The Mary E. Stapleton Elementary Schools is a Framingham Public School, located in the Saxonville section of town. (The school was once called the Saxonville School.) The Framingham Public Schools currently uses school choice when selecting an elementary school.
Mary E. Stapleton Elementary School is named for a former school principal and school board member, who gave more than 50 years of service to the schools. The school was renamed in 1980.
Stapleton is known as the environmental school, in part because staff use the Carol Getchell Nature Trail near the school and along the Sudbury River.
The school has an active PTO, which organized its own morning before-care program and holds a popular ice cream social event and an annual pancake breakfast.
- Fax: 508-877-4908
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 9:05am - 3:05pm
- Founding Date: 1920
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: free
- Number of students: 380
- Male-to-female ratio: 60:40
- Public/Private: Public
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 12:1
- Number of faculty: 31.8
- Features: Jungle gym, See-saw, Slides, Swings
- Facilities (playgrounds): Benches, Tables
- Restrictions: No alcohol, No fires, No pets, No smoking
- Montessori: No
- Grade levels: K - 5
- Special education: Yes
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Library, Sports facilities