About Tenacre

Quick Facts

Quick Facts about Tenacre

  • 196 total students: Pre-K (19), Kindergarten (23), Grade 1 (26), Grades 2 (26), Grade 3 (26) Grade 4 (28), Grade 5 (23), and 6 (25)
  • Student Demographics: 110 girls, 86 boys, 25% are students of color, 133 families, 26 towns, including 4 neighborhoods in Boston, represented in Tenacre's student body
  • Tenacre has 34 teachers who work with 194 students in the classroom
  • Every student in Grades 1-6 has 60 minutes of math instruction Monday through Thursday
  • Every student in Grades 1-6 has a 90-minute literacy block, which includes reading, spelling, writing, and grammar, Monday through Thursday
  • Students are exposed to a variety of languages in Pre-K and start to learn Spanish in Kindergarten
  • Tenacre offers an after-school program for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 6
  • Fifth and sixth graders participate on interscholastic sports teams in the fall, winter, and spring (soccer, flag football, field hockey, basketball, baseball & softball)
  • Tuition: Between $25,995 for Pre-K and $38,950 for Grade 6
  • Financial Aid: close to $1 million offered to 17% percent of the student body in 2017-2018; average financial aid grant was close to $26,460 in 2017-2018


Tenacre is affiliated with the following organizations:
  • Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Education Records Bureau (ERB)
  • Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB)
  • Elementary School Heads Association (ESHA)


Chip Riegel is the principal photographer of the Tenacre website. Photos are property of Tenacre Country Day School and are not distributable for any reason. Please do not copy and use them on any other website. Thank You.
Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.