Worcester Arts Magnet School

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315 Saint Nicholas Ave

Worcester, MA 01606

(508) 799-3575

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 380

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for Worcester Arts Magnet School

In a time where most school are eliminating the creative arts, WAMS commitment to fully integrating them is nothing short of stellar. Drama, art, dance, and multiple music programs are part of every student's learning experience. I have never met a more dedicated staff, you can see how much they care ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/03/13

I continue to be blown away by Dr. O'Neil's involvement and support when it comes to children, staff and curricula. High expectations, teacher commitment, unique programs and offerings, fabulous PTO and quality teaching combine to make this a #1 school (literally and figuratively)!

Posted by a teacher on 10/26/13

This school is organized, safe, friendly, and extremely supportive in every element of education. Children are engaged, focused, and joyful in their studies and encouraged to be their best selves and care for one another.

Posted by a other on 10/25/13

Worcester Arts Magnet is absolutely amazing. I cannot believe how dedicated all of the artsblock teachers are, the homeroom teachers, and I am stunned with the principal's fine work with WAMS. My kids home everyday with a smile on their faces and can't wait to go back again to school tomorrow. I am absolutely ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/14/12

We love this school. We have a daughter going in the second grade and a son going in the fourth grade. The teachers are wonderful and truely love what they do. The principal is great. She is the first principal I have ever known that goes well beyond the duties of her position. We would highly recommend ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/09/11

We love W.A.M.S. becuase of it's commitment to arts intergration. In this age of increasing focus on test results this school manages to maintain it's scores and also allow time for the arts. W.A.M.S treats the arts , not as simply an add on, but as an important component of a child's total experience. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/20/10

We love Worcester Art Magnet because the teacher are so caring and devoted to making our children their priority. Having two children who have already gone thru w.a.m.s, one there now and two more to go I couldnt feel more confident that W.A.M.S is the best school for them to be at. Thank You for all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/20/10

It is a great school with an arts approach that teaches skills in a fun and interactive way. My children have learned many learning styles and ways to approach things that have been used in both High school and college.

Posted by a parent on 04/20/10

I love that my child is exposed to the arts, and has given my child different techniques for Learning

Posted by a parent on 04/20/10

Because of the dedicated staff of professionals at the Worcester Arts Magnet School not only are my two boys ( kindergarten & fourth) grade getting a fabulous education they are being shown daily what it is to believe in what you do and in turn believe in them yourselves!!!

Posted by a parent on 04/19/10

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Test scores for Worcester Arts Magnet School

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Test Year: 2011
Worcester Arts Magnet School
Worcester 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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Worcester schools — Worcester Arts Magnet School is located at 315 Saint Nicholas Ave, Worcester MA 01606. 315 Saint Nicholas Ave is in the 01606 ZIP code in Worcester, MA The school district for Worcester Arts Magnet School is the Worcester Public Schools. Worcester Arts Magnet School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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