The Learning Prep School
1990- 2012  Newton, Massachusetts

The Learning Prep School is a private day school for Special Needs students in Elementary, Middle and High School programs. The campus is located on the site of St. Bernard’s Parish and consists of three main buildings; the former elementary school, the convent, and the church.


Gray Architects designed Phase One and developed that mater plan for Phase Two.

Size: 35,000 ft2 existing
14,000 ft2 new
4 levels


Phase Two
Phase One: 100-seat cafeteria, kitchen, food storage, administrative offices, resource room, 2 clusters of office space and classrooms, staff dining, teacher lunch room, day care center, art room and kiln room, elevator, accessibility renovations, new building systems, and air conditioning.


Phase Two: Gymnasium, locker rooms, 4 clusters of office space, and classrooms for the Elementary School program.