Medford Public Schools

Medford Public Schools is a school district located in Medford, Massachusetts. The district has 9 schools in the city serving grades K-12. It is led by Superintendent Roy E. Belson. The main office is located at 489 Winthrop Street, within the High School/Vocational-Technical High School building.[5]

Medford Public Schools
Location
Medford, Massachusetts

United States
District information
TypePublic School district
MottoA caring educational partnership of school, family and community
GradesPK-12
SuperintendentRoy E. Belson (1996 - present)
Asst. Superintendent(s)Diane Caldwell
Deputy Superintendent: Beverly G. Nelson
Accreditation(s)NEASC
SchoolsElementary 4
Middle 2
High 3
Budget$81,387,668 total
$17,043 per pupil
(2016)[1]
NCES District ID2507560
Students and staff
Students4,514 (2014-2015)[2]
Teachers393.9 (2014-2015)[3]
Staff636.1 (2014-2015)[4]
Student-teacher ratio11.5:1
Athletic conferenceMassachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association
District mascotMustang
ColorsRoyal Blue and White         
Other information
WebsiteHomepage

Administration

  • Superintendent: Roy E. Belson
  • Deputy Superintendent: Beverly G. Nelson
  • Assistant Superintendent, Director of Elementary Education/Title 1: Diane Caldwell
  • Director of Finance and Administration: Kirsteen Patterson
  • Director of Pupil Services: Kathleen Medaglio
  • Director of Technology/Media/Fine Arts: Molly Laden
  • Assistant Director of Buildings and Grounds: John McLaughlin

Elementary schools

Brooks Elementary School

Brooks Elementary School
Address
388 High Street

Medford
,
Massachusetts
02155

United States
Coordinates42°25′17″N 71°07′41″W / 42.42145°N 71.12815°W
Information
PrincipalMr. Kevin Andrews [6]
Staff62.3[7]
Teaching staff39.8[8]
GradespreK - 5
Enrolment553 Students (2013-2014)
 • Pre-kindergarten13
 • Kindergarten83
 • Grade 176
 • Grade 298
 • Grade 3108
 • Grade 486
 • Grade 589[9]
Classes204
Student to teacher ratio13.9:1 [8]
MCAS average% proficient and advanced: ELA: 61 ; Math: 55 ; Science: 57 (Spring 2014)[10]
Website

Brooks Elementary School is located in the West Medford section of Medford, Massachusetts. It is named for John Brooks, who was born in Medford, became a Revolutionary War veteran, and was later Governor of Massachusetts from 1816 to 1823.

Former Principals

  • 1994 - 2012 Michael Simon [11]

Christopher Columbus Elementary School

Christopher Columbus Elementary School
Address
37 Hicks Avenue

Medford
,
Massachusetts
02155

United States
Coordinates42°24′04″N 71°06′07″W / 42.401°N 71.102°W
Information
PrincipalKathleen Kay [12]
Staff62.4[13]
Teaching staff41.4[14]
GradespreK - 5
Enrolment478 Students (2013-2014)
 • Pre-kindergarten9
 • Kindergarten89
 • Grade 169
 • Grade 289
 • Grade 374
 • Grade 472
 • Grade 566[15]
Classes179
Student to teacher ratio11.5:1 [14]
MCAS average% proficient and advanced: ELA: 46; Math: 39; Science: 51 (Spring 2014)[16]
Website

Columbus Elementary School is located in the South Medford section of Medford, Massachusetts. Since the student population historically has had a large (over fifty percent) portion qualifying for free and reduced lunch, the Columbus School instituted a universal free breakfast program beginning in late 2008. Initial results included better attendance, fewer trips to the nurse and better student behavior. [17]

Former Principals

  • 1988 - 1992 Mr.Donovon
  • 1992-1994 Mr.Swanson [18]

John J. McGlynn Elementary School

John J. McGlynn Elementary School
Address
3002 Mystic Valley Parkway

Medford
,
Massachusetts
02155

United States
Coordinates42°24′33″N 71°05′51″W / 42.4093°N 71.0975°W
Information
PrincipalDiane Guarino [19]
Staff61.2[20]
Teaching staff40.9[21]
GradespreK - 5
Enrolment549 Students (2013-2014)
 • Pre-kindergarten19
 • Kindergarten91
 • Grade 183
 • Grade 291
 • Grade 386
 • Grade 491
 • Grade 588[22]
Classes184
Student to teacher ratio13.4:1 [21]
MCAS average% proficient and advanced: ELA: 52; Math: 46; Science: 49 (Spring 2014)[23]
Website

Named after a former mayor of Medford, the John J. McGlynn Elementary School shares a building and campus with the McGlynn Middle School on the eastern bank of the Mystic River, between Medford Square and Wellington Circle. It is also immediately adjacent to the Andrews Middle School.

Milton Fuller Roberts Elementary School

Milton Fuller Roberts Elementary School
Address
35 Court Street

Medford
,
Massachusetts
02155

United States
Coordinates42°25′19″N 71°05′58″W / 42.422°N 71.0994°W
Information
Established2 September 2003[24]
PrincipalKirk D. Johnson
Staff75.1[25]
Teaching staff43.1[26]
GradespreK - 5
Enrolment565 Students (2013-2014)
 • Pre-kindergarten12
 • Kindergarten108
 • Grade 176
 • Grade 298
 • Grade 391
 • Grade 495
 • Grade 585[27]
Classes207
Student to teacher ratio13.1:1[26]
MCAS average% proficient and advanced: ELA: 41 ; Math: 36 ; Science: 37 (Spring 2014)[28]
Website

The Milton Fuller Roberts Elementary School was named after Lt. Milton F. Roberts, a veteran of the Civil War, Spanish–American War, and World War I. Originally a junior high school[29] or middle school, it opened in that capacity in 1928 in the Glenwood neighborhood of north east Medford. It was converted into an elementary school in September 2003 as part of a series of school renovations across the district.[24]

Secondary schools

Madeleine Dugger Andrews Middle School

Madeleine Dugger Andrews Middle School is named after the first African-American member of the Medford School Committee. It was the first new school constructed in the district in eighty years.[30] Located on the eastern bank of the Mystic river, south of Medford Square, it is immediately adjacent to the McGlynn schools.

Fulton Heights Academy which is part of Andrews Middle School is dedicated to special needs children with social/emotional and behavioral/academic disabilities. [35]

John J. McGlynn Middle School

Medford High School

  • Location: 489 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155
  • Headmaster: Dr. John Perella
  • Enrollment: 1,332 Students[40]

Medford Vocational-Technical High School

  • Location: 489 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155
  • Director: Chad Fallon
  • Enrollment: 257 Students [41]

Curtis/Tufts Alternative School

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