Walsh Middle School is one of three middle schools in the Framingham Public Schools. At this time, Barbieri, Dunning…More 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.
Cameron Middle School is one of three middle schools in the Framingham Public Schools. Opened in 2002, the…More school is a Title 1 school. The School principal is Judith Kelly. The school's mascot is the Cameron Cougar, and its colors are yellow and green. At this time, Stapleton, Potter Road, and Wilson Elementary School feed into the middle school. There is an active parent-teacher organization.
Happy Hollow School 29 Oaks Rd, Framingham, MA01702 Since 1956, Happy Hollow School has provided pre-school through kindergarten care for the Metrowest community. Located…More just around the corner from the Fuller and McCarthy schools, the school stresses development through self-confidence, creativity, and physical activity. One of the school's core philosophies is "learning through play." The school offers full- and half-day preschool and pre-K, full-day kindergarten, and after school programs that run until 6pm.
The Mary E. Stapleton Elementary Schools is a Framingham Public School, located in the Saxonville section of …More 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.
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."
Framingham High School, located in the Saxonville section of town, has almost 2,200 students in grades nine…More through twelve. The school's mascot is the Flyers. The school colors are navy blue and white. The school's principal is Michael Welch.
The current high school is the former Framingham North High school. In 1963, the town split into Framingham North and Framingham South high schools. In 1991, the two schools combined again.
About 15% of the students received special education services.
On October 20, 1994, President Bill Clinton signed the Improving America's School Act in Framingham High's gym.
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.
St. Bridget School recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, opening on Sept. 14, 1958. Although the elementary and…More middle school are a private Catholic school, it is staffed by lay administration and faculty. Principal Roseanne Mungovan. The school follows the Framingham Public Schools calendar. The school has an application process and does offer financial aid. Students live in Framingham and other surrounding communities including Ashland, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Southborough and Sudbury.
The school offers an extended day program from 2:15 to 6 p.m. for an additional fee. There is an active PTO, and the Catholic school is part of the St. Bridget Parish.
Marian High School 273 Union Ave, Framingham, MA01702 Marian High School is a Catholic coeducational high school near downtown Framingham. Marian has 280 students.…More Ninety-eight percent of the students go on to college. More than 70 percent of Marian students participate in at least one sport. The school has numerous after-school and extracurricular activities for students and an active parents association.
Trooper Joseph F.Moynihan Jr. Memorial Playground 29 Upper Joclyn Ave, Framingham, MA01701 This playground, located at the former Juniper Hill Elementary School, is named for a 1966 graduate of the…More 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.
Paul F. Barbieri Elementary School was originally a middle school. Named for a Framingham educator,…More Barbieri is a a two-way bilingual elementary school on the southside of Framingham, near Cushing Park. Dr. Susan McGilvray-Rivet is the principal of Barbieri Elementary.
In the 2009-10 school year, 66% of the school was Hispanic. About 10 percent of the students receive special needs services. Barbieri is a Title 1 school. Barbieri elementary has an active PTO. Meetings typically are held the first Thursday of every month at 7 pm in the school's library. The PTO provides free child care and Spanish translation for the meetings.
Located in a historic house, Summit Montessori School is an independent school providing Montessori…More education to Greater Framingham children from preschool through elementary school. Students come from Framingham, Marlborough, Natick, Ashland and other surrounding towns.
The school offers a before- and after-school program. There is an active parents group, too.
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.
Plymouth House Nursery School 87 Edgell Rd, Framingham, MA01701 Plymouth House Nursery School, located on the grounds of Plymouth Church, has been under the direction of Kathie Watson…More for the last 10 years. The school's goal is to develop literacy and social skills in preparation for kindergarten and elementary school.
Brandi Rae's School of Dance 116 Cochituate Rd, Framingham, MA01701 Brandi Rae's School of Dance has become known as the premier dance studio in Framingham, offering a myriad of dance…More classes for dancers of all ages. Among the styles offered are ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and modern. Children as young as 2 1/2 can enroll in classes. The class schedule roughly follows the public school calendar, but there are summer classes as well. Formerly known as The School of Dance Arts, Brandi Rae Lochiatto took over and renamed the school in 2003.
MetroWest School of Math 5 Auburn St, Framingham, MA01701 MetroWest School of Math offers math classes for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Classes meet once or…More twice a week for 1.5 to 4 hours, depending on grade level. Special offerings include math challenges, chess classes and summer programs. For high school students, they also provide SAT preparation classes and Johns Hopkins CTY (SAT) Preparation. MetroWest School of Math is an affiliate of the Russian School of Mathematics (RSM) in Newton and uses the RSM math curriculum.
Framingham Public Schools: Bus Yard 185 Fountain St, Framingham, MA01702 The Framingham Public School Bus Yard contains approximately two hundred buses that provide transportation for…More 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.