East Somerville Community School (temporary locations)

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<p>This K-8 school's mission is "to provide a total educational experience of the highest quality, nurtured within an atmosphere of high expectations, mutual respect, and commitment to excellence." Their motto is "Every Student Can Succeed."</p>
<p>The student body comprises speakers of over 16 different languages, and 73.9% of students have a first language other than English. The school celebrates this diversity and emphasizes multicultural programs and understanding. It is the home of Unidos, a two-way language and cultural immersion program that teaches Spanish to English speakers and English to Spanish speakers.</p> <p>Afterschool programs are offered, and the PTA is active and involved, focusing both on student issues and offering parent workshops. The social-emotional curriculum, Second Step, is taught to all students in grades 5-8 and lessons are given to grades 1 and 2. Principal Dr. Holly Hatch leads the school.</p> <p><b>Damaged by fire in December 2007, the East Somerville Community School is currently holding classes at four temporary locations:</b> </p> <ul> <li>Kindergarten classes at the Capuano Center,</li> <li>1st-4th-grade classes at the Edgerly Education Center (8 Bonair St.), </li> <li>5th-8th-grade classes at the former Cummings School (42 Prescott St.), </li> <li>4th-6th-grade special education classes at the Argenziano School.</li> </ul>
8 Bonair St, Somerville, MA 02145
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  • Accessibility Details: K-4 classes are accessible. Classes held at the Cummings School for grades 5-8 are not accessible. If accommodations are needed to attend an event at Cummings, please call the school 48 hours in advance.
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