Join us for our Open House on November 2nd from 1:30-4pm.

Learn how we foster a community that promotes compassion and confidence in young women of the Greater Boston area.

Our Mission

  • Strong Education

    Strong Education

    Provide a strong academic education within the Franciscan tradition that will prepare our students for higher education and provide them with the tools to make good choices throughout their lives.

  • Community


    Fostering a community promoting compassion and confidence in young women and instills in them the responsibility of service.

  • Supportive & Challenging


    Our academic atmosphere is supportive, challenging, and unique. It encourage reflection, foster an ability to connect learning with experience and instill a spirit of action.

News from 790 Centre Street

Fall Event for Parents
Come and celebrate the MAHS parent and friends community during our Fall get together!  Enjoy live piano music, appetizers, wine and beer. Mark the date - ...
Chemistry Lab Undergoes Major Renovation
For the first time since Mount Alvernia High School opened its doors at 790 Centre Street in Newton, students are learning science in an updated, ...
Swim Meet Cancellation
The swim meet today, September 16, has been cancelled due to water issues at Brockton HS.  This meet will be rescheduled for Thursday, Sept 18.
West Nile Mosquitoes
The Newton Public Health Department recently posted that The West Nile Virus has been detected in Newton mosquitoes. For this reason, a DEET containing spray product ...
Parent Back to School Nights
Parents -  come on back to school  and travel through a day in the life of your daughter.   Back to School Night for parents of  students ...
Memorial Mass for Sister Celestine
  Mount Alvernia will celebrate a Memorial Mass for Sister Celestine Coyle on Saturday. October 4th at 4:00 p.m. The Mass will be held in the ...
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! We have so much to think about as we begin this new year  – new students, new teachers, new spaces, new roles – ...
Welcoming New Students to MAHS
Thank you to the student leaders and faculty who hosted our annual new student orientation this morning! Campus is buzzing all week with sports tryouts ...