School Information

 

  

About the Agassiz School

The Agassiz School is the third largest elementary school in the Boston Public Schools system with 800+ students and 100+ faculty and staff members this academic year (2000-2001). Our students, faculty and support staff represent the rich diversity of our country. We are located in historic Jamaica Plain between Forest Hills Station and the Monument.


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Facts at a Glance 

Address

20 Child Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Telephone

  • 617-635-8198 (office)
  • 617-635-7835 (fax)

Hours

9:10 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Grades

Kindergarten - Fifth & Early Childhood (ages 3 to 5)

Programs

  • Monolingual, Bilingual (Spanish-English),
  • Early Childhood,
  • Vision,
  • Learning Adaptive Behavior (LAB),
  • Special Education,
  • Before and After School
  • UMASS-Alerta Project,
  • Harvard University Project,
  • Success for All Reading Program,
  • Boston Ballet,
  • Arts in Progress,
  • Community Music Center, Boston Police GREAT Program, TERC (Technical Educational Research Center)

 

Grants

Reading Excellence ($350,000) & 21st. Century School

Assessments

  • MCAS, Stanford 9,
  • Cloze English & Spanish Test,
  • MELA-O (Massachusetts English Language Arts - Orally),
  • Success for All Reading Inventory,
  • DRA (Developmentally Reading Assessment),
  • LAS (Language Assessment Scale)

Subjects

  • English and Spanish Reading & Language Arts
  • English as a Second Language,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Social Studies

Specialists

  • Geography,
  • Physical Education,
  • Art,
  • Music,
  • Chorus,
  • Computer,
  • Creative Writing
  • Science

Parking

On-street

Handicapped Accessability

  • ramp,
  • elevators,
  • Braille signs

Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

Attractions

  • Golf Course @Franklin Park,
  • Arboretum,
  • Jamaica Pond,
  • Ethnic Restaurants,
  • Franklin Park Zoo

BPS Web Page

http://boston.k12.ma.us