Chittick Elementary School

The Chittick School is a small school that provides a safe, nurturing, academically challenging environment. We empower all of our children to believe and achieve. We offer physical education, music instruction, technology and visual arts to all of our children.Our school has a Highly Specialized Autistic Strand for students on the autism spectrum. We have a 2-hour literacy block and a 90-minute math block. We have a bookstore every Thursday morning for our students to buy books and we offer workshops for helping parents with reading at home.


Special Features

  • Small school with a warm, nurturing atmosphere that provides an academically challenging environment, empowering all children to believe, achieve and succeed.
  • Bookstore every Thursday for our students to purchase books for home reading.
  • Second Step, a program that helps students develop strategies for conflict resolution
  • After school enrichment programs and tutoring in math and reading
  • Strong Parent Council
  • Monthly newsletters and student planners to help keep parents informed about classroom and schoolwide activities
  • New computer lab, music specialist, physical education specialist, and visual arts program
  • Playworks program to encourage safe, healthy play time
  • Tech Goes Home program

K-8 Pathway

  • Guaranteed assignment to grade 6 at the Irving Middle School.

Special academic programs

  • Specialized program for autistic students

Our partners

  • BOKS Building Our Kids’ Success, Celebrity Series of Boston - Arts for All!, Boston Nature Center, MusiConnects, City Missions, Read Boston- Read to Achieve Program, The Home for Little Wanderers, Tufts University, Boston University, Bird Street Community Center

After school programs in our building

  • Bird Street after-school program, 2:30-6:00 pm; homework help, literacy, math, health, science, dance, arts, music, fitness and recreation.

Contact the Chittick


Michelle Burnett

154 Ruskindale Road
Hyde Park, MA 02136
United States


School Hours
8:30 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 1:10 p.m.

Grades: K1-5
Level: Elementary
School Type: Regular