Directions

Address: 790 Centre Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458

Mount Alvernia High School is accessible by both automobile and public transportation.

If directions from your town are not shown below, please call the school at (617) 969-2260.

From Mass Turnpike Eastbound: Take Exit 17 Newton. Take right at first set of lights, Centre Street and go through two sets of lights. The school entrance is on the left shortly after the second set of lights.

From Mass Turnpike Westbound: Take Exit 17 Newton. Follow flow of traffic, hugging the Sheraton Tara Hotel and the Mass Turnpike. Cross over the turnpike, take right at first set of lights, Centre Street, and go through two sets of lights. The school entrance is on the left shortly after the second set of lights.

From 128 North or South: Take Mass Turnpike Eastbound (see above) or Exit 19A Highland Avenue/Newton Highlands. Follow Highland Avenue (toward Newton), which turns into Needham Street, to Centre Street. Go through Newton Center. Cross Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue. Go through one set of lights. Mount Alvernia is on the right.

Public Transportation

From Allston/Brighton, Belmont, Waltham, or Watertown: At Watertown Square take Bus #52 Newton Centre to school entrance

From Boston: At the corner of Summer Street and Otis Street take Express Bus #504 to Newton Corner. Change to Bus #52 to the entrance of the school; OR from Park Street Station take the Green Line (D line-Riverside) to Newton Centre. Take Bus #52

From Brookline: Take the D line outbound to Newton Centre. Take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school.

From Cambridge: Take Watertown bus from Harvard Square. At Watertown Square take Bus #52 Newton Centre to the school entrance.

From Dedham: Take the Manor Bus to Spring Street Cafe in West Roxbury. Take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school; OR from the Dedham Mall take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school.

From East Boston and Revere: Take the Blue Line to Government Center, then switch to the Green Line outbound (D Line-Riverside) to Newton Centre. Take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school; OR take Express Bus #304 from downtown Boston to Newton Corner. Take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school.

From Forest Hills Station: Take any bus that travels along Centre Street in West Roxbury. At the Dunkin’ Donuts on Centre and Baker Streets in West Roxbury, change to Bus #52 to the entrance of the school.

From Framingham: Take the 6:29 a.m. Commuter Train to Newtonville. Take Bus #53 or #54 to Newton Corner. Take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school. Take 4:46 p.m. Commuter Train to Framingham.

From Hyde Park/Roslindale: Take Bus #50 Cleary Square or Bus #32 Walcott Square to Forest Hills Station. Follow directions

From Norwood: At Norwood Center take East Walpole bus to the Dedham Mall. Take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school.

From West Roxbury: At Spring Street Cafe, at Dunkin’ Donuts (Centre and Baker Streets), or at Vermont and Baker Streets,take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school.

From Westwood: Go to the Dedham Mall or Spring Street Cafe in West Roxbury and take Bus #52 to the entrance of the school.

Carpool

Students at Mount Alvernia come from more than thirty cities and towns. To help facilitate getting our students to and from school, the Admissions Office has organized a car pool directory for those families interested in participating. If you want to join the car pool directory, contact Siobhan Mahoney, Director of Admissions.