Wellesley Private School

Find Wellesley Massachusetts private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, and accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools. Private schools provide information on tuition, school rankings, school enrollment, education, curriculum, classes, records, and teacher-student ratios.

Dana Hall School 45 Dana Road Wellesley MA 02482 781-235-3010

Great Knowledge 204 Worcester Street Wellesley MA 02481 781-235-2224

Saint Johns School 9 Ledyard Street Wellesley MA 02481 781-235-0300

St. Paul School 10 Atwood Street Wellesley MA 02482 781-235-1510

Tenacre Country Day School 78 Benvenue Street Wellesley MA 02482 781-235-2282

Beginnings School 210 South Avenue Weston MA 02493 2.3 miles from Wellesley 781-891-1011

The Rivers School 333 Winter Street Weston MA 02493 2.4 miles from Wellesley 781-235-9300

Tremont School 57 Brown Street Weston MA 02493 2.6 miles from Wellesley 781-235-4805

St Sebastians School 1191 Greendale Ave Needham MA 02492 2.7 miles from Wellesley 781-449-5200

The Riverbend School 6 Auburn Street Natick MA 01760 2.7 miles from Wellesley 508-655-7333

St Joseph Elementary School 90 Pickering Street Needham MA 02492 2.9 miles from Wellesley 781-444-4459

Brandon School 27 Winter Street Natick MA 01760 3.0 miles from Wellesley 508-655-6400

Crossroads School 11 Huron Drive Natick MA 01760 3.0 miles from Wellesley 508-651-7500

Riverside Life Skills School 255 Highland Avenue Needham MA 02494 3.1 miles from Wellesley 781-433-0672

Integrated Learning Academy-Newton 109 Oak Street Newton MA 02464 3.2 miles from Wellesley 617-467-4523

The Walker School 1968 Central Avenue Needham MA 02492 3.3 miles from Wellesley 781-449-4500

The Meadowbrook School of Weston 10 Farm Road Weston MA 02493 3.3 miles from Wellesley 781-894-1193

Walnut Hill School for the Arts 12 Highland Street Natick MA 01760 3.4 miles from Wellesley 508-653-4312

Learning Prep School 1507 Washington Street Newton MA 02465 3.8 miles from Wellesley 617-965-0764

The Tobin School 73 Cottage Street Natick MA 01760 3.9 miles from Wellesley 508-655-5006

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About Private Schools

Do Private Schools need to be accredited?

Most states do not require the accreditation of Private Schools. Some states give Private Schools the option of either being accredited or receiving some type of approval or license from the state. In some states, Private Schools are required to be accredited. Depending on the state, either the State Department of Education or an independent entity is the accrediting agency.

Is a Charter School a type of Private School?

Charter Schools are privately run but publicly funded. A Charter School has a charter or agreement with the state or sponsoring school board that allows it to operate with some degree of autonomy. Charter Schools are typically run by non-profit organizations or for-profit companies, but they receive taxpayer funding to cover part of their operating expenses.

Are Private Schools non-profit organizations or for-profit businesses?

Most Private Schools are non-profit organizations. This allows Private Schools to accept contributions that can be treated as tax-deductible. However, there are some Private Schools that operate as for-profit businesses. The for-profit structure of a Private School affords owners greater control over the school than would be the case with a non-profit.