Arthur D. Healey School

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5 Meacham St

Somerville, MA 02145

(617) 625-6600

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 529

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Arthur D. Healey School

The Healey School has the most dedicated and active parent populations in the CIty, which has helped the school tremendously despite a lack of consistent leadership over the past 10 years. While many teachers and families have left over the last few years, those who have remained are a tight-knit community.

Posted by a parent on 08/07/13

The Healey School is a diverse urban school that values the arts, community involvement, and off-site learning. Grades 4-8 participate in offsite, overnight learning, including Nature's Classroom and educational experiences in New York CIty and Washington, D.C.

Posted by a parent on 08/07/13

I am very excited about the core values that the school is updating the curriculum to embody: expecting excellence from oneself, reading comprehension, arts integrated into learning, thematic project based learning, and service projects. As a community, we want our children to be prepared to be good ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/11

Parents of the Choice program are very active at this school. They have created a website for it at:

Posted by a parent on 03/26/10

The Healey School is home to both a neighborhood program and the Choice magnet program. It has a great facility and the staff and administration are very upbeat and work hard. My experience at the Choice program has been very positive.

Posted by a parent on 01/14/10

I visited the afterschool programs with Groundworks Somerville and saw the Healey students excited to paint, draw, play basketball, do homework and socialize in a huge bright cafeteria. Very nice group of youth, diverse, smart and quick. The wall mural was designed by the youth and features countrys ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/04/08

The Healey School is such a wonderful place for children to learn and enjoy the school experience. I especially love the Choice program which promotes hands on learning and high parent involvment.

Posted by a parent on 06/18/06

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Test scores for Arthur D. Healey School

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Test Year: 2011
Arthur D. Healey School
Somerville 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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Somerville schools — Arthur D. Healey School is located at 5 Meacham St, Somerville MA 02145. 5 Meacham St is in the 02145 ZIP code in Somerville, MA The school district for Arthur D. Healey School is the Somerville Public Schools. Arthur D. Healey School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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