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The Somerville Public Schools (SPS) is a richly diverse learning community serving approximately 5,000 students in 11 innovative and creative school environments. SPS places an emphasis on educating the “whole child” through a comprehensive hands-on curriculum that actively engages the student in their educational experience.

A rigorous core curriculum and a wide range of enrichment and extracurricular programs provide SPS students with the opportunity to explore their interests and develop the skills and knowledge to help them succeed throughout their lifetimes. To learn more about the Somerville Public Schools, visit

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Albert F. Argenziano School at Lincoln Park

Somerville Public Schools K-8 school. The Dr. Albert F. Argenziano School at Lincoln Park is driven by the mission of supporting and fostering an educational and communal environment that results in the development of students who are literate in all subject areas, experienced in current technologies, and who think critically, behave ethically, lead healthy lives, and assume the responsibilities of citizenship in a multicultural and multiracial society.

Arthur D. Healey School

Somerville Public Schools K-8 school. The Healey School is an innovative participatory learning community. Academic competence is highly valued, and we believe that children learn best in a joyful, creative environment, one in which their natural curiosity, imagination and thinking are encouraged. Our curriculum is based on thematic, project based learning, designed to engage children's interest and best efforts. We are committed to an educational program that recognizes the importance of community in the lives of children.

Benjamin G. Brown School

Somerville Public Schools K-6 school. The educational philosophy of the Brown School is to ensure that each of its K-6 students continuously improves academically while developing a life-long appreciation for learning. The Brown School community believes that it is educating the future citizens of the world and therefore strives to provide all students with the tools to become productive and positive members of society.

East Somerville Community School

Somerville Public Schools K-8 school. The East Somerville Community School (ESCS) is a diverse school in an ethnically rich neighborhood. ESCS lives its motto, "Every Student Can Succeed," by preparing students to achieve at high levels in their next stage of education, while applying the skills of life-long learning. The dedicated staff members provide regular education and special education services through a team approach that combines high quality, challenging classroom instruction with academic support. ESCS offers the best qualities of a large school with a welcoming and respectful atmosphere that makes each student feel valued and part of a community. ESCS is also home to the district's UNIDOS dual language English and Spanish immersion program.


Somerville Public Schools has established procedures relative to homeschooling in accordance with Massachusetts State Law.

John F. Kennedy School

Somerville Public Schools K-8 school. At the Kennedy School, we emphasize treating each student as an individual and providing opportunities and activities to challenge students' strengths and strengthen their challenges. We have adopted three themes to focus all teaching and learning: Success for All Students, Building Community through Better Communications, and (Re)Discovering the Excitement of Learning.

Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center

Somerville Public Schools early childhood center for Pre-K and Kindergarten students. The Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center is a unique public early-childhood facility dedicated to enriching the lives of the children and families it serves. The Capuano Center's educational philosophy calls the staff to provide students with extensive, varied and developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that will help them grow intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.

St. Catherine of Genoa School

St. Catherine of Genoa School, located at 192 Summer Street, Somerville, has educated students for over eighty years. Our motto, Christ-Community-Commitment, captures the spirit of Saint Catherine's. The dedicated administrative faculty and staff create a learning environment in which students develop necessary skills for a responsible Christian citizenship which will hopefully impact their lives. Our school is an accredited member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, (NEASC) which is proof that our standards are high and our curriculum enables us to meet these standards.


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