Josiah Quincy Elementary School

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885 Washington St

Boston, MA 02111

(617) 635-8497

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 826

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Josiah Quincy Elementary School

My recent experiences at this small school has been nothing less than a nightmare. Too many issues to express here. My rating so far is a negative 1 star. I am afraid to send my child to this school this very day. The is reference to the JQS Middle School. My child is afraid and my experiences have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/14/13

There are 2 different schools The Josiah Quincy Elementary and the Josiah Quincy Upper School. I don't have experience with the JQS Upper School but the Josiah Quincy Elementary School is an excellent school! The teachers are caring, supportive and informative. They appear to work very hard from what ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/09/12

Excellent teaching from the school and my child has learned pretty impressive things from the school.

Posted by a parent on 03/28/12

The teachers at JQES (PK - 5) work closely with the parents to ensure that the children receive the best education possible and that the learning doesn't stop at the classroom. These teachers go above and beyond for our kids. We all share the same goal of putting the children and their needs first. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/10

This school(josiah quincy upper school) is for my daughter a negative experience. It is not a right school for my child.

Posted by a parent on 11/19/09

It's focus on language and culture makes it a great learning environment for kids.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

Fewer students and some of the greatest teachers in Boston make JQUS tops over the best exam schools where a child can get lost in the crowd.

Posted by a parent on 06/08/07

I have been a parent of a student at the jqs since 1990, all of my daughters have attended this school and now have moved onto the middle school and high school. There academic programs is one of the best i seen. There is always an activity the kids can get involved with, for chinese new year, black ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/05

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Test scores for Josiah Quincy Elementary School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Josiah Quincy Elementary School
Boston Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Boston schools — Josiah Quincy Elementary School is located at 885 Washington St, Boston MA 02111. 885 Washington St is in the 02111 ZIP code in Boston, MA The school district for Josiah Quincy Elementary School is the Boston Public Schools. Josiah Quincy Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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