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."
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.
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.
Built in the 1960s, the Charlotte A. Dunning Elementary School was originally the Frost Street Elementary School. The…More elementary school was renamed in 1965 for Charlotte Alyosia Dunning for her years of service to Framingham.
Framingham Public Schools currently allow school choice among elementary schools. The school has an English as a Second Language program. About one-third of the students do not consider English as their first language.
Dunning Elementary holds an annual art and author night. The school's principal is Kimberly Taylor.
Dunning Elementary also has an active PTO, including its popular Fun Fair in the spring, a family night and a game night. The PTO meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7pm in the school cafeteria; it provides babysitting in the library for children age 3 and older at its meetings.
The YMCA offers an after-care program on-site, for an additional fee.
MetroWest Jewish Day School 29 Upper Joclyn Ave, Framingham, MA01701 Founded in 2001, Metrowest Jewish Day School offers a quality education in both general and Judaic studies. The private…More school, located in the former Juniper Hill elementary school, educates children in grades K-6, but plans to expand to grade 8. The school places a strong emphasis not only on Jewish and Hebrew studies, but science, math, literacy, and creative arts as well.
Named after Potter Road, Potter Road Elementary School was built in 1969. The school's mascot is the Panthers.…More Located on the north side of town, The school's motto is the school of lifelong learners. Potter Road Elementary has a Portuguese Bilingual Program for grades K-4. For about one in every three students at Potter Road Elementary, English is not the first language.
The elementary school, headed by Principal Paula DelPrete, participated in the National Geography Bee program.
The Potter Road PTO meets the second Wednesday night of every month. Meetings start at 7:15pm. The active PTO runs a Pumpkin Fair in the fall.
Temple Beth Am Nursery School 300 Pleasant St, Framingham, MA01701 The nursery school program at Temple Beth Am is geared towards the emotional, social, and physical needs of pre-school…More age children of any religion in the Metrowest area. The curriculum includes both Judaic and secular activities, including Mom & Me, field trips, music and gym classes, and a science lab.