Brophy Elementary was named for educators Rose Brophy and her sister Anna Brophy.
Located in the west…More end of town, Brophy hosts an annual Science Fair, Math Night, Variety Show, and Multicultural Fair. Brophy's Kids Who Care Club has been nationally recognized for its community service projects.
Genzyme Corporation partners with Brophy for the Reading Pals program where volunteers read with 1st grade partners weekly. Other activities include Family Fun Nights and the annual Welcome Picnic.
The elementary school has English Language Learner (ELL) programs in Spanish.
The principal is Frank Rothwell.
The school has about 450 students. Seventeen percent of the students are special education students and more than 60% of the students indicated English is not their first language.
The YMCA offers an after-care program on-site, for an additional fee.
Fuller Middle School is one of three middle schools in the Framingham Public School System. Students in the sixth…More through the eighth grades attend this school. Currently, McCarthy Elementary and Brophy Elementary feed into this middle school. The school also houses an English as a Second Language (ESL) program in Spanish and Portuguese. For almost 50 percent of the students, English is not their first language. About one out of every four students receive special education services.
The school is named after Dr. Solomon Fuller and his wife Meta Fuller, a famous sculptor. Both were active residents of Framingham. The school is housed in the former Framingham South High. It opened as a middle school in 1998. The school mascot is the Fuller Falcon and the school colors are onyx and jade.
Students follow a six-day rotation schedule. Every student is also part of an academic team. Principal Juan Rodriquez was named Massachusetts Middle School Principal of the Year in 2005. The school was identified as a Commonwealth Compass Exemplary School in 2002. The middle school's core values are "Respect, Responsibility and Results."