Under the direction of Tony Pierantozzi, Superintendent of Schools, the Somerville School Department oversees the…More city's 11 public schools. Their administrative offices are located just outside Union Square on Washington St. Somerville School Committee subcommittee meetings are held in their accessible conference room.
Their web page features an online calendar of school events and important dates for students and parents. It also links to a wealth of resources for students and their caregivers, such as afterschool program information, online computer-assisted learning and details on athletics programs.
Somerville Public Schools Central Administration 42 Cross St, Somerville, MA02145 Located near the Edgerly School and East Somerville Community School, the Central Administration Building hosts the…More Office of the Superintendent, the Curriculum department, Student Services, and the human resources and finance offices. School committee meetings are held on the third floor conference room. Parents are encouraged to contact Central Administration directly for student services and other community concerns.
Cambridge Friends School 5 Cadbury Rd, Cambridge, MA02140 Cambridge Friends School is a co-educational elementary school (pre-K - grade 8) established in 1961 under the care of…More Friends Meeting at Cambridge, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). It is the mission of Cambridge Friends School to provide an outstanding education. Guided by Quaker principles, we engage students in meaningful academic learning within a caring community strongly committed to social justice. We expect all students to develop their intellectual, physical, creative, and spiritual potential and, through the example of their lives, to challenge oppression and to contribute to justice and understanding in the world.
Somerville Schools Parent Information Center 42 Prescott St, Somerville, MA02143 Located inside the Cumming School, the Somerville Schools Parent Information Center handles student…More registration and transfers, provides information about parent workshops and support groups as well as offering health care guidance. The center is bilingual to handle the diverse Somerville population and is open Monday through Thursday during the school year.
Somerville Adult Evening School 81 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Whether you're interested in woodworking, photography, Spanish, pottery making or cooking, chances are the Somerville…More Adult Evening School offers a course on it—and for a very affordable price. This adult ed program offers both GED prep and other career courses as well as hobby and language classes. All are held weeknights during the school year at Somerville High School. Fees tend to be much more affordable than other Boston Metro area adult ed programs. Instructors with ideas for courses should contact the coordinator.
Tufts University Fletcher School 160 Packard Ave, Medford, MA02155 Tufts University Fletcher School is a graduate school of international affairs established more than 80 years ago.…More Degrees offered include master's of arts in law and diplomacy, master's of international business and master's of law in international laws. In addition, a Ph.D. is available for international relations.
This newly renovated, state-of-the-art K-8 school is home to over 320 students, including a whip-smart Science…More Olympiad Team that makes a habit of winning state prizes. The school's location near Tuft's University creates opportunities for joint programs. A very active PTA hosts events and fundraisers as well as Family Nights to draw the school community together. Meanwhile, the school itself "places a strong emphasis on differentiated instruction and inclusion in the classroom for all students."
Outside, the modern building is flanked by a school garden out front, a playground on the side, and a black-top area behind the school for outdoor exercise. The school is an international demonstration site for the Quaglia Institute for Student Aspirations, a nonprofit program that aims to help students set goals and achieve them. The social-emotional curriculum, Second Step, is also taught to students in grades K-6. Numerous after-school activities are also offered.
Principal Thelma Davis leads the school. Test scores are available on the school's website and here.