Curley K-8 School

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493 Centre St

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

(617) 635-8176

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 6

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Curley K-8 School

The Curley is the reason we decided not to leave Boston. We were worried that our daughter wouldn't get into a good community school, with art and science programming. We were desperate to stay in Boston and put Curley at the top of our list. We were lucky and got into Ms. Nason's room; and she is the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/28/13

I have 2 kids at this school.1 did Advanced Work & the teacher was excellent.1 had a good teacher who did her best with an oversubscribed and chaotic class.The school has an involved group of about 30+ families, which sounds good, but is not that great when it's out of 500+ families. Much of the volunteer ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/14/13

My daughter tells me that she had a dream that she actually lives at the school! I hope she feels like this always about every school.

Posted by a parent on 06/15/11

This school is the reason we decided not to leave the city we love to a "better" school in the suburbs. Are children are currently in 1st and 2nd grades and are thriving. It's a wonderful neighborhood school, with dedicated teachers and strong parent involvement.

Posted by a parent on 12/17/10

I could not agree more with the previous poster who gave the Curley Great reviews, My children are in grades 3 and 4 and we have have GREAT interactions with the teachers, administration, Myrna and Jeff, and with the School parent committee. We were ready to place our children into a more parochial setting ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/10

Great community school from K-8

Posted by a teacher on 09/23/10

My children have been at the Curley K-8 since pre-K; my oldest is now in 2nd grade. We have had outstanding teacher after outstanding teacher - they are committed and enthusiastic. My children are both quite academically advanced, and I worried that their needs would not be met in a BPS school setting, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/01/10

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Test scores for Curley K-8 School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Curley K-8 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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Jamaica Plain schools — Curley K-8 School is located at 493 Centre St, Jamaica Plain MA 02130. 493 Centre St is in the 02130 ZIP code in Jamaica Plain, MA The school district for Curley K-8 School is the Boston Public Schools. Curley K-8 School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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