Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic School

School Overview

Saint Theresa Catholic School is a Pre-K through Grade 8 Catholic school located in Somerville, Massachusetts. For over 90 years the school has provided students with the same standards of excellence through a rigorous academic life and a rich faith life. Saint Theresa's student population enjoys a very diverse mix of students, thereby promoting acceptance and community building in a conducive learning environment.

Mission Statement

Saint Theresa Catholic School builds a strong foundation of academic excellence while embracing the Catholic faith, respecting diversity and fostering community.

Program Highlights

Saint Theresa School teaches students about neighborhood and community, and it is a place where children not only how to work hard and to give back but also how to be their true selves. Benefits of attending Saint Theresa include the exposure to top-tier technology, academic knowledge, the Collins Writing Program and the cultivation of spiritual strength, which is necessary for the 21st-Century child. While at school, students have access to an on-site gymnasium and a new STEM Center courtesy of Price Waterhouse Cooper. Technology is available in every classroom. Students also have the ability to participate in many extracurricular options, such as Student Government, ROLA Language Program, Title One tutoring in reading and math, Twinkles Program, Girl Scout Program, Homework Help, Chess Club, Coding, International Day and after-school band. Students have the option of being in the choir or becoming altar servers, along with their academic spiritual life, which includes a weekly rosary group, Mass, and prayer services. Students also receive free after-school tutoring and weekly math practice through IXL, Prodigy and Khan Academy. Saint Theresa has a 1:1 Chromebook program as well as a Mandarin enrichment program.


“As a parent I cannot praise the school enough. My son came to Saint Theresa School in second grade. When he walked in the door, he was immediately welcomed by all the children at Saint Theresa's; he told me from the first day he was very excited to go back. My son is now in 3rd grade and loves school. He is a PL Scholar and feels like this school is his second home. My husband and I are very happy with the decision we have made to place our son in a Catholic School.”

- Michele G.