I cannot say enough great things about this school. They have an amazing focus on academics but also enrich children in other areas with extra curricular activities that include dance, basketball, lego and book clubs, and more. I can't imagine my children would receive a more well rounded education elsewhere.
... Read more The community surrounding the school is just as great. We have made lifelong friends with other families. An extremely high number of children test into exam schools no problem and attend high schools that include Latin, Latin Academy, and Roxbury Latin. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/03/15
I have a daughter at St T's and my son went on to BLS when he left St T's. This school was the only choice for us. Not only was it our neighborhood school, it was the best choice for our family. They have the curriculum, the teachers, the families, the extra curricular activities and the community
... Read more that any family would find welcoming. I know that my kids have always been in a safe happy place every day we dropped them off and they have made friends for life at this school. Both children have and are continuing to get the best education they can. Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/12/13
My daughter will be entering 3rd grade, my son 6th grade this coming year. Our experience has been fantastic. We chose this school for its strong foundation in academics as well as the religious aspect. We went to Catholic schools and St. Theresa's provides my kids with the strong fundamentals they will
... Read more practice throughout their lives. The teachers are great and really care about each individual in their class. I am glad to see my kids happy when I drop them off at school, they look forward to being there with their friends. We live in Dedham and the sense of community at our school is overwhelming! From the events held at school, basketball, everyone pitches in we always come together as a great community. My kids fit, we fit, it is just right! Read less
Posted by a parent on 06/16/12
As of the 2012 - 2013 school year, St. Theresa School will be a ECP (Age 3) - Grade 6 Elementary School. St. Theresa has an amazing staff of teachers and administrative staff. St. Theresa's school is fortunate enough to have expectional families who make up our St. T's community.
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Posted by a parent on 06/15/12
My son has been at St. Theresa's for seven years now. September 2012 will start his last year there. I am going to be heartbroken when he has to leave. I have never felt more safe and confident every day that I drop him off there. The sense of community in the school is amazing. It is wonderful
... Read more to see parents completely involved with their children regarding education. The school has been doing a lot to keep up and surpass other schools with their curriculum. I feel very confident that he is getting the type of education that is the foundation for great things in his future. I have nothing but great things to say about the experiences my family has had with St. Theresa School. The support that was offered to us when it was needed was something I will never forget. Read less
Posted by a parent on 06/15/12
My two daughters go to St. Theresa School and it is excellent for them both. The school is great with academics and with socializing. Every student is welcome and is able to fit in with the other children. St. Theresa school makes sure all children are treated fairly and they give disipine if they need
... Read more and that really teaches that student a lesson. Also St. Theresa get students prepared for other schools with excellence. The students at St. Theresa's are excepted to wonderful schools. Such as Boston Latin School, Boston Latin Academy, Nobles and Greenough, Southfield School, Roxbury Latin, Ursline, Mount Alvernia, CM, Belmont Hill also other schools as well. I went to Saint Theresa as a young girl as well and I am a very happy person Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/28/10
St. Theresa School really needs to modernize and hire new administration and faculty. They are way too far behind the times. The principal is against new ideas or only takes them from certain parents. They have allowed bullying to go on. I would not recommend this school to anyone . The class sizes
... Read more are way too big in k1 and k2 because the principal will not hire aides. Theteachers are very accommodating and nice people overall. You can see that they are not listened to either. Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/22/10
St. T's is a great school. My family is very happy with the choice we made. I find it to be a very safe and comfortable environment.The principal is very down to earth and easy to get along with. The teachers are easy to reach out to. My son and daughter are both happy and excelling there.
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Posted by a parent on 01/26/10
I have had all three of my children attend St T's. I am very happy with my choice. It is a wonderful school that is nurturing and caring. I have a son who suffers migraines and from the Principal Mrs. Gibbons to the nurses to the woman in the front office could not have been nicer and more caring. My
... Read more son is moving on to an exam school this year and I feel a loss for him as well as myself. My older son has gotten into an exam school and doing well, in my opinion because of St.T's and the wonderful teachers and staff. My daughter will be the last one left there and I would never choice a different school for my family. This school was the foundation for the success that I hope they will have one day. I have nothing but praise for this school. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/07/09
My 2 daughters went to St. T's. I really liked the lower grades, great teachers and very nuturing. The upper grades (4 and above), I thought just taught to the average student. They just couldn't teach to the advanced children...not because they didn't know how...the classes are just too large. I
... Read more pulled my girls out because of this. If I am paying tution I think they should be able to teach to everyone. I really enjoyed the school but it does need some updating. Read less
West Roxbury schools — St Theresa Of Avila School is located at 40 Saint Theresa Ave, West Roxbury MA 02132. 40 Saint Theresa Ave is in the 02132 ZIP code in West Roxbury, MA The school district for St Theresa Of Avila School is the Archdiocese Of Boston. St Theresa Of Avila School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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