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850 Cambridge St

Cambridge, MA 02141

(617) 349-6540

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 325

Students Per Teacher: 15

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5 Parent Reviews for King Open

Can't imagine more dedicated, intelligent, hard-working and idealistic faculty anywhere!

Posted by a parent on 04/17/10

Is a wonderful school. A very large immigrant population that is being served well. They could use newer books, facilities and repair work. The school is crumbling. They also have a very good skills assessment program for kids with learning difficulties. Great community involvement. Wonderful After School ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

The GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 is probably a reflection of, as other posters have mentioned, low standardized test scores in part due to families that boycot the MCAS. My kids graduated from King Open in the past few years, but the 12 years we spent there had an enormous impact on all of our ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

KO is a excellent school. Parents are involved in activities and classrooms, the teachers are great. When Cambridge consolidated KO with Harrington school and moved its location 2 years ago, many families met the news with trepidation. Yet the school's core appeal has been sustained, thanks to the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/12/05

King Open is an excellent school. Parent involvement is high and encouraged at all grade levels, as is its focus on social justice. It is very good academically, in spite of its somewhat low test scores. Many K-O parents oppose this kind of testing and have boycotted the tests, which has skewed the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/21/05

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Cambridge schools — King Open is located at 850 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA 02141. 850 Cambridge St is in the 02141 ZIP code in Cambridge, MA The school district for King Open is the Cambridge Public Schools. King Open is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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