Award Year: 2015

Mount Alvernia Academy

20 Manet Road
Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467-1018

(617) 527-7540

Mrs. Barbara Plunkett, Principal at time of Nomination

Archdiocese of Boston

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MAA’s mission is to educate and nurture students in a challenging academic environment to become lifelong learners and responsible Christians in the Franciscan spirit.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 88%
  • Hispanic: 6%
  • Asian: 5%
School Spirit at Mount Alvernia Academy!

School Spirit at Mount Alvernia Academy!

Under the auspices of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, Mount Alvernia Academy (MAA) is a Catholic, Franciscan, coeducational school located in Newton, Massachusetts, with a student body from Nursery through Grade 6.  In the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, MAA embodies a culture whereby students grow in faith and virtue to “act justly, to love tenderly, and to walk humbly with God” (Micah 6:8).