students as they grow into young adults. All this is accomplished within a welcoming and nurturing community.
At Our Lady’s Academy, our teachers are our best assets. All faculty members are fully certified and most hold advanced degrees. Our committed faculty believes in challenging our students within an environment of love and respect. Students feel empowered to take risks, knowing that a faculty member will be there to catch them if they fall.
Our student body represents a variety of races, creeds and cultures; the Our Lady’s community is a microcosm of the world in which we live. Respect, tolerance and appreciation for all people is nurtured and celebrated.
Our Lady’s Academy prepares its students to be responsible and productive citizens while leading a life of Christian service. We respect and appreciate the diversity of all cultures and learners and challenge them to reach their full potential of academic excellence in a nurturing environment. We strive to instill in our students the foundation to compete successfully in a global economy through Gospel Truth.
At Our Lady’s Academy, education is geared to the specific learning needs of each student and tailored to his or her learning style. We challenge our students individually by meeting their specific needs and overcoming their challenges.
To develop the whole child, our curriculum includes:
- Social Studies, History, and Geography
- Language Arts
- Advanced Math
- Computer Science
- Spanish (Pre K-8)
- Italian (Pre K-8)
- Physical Education
At Our Lady’s Academy, we offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities to further develop the whole child. Some of our after school activities include: Chess Club, Drama, Karate, Archery, Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Flag Football, Choir, Music Lessons, STEM (Clubs may be subject to change based on annual participation) .
Basketball, Baseball, Football, Foosball, Ping-Pong, Floor Hockey