"Boston, first incorporated as a town in 1630, and as a city in 1822, is one of America's oldest cities, with a rich economic and social history. What began as a homesteading community eventually evolved into a center for social and political change. Boston has since become the economic and cultural hub of New England.

As the region's hub, Boston is home to over 617,000 residents, many institutions of higher education, some of the world's finest inpatient hospitals, and numerous cultural and professional sports organizations. Boston-based jobs, primarily within the finance, health care, educational, and service areas, numbered nearly 660,000 in 2002. Millions of people visit Boston to take in its historic neighborhoods, attend cultural or sporting events, and conduct business. " City of

A visit to The Newman School might include some time to visit Boston.

Here is a link to some helpful information for planning your visit.

Newman is located in a neighborhood of great Hotels within walking distance of the school.

Getting around Boston is safe and easy. Most people walk or take the MBTA Train system called the "T".

The Newman School Library is a branch of The Boston Public Library. Visit the site for more information about Boston.

Across the Charles River from Newman  are the great universities of Harvard and MIT. Take a Virtual Tour of Boston and Cambridge before you arrive!

Newman takes advantage of organizations and institutions around Boston, such as going to the MFA for Art class, the Esplanade for our Environmental Systems and Societies class, and the Alliance Francaise for French class. It is a great way to experience the city, as well as a resourceful teaching method.

Newman '11
Oberlin ' 15

Our school is right in the middle of the Back Bay so everything is here for us!

All of our sports are played nearby. We can grab lunch on Newbury Street, or meet at The Prudential Center or Starbucks for coffee after school.

We can walk to the Boston Public Library to study.

Newman '16