Harvard Kent Elementary School

BPS/DistrictK1-5th - School will add Grade 6 in September of 2020
50 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown
School Tier:
Tier 2

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Quick Facts

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Enrollment 473 Students
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Student/Teacher 11:1
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Uniform Yes
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Gender Coed
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Start/End Time 9:30am-4:10pm
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Before School 7:45am-9:10am
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Phone Number 617-635-8358
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Email Address Contact School
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New grades being added next year

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Enrollment

Enrollment in this Boston Public School (BPS) is determined by lottery based on your home address. Click Register Now to check availability.
Priority Registration Deadline for K0, K1, 6th, 7th, and 9th grades
January 31, 2020
Priority Registration Deadline for K2 and other grades
April 3, 2020
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School Overview

Our mission is to be an academically excellent and nurturing school that supports our students to become lifelong learners. We expect all of our students to read, write, become proficient in Math, create meaningful art, and participate in activities. We believe all students can become great citizens.

Highlights

  • Art, science, gym, computers, and music.
  • ReadBoston to help younger students become stronger readers.
  • Spacious classrooms and library, a great gymnasium and new computer lab.
  • On-site school and adjustment counseling for students.
  • Newly renovated schoolyard and outdoor classroom.
  • Boat building program.
  • High proficiency levels in math.

Before School Program

School-age Child Program (5 years - 12 years) run by the Harvard-Kent--Hours: 7:45 AM - 9:10 AM. $25 per week. Program includes: BOKS program,light tutorial work and activities to get ready for school. Specialized reading instruction; Grades K2-5, 8 week sessions for struggling readers 

After School Program

Math Program Grade 3-5 begins in January Academic Enrichment and support K1-K2 After school program $20 per week

Uniform Description

Boys & Girls - Harvard-Kent P.R.I.D.E. T-shirts or polo shirts

Bottoms (Boys) - Navy blue or khaki pants

Bottoms (Girls) - Navy blue or khaki pants, skirts, or jumpers

Pathway

Guaranteed assignment to grade 6 at the Edwards Middle School.

Advanced Work Classes Available

Excellence for All (EFA) for Grades 4-5

Support Options

School Data

The performance data below is for the Next Generation MCAS results. For more data on schools, please visit the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) website.

For schools with multiple campuses, the data below is that data for all schools in that network, not just the single school. 

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Student Performance
Teacher Retention Rate
School
83.3%
District
79%
State
85%
413
Total Enrollment
Student Diversity
Teacher Diversity
66.50
FTE Count

Enrollment

Enrollment in this Boston Public School (BPS) is determined by lottery based on your home address. Click Register Now to check availability.
Priority Registration Deadline for K0, K1, 6th, 7th, and 9th grades
January 31, 2020
Priority Registration Deadline for K2 and other grades
April 3, 2020
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