Mount Alvernia Academy is a private, coeducational Catholic School for students in nursery through grade six. Established in 1927 and located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, the school is situated on a beautiful campus comprised of three buildings, two playground areas, and two playing fields. Mount Alvernia is a sponsored Ministry of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. The school community is composed of Franciscan Sisters, lay teachers, and families from varying parishes and ethnic backgrounds. Mount Alvernia Academy is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Board of Education of the Archdiocese of Boston. We are also a member of AISNE, Association of Independent Schools New England. Mount Alvernia Academy is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.