Schools in Somerville

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School Districts in Somerville

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Arlington Public Schools UNIFIED PK-12 9 289
Somerville School District UNIFIED PK-12 11 303
Medford School District UNIFIED PK-12 6 345
Boston School District UNIFIED PK-12 123 3,695

Schools in Somerville

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    10 Eliot Elementary School

    What can I say.... The Eliot is truly the BEST Public School in Boston! The extraordinary principal, Traci Griffith, has turned this school into an educational fountain flowing over with exceptional...

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    9 Benjamin G. Brown School

    It's a great school with no problems with bullying. The downside are that there is no gym or Caffiteria, and the food tastes awful. It is a great community though. With only about 300 students,...

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    8 Hale Elementary School

    I was not happy when my son was assigned to this school since we live over 7 miles away and it takes him 45 minutes on the school bus. But we have realized that we WON the lottery! His teachers have...

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    8 Thompson Elementary School

    Students have different capacities to learn subject matters. All students are taught in similar ways. School doesn't encourage to teach/learn challenging stuffs to smarter kids.

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    7 Philbrick Elementary School

    Three Principals in 2016. High Staff turn over. High Staff absences. High SPED classification in male students of color at Kindergarten. Limited homework. Low classroom computer tech. Low testing...

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    7 West Somerville Neighborhood School

    My 5th grader has been attending this school since kindergarten. We love it. A true neighborhood school. Great teachers, very strong school community and "spirit." Kids come out of the building...

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    7 Manning Elementary School

    Terrific principal, beautiful grounds - tucked into the woods, inclusive, small community, diverse, safe. Just a great public elementary school.

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    7 Henderson Inclusion Elementary School

    My son goes to this school and it is a great school! The principal does not put pressure on anyone to "fit the mold". That is an outright lie. Some people would not be happy anywhere if they aren't...

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    7 John F. Kennedy Elementary School

    The comments below about disorganization and lack of school culture have really been addressed with a new principal. There is a ton of emphasis on school spirit (my daughter regularly tells me "I'm a...

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    6 E Somerville Community

    Do NOT transfer your child to this school. The kids here are very rude and disrespectful. Bullying is a common issue and this school isn't much of a community as in "know everything at the last...

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    10 Eliot Elementary School

    What can I say.... The Eliot is truly the BEST Public School in Boston! The extraordinary principal, Traci Griffith, has turned this school into an educational fountain flowing over with exceptional...

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    8 Ottoson Middle School

    Outstanding faculty and a wonderful community of kids. We are so happy we moved to Arlington!

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    8 Boston Latin School

    BLS is truly a great school. But only if you put in huge amounts of effort. 7th grade is HARD. Expect 3 hours of homework a night, 4 with studying. The teachers don't really do a lot of individual...

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    7 West Somerville Neighborhood School

    My 5th grader has been attending this school since kindergarten. We love it. A true neighborhood school. Great teachers, very strong school community and "spirit." Kids come out of the building...

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    7 John F. Kennedy Elementary School

    The comments below about disorganization and lack of school culture have really been addressed with a new principal. There is a ton of emphasis on school spirit (my daughter regularly tells me "I'm a...

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    7 Boston Latin Academy

    Administration is horrible! The worst type of people to have to communicate with. They dont care about anyone but themselves.

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    6 E Somerville Community

    Do NOT transfer your child to this school. The kids here are very rude and disrespectful. Bullying is a common issue and this school isn't much of a community as in "know everything at the last...

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    6 Boston Teachers Union School

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    6 Warren-Prescott K-8 School

    The Warren-Prescott is a little gem in the heart of Boston. The quality of the curriculum, the kids and the parents are what makes it so special. Having just finished Kindergarten I am amazed at the...

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    5 Jackson/Mann K-8 School

    My daughter's teacher Ms Joyce is great. I am blessed that my daughter's teacher is an experienced math teacher with 14 years under her belt. A month in and I can see the difference in my child's...

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    9 Arlington High School

    Focus on academics; very dedicated teachers; competitive, as many students attend top-tier schools post-graduation; nice kids; lots of parents teach and work at the nearby universities, are software...

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    8 Medford High School

    I attended Medford high for 3 years and graduated from there. Subsequently I went on to college at the University of Massachusetts on scholarship I received by doing well on the MCAS and AP exams in...

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    8 Boston Latin School

    BLS is truly a great school. But only if you put in huge amounts of effort. 7th grade is HARD. Expect 3 hours of homework a night, 4 with studying. The teachers don't really do a lot of individual...

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    7 Boston Latin Academy

    Administration is horrible! The worst type of people to have to communicate with. They dont care about anyone but themselves.

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    7 Somerville High School

    Fantastic. Great Teachers. Great Athletics Program. Great Diversity. Great Music and Arts Program. Constantly Improving

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    5 O'bryant School Math/Science

    Great school it is awesome I love it it is just great Obryan't all day

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    4 Boston Community Leadership Academy

    I think Boston Community Leadership Academy (BCLA) is a great school. My son is a shy sophmore at BCLA and has adapted to the school much more than I thought he would. Whenever his grades tend to...

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    4 Dearborn Middle School

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    4 Urban Science Academy

    there is no student government (class presidents and all that) and the principal herself hand picks the prom king and queen. If she likes a student then they have a chance. If she does not, dont plan...

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    3 Charlestown High School

    I graduated from Charlestown and had a great experience at the school. The teachers are very supportive and helpful and they try hard to make every student succeed. If you are motivated and ambitious...

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