Lyndon K-8 School

  • The administration and staff of the Lyndon School prepare our students to be lifelong learners. Although known for our strong academic program, we also offer a curriculum which includes visual arts, band, dance, debate team, technology and after-school academic and sports program.

    Teachers are trained in Responsive Classroom and Second Step, social curricula which have built a strong learning community where high social and academic goals are the school's core values.

    Special Features

    • A pilot school, with the freedom to make informed decisions which prepare our students to be life-long learners.
    • Science,  math, and computer specialists
    • A full arts curriculum with visual art, general music, chorus, instrumental program, and dance
    • Lending library supported and maintained by parent volunteers
    • All teachers are trained in Responsive Classroom and Second Step, socail curriculums which have built a strong learning community
    • Many opportunities for family engagement, includining  PTA, Friends of the Lyndon and School Site Council
    • Literacy specialist, ESL teacher, special education teachers
    • Partnership with Children’s Hospital which provides our students support and guidance
    • Computer lab and wireless laptop carts to support grade level learning.

    Special academic programs

    • Special education: four SAR classrooms, grades 2/3/4, 4/5/6, 6/7/8 and 7/8

    Before and after school programs in our building

    • Before and after: Provided by the West Roxbury/Roslindale YMCA.


  • Principals
    Kathleen Tunney (K-3)
    Andre Ward (4-8)

    20 Mt. Vernon Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132

    Phone: 617-635-6824 (K-grade 3)
    617-635-6336 (grades 4-8)
    Fax: 617-635-6828

    School Hours
    9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 1:30 p.m.

    Grades: K1-8
    Level: K-8
    School Type: Pilot