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Framingham Public Schools: Bus Yard
185 Fountain St, Framingham, MA 01702
The Framingham Public School Bus Yard contains approximately two hundred buses that provide transportation forMore Framingham public school students, along 14 different routes. Additional bus service information, including rates and bus schedules, can be found in English, Spanish and Portuguese on the Framingham Public School Transporation Department website.
Framingham Public Schools Administration: Superintendent of Scho
31 Flagg Dr, Framingham, MA 01702

Framingham Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Hiersche oversees the Framingham Public Schools, with more than 8,150More students in 13 schools.

His office was in the Joseph Maynard Building, until mold was discovered in the building. The Maynard Building is undergoing renovations, so his office is temporarily located in the Fuller Middle School. The Central Office door is located on the left side of the building.

Framingham Public Schools is a Title 1 District, which accepts METCO students but does not accept inter-district choice students. Framingham Public Schools currently offers a choice program for elementary schools. The elementary schools feed into three middle schools and then into Framingham High School.

The schools system has a large Hispanic and Brazilian population, and offers both English as a Second Language and English Language Learners Programs. More than 20 percent of Framingham public school students receive special education services.

Early Childhood Alliance of Framingham
454 Water St, Framingham, MA 01701
The Early Childhood Alliance of Framingham is a division of Framingham Public Schools dedicated to supporting theMore growth and development of children from the prenatal stages through age eight. It oversees a number of programs such as in-home early literacy programs, various child/caregiver groups, childcare resources, support for educators and childcare providers and advocacy for early childhood education in the community. 
Framingham Public Schools: Parent Information Center
454 Water St, Framingham, MA 01701
The Parent Information Center (PIC), located inside the King Building, serves as the main source of information forMore parents registering new students into the Framingham Public Schools. Parents looking to register a child, should review documents at this site - http://www.framingham.k12.ma.us/pic_registrationinformation.cfm - and contact the Center for an appointment.
Edward F. Loring Arena
165 Fountain St, Framingham, MA 01702
Edward F. Loring Arena is a town-run ice skating rink. Framingham Youth Hockey is run out of the arena, and severalMore schools and groups play hockey and figure skate there, including Framingham High School and Middle School, and Framingham State University. It is open to the public for skating year-round, with low admission and skate rental fees. Amenities include a full-service skate shop and snack bar.
Walsh Middle School
301 Brook St, Framingham, MA 01701

Walsh Middle School is one of three middle schools in the Framingham Public Schools. At this time, Barbieri, DunningMore and Hemenway elementary schools feed into Walsh Middle School. The school's mascot is the Wildcats, and the school colors are maroon and gold. Teresa Carney serves as principal.

 

 

Boys & Girls Club of Metrowest - Pearl Street Clubhouse
154 Pearl St, Framingham, MA 01702
The Pearl Street Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Club of Metrowest provides after-school activities for children ages 6More to 17. It offers a homework club, educational programs, a variety of sports and games, and LEGO and computer clubs. The clubhouse is located on Pearl Street in downtown Framingham, next to the Framingham Public Library.
Trooper Joseph F.Moynihan Jr. Memorial Playground
29 Upper Joclyn Ave, Framingham, MA 01701
 This playground, located at the former Juniper Hill Elementary School, is named for a 1966 graduate of theMore Framingham Elementary School. In June of 1990, State Trooper Joseph F. Moynihan was killed in a plane crash in Maine. The playground was dedicated in his memory in June of 1992. Students at the MetroWest Jewish Day School use the playground during school hours. The Jewish Day School rents space from the Framingham Public Schools.
Framingham Public Schools Office for Bilingual, ESL and Sheltere
454 Water St, Framingham, MA 01701

The Framingham Public Schools Office for Bilingual, ESL and Sheltered English Programs is located in Room 110 in theMore George P. King Building.

The office provides instruction for those students for whom English is not their first language.

Of the more than 8,135 students in Framingham Public Schools, 2,739 speak a language in addition to English and about 1,200 are limited English proficient.

Anne Higgins is the director of this office.

 

 

Framingham Public Works
150 Concord St, Framingham, MA 01702
The Framingham Public Works Department has several offices in town. One is located in room 213 inside the MemorialMore Building (Framingham Town Hall) in downtown Framingham.The Division of Public Works has several departments, including highway, water, sewer, engineering, solid waste management, wastewater, and recycling. The department is under the direction of Peter Sellers.The Highway Department is responsible for the maintaining and repairing the roads and sidewalks in town. The department is also responsible for plowing and treating, in winter, 550 lane miles of public roads, 38 municipal and school parking facilities, and 115 miles of sidewalks and public pathways.
Framingham Education Foundation
PO Box 3287, Framingham, MA 01705

The Framingham Education Foundation is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization committed to augmenting theMore educational excellence in the Framingham Public Schools. 

With an office in the former Juniper Hill Elementary School, the Framingham Education Foundation funds innovative programs that enhance or reinforce the classroom curriculum.

The Foundation's biggest fundraiser annually is its Spelling Bee in November. In this adult team Bee, every dollar raised goes back into the schools.

The Foundation over sees a C.A.R.E program. C.A.R.E stands for Celebrate and Recognize Educators. Nominees can include an inspiring teacher, a caring nurse, an exceptional leader, etc. Individuals and organizations can make a donation to the Foundation through C.A.R.E in that person's name and the person will receive a certificate of appreciation.

The Foundation also runs  a grant program. There are two rounds - March and October. Awards are announced in May and November. Only school professionals may submit proposals and qualify as Project Directors. Students, parents and community groups may collaborate with a Framingham Public School staff member on a grant application, as long as the project is educational.

Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School
25 Clinton St, Framingham, MA 01702

The Framingham Community Charter School opened in September of 2002, the first charter middle schoolMore serving the Metrowest area. Three years later, the school was renamed to honor teacher and astronaut Christa McAuliffe, a native of Framingham and a graduate of Framingham State.

Located in downtown Framingham, McAuliffe Regional Charter  is a public middle shool for students in grades 6-7-8, free of charge to students who live in Framingham, Ashland, Natick, Holliston, Hopkinton, Marlboro, Sudbury and Southborough.

About 25 percent of the students are minority students. For one in every 100 students, English is not their first language.

McAuliffe Regional Charter is one of 11 schools in Massachusetts that teaches through the Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound model, "involving long-term in-depth explorations, a focus on self discovery and individuality and exciting mental and physical adventures."

Admission is through a lottery, typically held in the spring. There is an active Parent Teacher Group.

 

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