At A Glance

St. Benedict Classical Academy is a co-ed independent Catholic school that offers a classical education for students in Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) through Grade 8. At SBCA, we strive to cultivate intellectual and moral virtue in the pursuit of academic excellence, in a joyful and faithful Catholic environment. At SBCA, students enjoy the merits of small class size, with low student-faculty ratios across all grades.


  • Founded in 2013 by families seeking an authentically Catholic education for their children.
  • Received Catholic school status from the Archdiocese of Boston in 2015.
  • Opened a Montessori-inspired Early Learning Program in 2018.


  • Four buildings spread across South Natick Center, including the historic Harriet Beecher Stowe House on Pleasant Street
  • Currently building on thirteen acres of land a mile up the road from our current Schoolhouse.


  • 41 faculty members, 40% hold advanced degrees
  • Student/faculty ratio is 7:1
  • Our faculty have a variety of educational backgrounds, including Thomas Aquinas College, Catholic University of America, Notre Dame, Providence College, Boston College, Seton Hall, Wake Forest, Quinnipiac, Franciscan, St. Anselm, Johns Hopkins University


  • Classical, Catholic education curriculum
  • Average class size: 17

  • Latin formal education starting in Grade 3
  • Grade 6-8 students excel at the National Latin Exam. (In 2023, two students received magna cum laude certificates and two received cum laude certificates.)
  • Benedictine Guild, in-school enrichment opportunity for students in Grades 5-8

School Hours

  • The school year begins after Labor Day and ends the first week of June.
  • Our school day is 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Before/After-School Care

  • We offer optional before-school care for students starting at 7:15 AM, and after-school care until 5:00 PM.

After-School Enrichment

  • Sports enrichment opportunities, such as Cross Country and Basketball
  • Co-curricular opportunities, such as Drama Club, Speech & Debate Club, French Club, violin and piano lessons, American Heritage Girls

Tuition & Tuition Assistance

  • Tuition for the 2024-25 academic year:
    • K – 8 Tuition: $12,200
    • Early Learning Program Tuition:
      • 5 Full Days: $14,500
      • 3 Full Days (M/W/F): $11,000
      • 2 Full Days (T/Th): $8,500
  • In 2023/24, 39% of families received need-based tuition assistance.
  • In 2023/24, over $725,000 was awarded to families, with an average award amount of $7,000 per student.


  • 137 families (255 students) come from 38 towns across two states. Some drive over an hour-long commute, such as Scituate and North Oxford, and many families live locally in the MetroWest area.
  • More than half of our families have been with us for over 3 years

School Nickname

  • SBCA

School Colors

  • Navy & Gold

School Mascot

  • Raven


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