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Somerville School Department
181 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143

Under the direction of Tony Pierantozzi, Superintendent of Schools, the Somerville School Department oversees theMore 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, MA 02145
Located near the Edgerly School and East Somerville Community School, the Central Administration Building hosts theMore 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.
SCALE (Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences)
167 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144

SCALE is a public school for adults, offering classes in the English language, adult basic education and GEDMore programs. Founded in 1972 as an extension of the Somerville Public School systems, all classes are free.  While one does not need to be a Somerville resident to become a student, residents are favored first.

The school is located on the bottom floor of the Tufts Administration Building and just four blocks from the Davis Square MBTA station.

Students above the age of 18 are given a placement test in math and English to assess their current skill level and are then assigned to the appropriate class. The center also has a GED program for students aged 16 to 18 who have officially dropped out of high school.

Grimmons Playground
120 Governor Winthrop Rd, Somerville, MA 02145
The official park of the nearby Charles A. Grimmons School, this recently renovated, child-friendly park is also open toMore the public. Its redesign includes the original stone arch of the Grimmons School.
Somerville City Hall
93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Head down Highland Ave. and you can't miss City Hall, which sits atop Central Hill next to Somerville High School.More Built in 1851 as the city's first high school, the building has housed city government since 1871. Today, the majority of City offices are still at City Hall. But in a city of over 74,000, one building can't hold them all. So another dozen City offices occupy City Hall Annex on Evergreen St., a handful are at the Department of Public Works building on Franey Road, and a few are at other locations in the city.

Offices located at City Hall include:

  • Mayor's Office
  • City Clerk
  • Election Department
  • Assessor's Office
  • Treasurer/Collector's Office
  • Auditing Division
  • Constituent Services
  • Mayor's Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD)
  • Parks and Open Space
  • Planning and Zoning Division
  • Transportation and Infrastructure Division
  • Communications Office
  • Somerstat
  • Information Technology Department
  • City Solicitor's Office/The Law Office
  • Personnel Office
  • Purchasing Office
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