Loyola Academy

Jesuit-Influenced Middle School Education
Loyola Academy offers a distinctive opportunity for rigorous learning and healthy development in an environment permeated by Catholic faith and values guided by Ignatian pedagogy.

A place where students find their voice. 

At an age when they are transitioning to young adulthood, Loyola Academy middle school students share an inclusive community that embraces their unique interests, strengths, and needs. As a part of the lab school experience, developmental plans are tailored for each learner, appropriate services and enrichment opportunities are identified, and students are encouraged to take ownership of their education. Leadership, responsibility, and respect for one another are modeled for students within the context of the daily life of our private school. Extended day options involving sports, art, music and other activities create a “home away from home” atmosphere at our school in Brighton, MA.

Students are engaged in a thoughtful curriculum taught by exceptionally qualified teachers, all of whom are required to have a master’s degree in education. As part of a laboratory school designation with the prestigious Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College, the faculty collaborates with professors and student teachers. State-of-the art facilities and technology support cutting-edge approaches to teaching and learning in the humanities, the arts, and the sciences. The curriculum explores innovative ideas against the backdrop of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Contact us to learn more about our private middle school and lab school program - welcoming students from around the Boston area including Cambridge, Watertown, West Roxbury, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Waltham, Brookline, Newton, Chestnut Hill, Dedham and beyond.


Accreditation and Memberships
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC)
  • Member of the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
  • Member of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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