The Mather Elementary School has the distinct honor of being THE FIRST PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN NORTH AMERICA. With this honor comes an enormous amount of responsibility. When a child becomes a student at the Mather, they also becomes a part of America’s history.

School Pledge

  • I must work hard today
    Get smarter in every way
    Helped by my teacher, my family and my friends
    If I make some mistakes
    I have what it takes
    To keep trying ‘till I really succeed.

Contact Us

  • Mather School

    1 Parish Street

    Dorchester, MA  02122

    Phone: (617) 635-8757 

    Fax: (617) 635-8762
    School Hours: 9:25 am - 4:10 pm

    Breakfast: 9:15 am