Cabot Elementary School

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229 Cabot St

Newtonville, MA 02460

(617) 559-9400

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 440

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Cabot Elementary School

Great energy!! Everyone knows the school itself is in horrible shape. That's not the staff's fault; that would be the poor city planning. However, in spite of the tough teaching conditions, the principle has created such a vibrant supportive (for parents, staff, and kids) environment that the building ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

We had three children go through Cabot. The first two (twins) did well and mostly thrived. The third is in special education and it was extremely challenging. The principal in 2009 - 2010 was terrible. The parents and many (not all) teachers are great, but if your child is in Special Education, stay ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/20/10

It has a history of dedicated principals and teachers and a tradition of material and moral support by the parents.

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

Under new leadership for the 2008-9 yr, Principal Swaim has provided professional leadership that was previously lacking, and brought our once purposely divided (by the old principal) community of teachers and parents back together. The teachers are happier, the kids performing at a higher level, and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/23/09

Both of my children have attended Cabot and we have been very happy with the quality of teaching, sense of community, and the values of service and learning imparted by the school. Dr. Quarcoo has been a fantastic leader; unfortunately she has retired as of this year but hopefully the new principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/08

The principal, Dr. Q., is overly controlling and dislikes parents who have different opinions, even when they're expressed respectfully. She also targets children who belong to particular minority groups for negative treatment. While the school includes many wonderful teachers and families, under Dr. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/12/08

There is a sense of community within Cabot that is unmatched elsewhere. The teaching has been superior and parent involvement (the PTO) is unlike any I've seen.

Posted by a parent on 01/23/05

Marilyn Quarcoo, Principal, is a true leader and sets a positive tone of involvement and spirit. Our first grader teacher recognized the strengths of our son and provided supplemental curriculum activities throughout the year.

Posted by a parent on 07/14/04

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Test scores for Cabot Elementary School

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Test Year: 2011
Cabot Elementary School
Newton 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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Newtonville schools — Cabot Elementary School is located at 229 Cabot St, Newtonville MA 02460. 229 Cabot St is in the 02460 ZIP code in Newtonville, MA The school district for Cabot Elementary School is the Newton Public Schools. Cabot Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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