Presentation of Mary Academy

School Overview

Situated on a picturesque 50-acre campus, Presentation of Mary Academy delivers high quality education in a breathtaking environment of Methuen, Massachusetts. Students can expect classes outdoors on a beautiful fall day with small class sizes and nurturing teachers. The dormitory, Marian Hall, is located on campus and can house up to 40 international students.

Highlights of the School

  • Picturesque suburban campus 30 minutes (car) from Boston
  • Safe and quiet environment for on campus living and learning
  • 1:1 iPad program
  • University Credit Courses with MIT
  • Small class sizes to encourage individual learning

Location Details

  209 Lawrence St, Methuen MA

Presentation of Mary Academy offers a co-educational college preparatory curriculum. Students benefit from 3 academic tracks – College Preparatory, Honors and Advanced Placement.

  • Year Established: 1958
  • School Accreditation/Certification: New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Grades: 9 – 12
  • Number of students in School: 230
  • Percentage of International Students: 17%
  • Average Class Size: 12
  • Campus Size: 50 plus acres
  • School Facilities: Gymnasium, Science lab, Auditorium, Arts Building, Library, Off campus sports fields, Membership to off campus private gym
  • Religious Affiliation: Catholic
  • 24 Honors Courses: Introduction to Literature, English Literature, American Literature, Great Books, Algebra I/II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, World History, American History I/II, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology, Spanish I/II/III/IV, and French I/II/III/IV. Other honors classes may be taken on-line.
  • 10 AP Courses: English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Spanish Language, French Language, United States History, Biology, and Chemistry. Other AP classes may be taken on-line.
  • International Student SAT Average: 1800
  • Famous University/College Close to School: Harvard University, MIT, Boston University, Boston College, Tufts University, Northeastern University


  • Beginner Guitar, Clay Sculpture, Fine Arts and Physical Education, Songwriting, Studio Art



  • Fall: Cross Country, Golf
  • Winter: Basketball, Snowboarding, Volleyball
  • Spring: Track


  • Fall: Cross Country, Golf
  • Winter: Basketball, Snowboarding, Volleyball
  • Spring: Archery, Soccer, Track

Earth Awareness, Festival of Trees, French Club, Friends of Mother Rivier, Interact, athletes, Newspaper, Spanish Club, Student Ambassador, Technology Club, Yearbook, Japanese Culture, Drama, Chorus, Band, Community Service, Retreats

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, newly furnished living rooms, wireless Internet and cable television, a recreation room where students can play games, watch TV, read, 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.

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