Advanced USA high school search >>
Search Schools

Advanced USA high school search >>
Search Schools



Number of Students

220 (15% international)

SAT Average




Presentation of Mary Academy

Private Boarding School – Methuen , Massachusetts

PMA, founded in 1958 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, is a private, non-profit, co-educational, Catholic, college preparatory high school for students, grades 9-12. The student body represents 30 local communities throughout Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Students represent a variety of ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. Admission to PMA is competitive and is based on a student’s past academic record, performance on the High School Placement Exam, and teacher and administrator recommendations. PMA offers the unique opportunity of high quality academic programs, which cultivate the intellectual, emotional, creative, spiritual, physical, and aesthetic faculties of its students. Encouraging positive self-image, self-discipline, leadership, and academic excellence are worthy goals that lead to the betterment of humankind.

A school that promotes respect, support, and encouragement both in and out of the classroom. Welcome to Presentation of Mary Academy”.

Dormitories and School Residences
Marian House – home to 42 boarding students, separated by gender – is a comfortable and welcoming coed dormitory located on the campus of the school with magnificent panoramic views. Single rooms, double rooms and suites are available for students. Housed in a beautiful and stately restored historic mansion, amenities include bright, newly furnished living rooms, wireless Internet access and cable television, a recreation room where students can play games, watch television, read a book, or socialize with new friends, an elegant dining room, a state-of-the-art kitchen, a laundry room, reading rooms and classrooms, which serve as the location for our academic enrichment programs and as our late study lounge.

40 minutes north of Boston. Area population 43,789. Town website:

Estimated Start Date: Early September
Estimated End Date: Mid-June

School Facts

Student Population


Number of Students

220 (15% international)



Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

50 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate


  • Beginning Guitar
  • Clay
  • Fine Arts
  • Songwriting
  • Studio Art

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • French Language and Culture
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • US History


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Community Service
  • Drama
  • Earth
  • French Language
  • Interact
  • Japan
  • Mathletes
  • Retreats
  • Spanish Language
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Newspaper
  • Technology
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

American University, Amherst College, Smith College, Boston College, Boston University, Suffolk University, Brandeis College, Lesley University, Tufts University, Brown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts – Amherst, Clark University, Fairfield University, George Washington University, McGill University, School of the Museum of Fine Art, University of Massachusetts – Lowell, Northeastern University, University of New Hampshire, Dartmouth College, University of North Carolina, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, University of San Diego, University of Vermont, Vanderbilt University

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
For Details Visit Website:   Presentation of Mary Academy

Submit a pre-application for your student now