Marian High School (Framingham, Massachusetts)

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Marian High School
Marian High School, Framingham MA.jpg
Marian High School
273 Union Avenue
Framingham, Massachusetts, (Middlesex County), 01702
United States
Coordinates 42°17′10″N 71°25′19″W / 42.28611°N 71.42194°W / 42.28611; -71.42194Coordinates: 42°17′10″N 71°25′19″W / 42.28611°N 71.42194°W / 42.28611; -71.42194
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1956
President Sr. Catherine Clifford, CSJ
Principal John Ermilio
Grades 912
Average class size 15-20
Color(s) Blue and Gold         
Slogan "Ad Jesum per Mariam"
Athletics conference Catholic Central
Mascot Maximus
Team name Mustangs
Rival Cathedral High School
Accreditation New England Association of Schools and Colleges[1]
School fees $250
Tuition $9,900
Director of Advancement David Erwin
Admissions Director Kelly Johnson
Dean of Students Rich Gunnell
Athletic Director Tom Bourdeau

Marian High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Framingham, Massachusetts. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, and has been run independent of the Diocese since 2004. The Marian community "welcomes students from diverse backgrounds and is committed to fostering the growth and development of each individual in an environment of respect and accountability".[2]


Marian High School was established in 1956. Recognized in top private schools in Boston Magazine.[citation needed] Their mascot and sports team name is the Mustangs.[2]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

The school competes in ice hockey, basketball, soccer, track, baseball, softball, golf, lacrosse and volleyball.

  • The Div.VI Marian Mustangs football team won the state Super Bowl three times in 1992, 2001, and 2002.
  • The Div. III girls' soccer team won the state Championship in 1999.
  • The girls' basketball team won the state Championship in 1996 and 2006.
  • The girls' softball team won CCL League Champions and were state Tournament Semi-Finalists (Div. III) in 2005.
  • The boys' baseball team captured the Division III state championship in 2003.
  • Both boys' and girls' indoor track teams did not lose a conference meet from 1995–2006 and has produced many state champions, medal winners and collegiate athletes.
  • The men's baseball team won the Div. III state Championship in 2003.[2]
  • In 2011, the girls' volleyball team had an undefeated regular season. (18-0)
  • In 2012, the Marian Cheerleaders were given a bid to perform at the Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day Game.

The Marian Mainstagers drama club is an award-winning theater group under the direction of Stephen D. Flynn. The club performs annual musicals, plays and competition pieces. In the summer of 2011, the Mainstagers were chosen to represent Massachusetts in a drama competition in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ NEASC-CIS. "NEASC-Commission on Independent Schools". Retrieved 2009-07-28. 
  2. ^ a b c MHS. "Marian High School Mission and History". Retrieved 2008-03-30. 
  3. ^ Corrigan, Grace George (2000). A Journal for Christa: Christa McAuliffe, Teacher in Space. University of Nebraska Press. p. 40. ISBN 0-8032-6411-9.