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St. Sebastian's School
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  • Private, Catholic, All-Boys
  • NEEDHAM, MA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

St. Sebastian’s School is excited to have its students back on campus. We have developed plans for an enriching learning experience while keeping our School community as healthy and safe as possible. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

1191 GREENDALE AVENUE
NEEDHAM, MA 02492

Applying

Application Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$54,110
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From St. Sebastian's School

Committed to the pursuit of truth through faith and reason, St. Sebastian's is a Catholic independent day school for 375 young men in grades seven through twelve. With an average class size of 11 and a student/faculty ratio of 7:1, St. Sebastian's offers a program of academic rigor and spiritual depth with excellence in the arts and athletics.

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St. Sebastian's School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1340
109 responses
Average ACT
31
31 responses

A School of Academic Rigor

St.Sebastian’s provides opportunities for students to test and exceed their boundaries in all academic endeavors. Our curriculum is based on a clear philosophy that students are best served by courses that enable them to explore academic subjects in great depth.

Culture & Safety

Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 25 responses
  • Hockey Games
    28%
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • Lunch
    16%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Chapel Speeches
    8%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Ski trip
    4%

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Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
375
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 10 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 10 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 10 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$165,547
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,483
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$855,300
National
$217,500

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