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."
Town of Framingham: Galvani Field 1 Guadalcanal Rd, Framingham, MA01702 This field is located near the Fuller Middle School and the Army Reserve Barracks. The field is the main feature of this…More area and can be used for soccer, football or field hockey. There are bathrooms located near the Gudalcanal entrance as well as a drinking fountain.
The Framingham Public Schools Buildings and Grounds Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of…More the schools. The school also oversees school rentals.
The office was housed in the Joseph Maynard Building but due to the discovery of mold inside the building, the office has been temporary moved to Fuller Middle School, while renovations are completed. The Central Office Administration door is located on the left-hand side of the Fuller building.
Organizations and community groups may rent school facilities by contacting the Buildings and Grounds office. The office can provide facility availability and explain the fees, including a nonprofit fee. An application is required to rent.
This department is managed by director Matthew Torti.
Mass Bay Community College is an accredited two-year college with campuses in Framingham, Ashland and Wellesley. The…More Framingham campus is located in the former Farley Middle School, next door to Fuller Middle School and across the street from McCarthy Elementary School.
Students attending Mass Bay receive academic preparation in order to transfer to a four-year college or university, or for career preparation or job retraining.
The college offers an open admissions policy. More than ten percent of its students come from Framingham, and almost half the students attend evening classes.
Framingham Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Hiersche oversees the Framingham Public Schools, with more than 8,150…More 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.
Framingham Adult ESL Plus 31 Flagg Dr, Framingham, MA01702 Established in 1984, the Framingham Adult English as a Second Language Plus typically has more than 600 students…More each semester. Funded from state and federal grants, as well as community and private donations, the program operates in conjunction with Framingham Public Schools (Fuller Middle) and Keefe Technical Vocational. It provides free English language instruction and life skills training to Framingham area immigrants from more than 30 countries. The program helps students work towards their GED, become proficient in English, develop reading and writing skills, and pass citizenship courses.
Framingham Public Schools currently uses school choice. McCarthy is located near downtown Framingham and…More across the street from Fuller Middle School on Flagg Drive. The school's hours are earlier than the other Framingham Public schools elementary schools at 8:15am to 2:15pm.
It is known as the "Literary Arts" School. The school published a student literary magazine, holds monthly book swaps, and the PTO distributes two free books to all students. Students in grades k-5 participate in a Book It! Reading Incentive Program and students in grades 4-5 participate in the Massachusetts Book Awards program.
The School's Principal is Matt Hanlon. McCarthy Elementary is a Title 1 school. The school has several services for students including: SAGE, ABA therapy, occupational and physical therapy, speech therapy, and other special education services. About one in every three students receives special education services.
Originally McCarthy was the Warren Oaks School (1952), named after two neighboring streets. in 1969, the community re-named the school to Miriam F. McCarthy, after its first principal (1952 - 1969.)
McCarthy Elementary has been nominated as a National Blue Ribbon School and a State Compass School.
McCarthy Elementary has a very active PTO, which holds a very popular Pumpkin Fair every October. The PTO also holds two Book Bingos, a popular Monster Mash dance, and an interactive Math Night, and several other events. PTO Meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the school caf. The PTO provides FREE babysitting for the meetings.
The YMCA offers an after-care program on site, for an additional fee.