John W. McCormack Middle School

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    We are dedicated to academic excellence for every student. We take pride in the high quality of teaching in all of our classrooms, and in our team structure which offers a welcoming community to all students and families. We have a strong commitment to the arts and offer instrumental music, vocal music, drama, strings, and a range of other arts programs.

    We offer an extended school day for all grade 6-8 students. The additional learning time allows us to offer both enrichment and academic support to all students. We are a diverse community, and celebrate diversity as part of our school identity.

    Special Features

    • Expanded learning time for all students in grades 6-8
    • Nationally recognized talent development initiative focusing on achievement, attendance, and behavior
    • Strong programming offered by Citizen Schools, City Year, Trinity, and Tenacity
    • Visual and performing arts program available to all students
    • Daily science and social studies for all students
    • Extra academic assistance in reading and math as needed
    • Participation in middle school leagues for football, basketball, track and field, and baseball
    • Focus on student leadership and good citizenship
    • School-wide values: Work Hard. Work Together. Panther PRIDE!
    • Caring faculty focused on the success and well-being of every student
    • A great school community that welcomes all families and wants you to be part of the McCormack.

    K-8 Pathway

    • Guaranteed assignment for students from the Clap, Dever, Everett, Perkins, and Russell

    Special academic programs

    • Advanced Work Class for eligible students in grade 6

    Before and after school programs in our building

    • Before school: The school opens for breakfast at 7:00, and the school day begins at 7:15
    • After school, 2:20-4:30: Wide range of enrichment and academic activities, Monday-Thursday provided by our partners. 

Contact

  • Principal
    Elvis Henriquez

    315 Mt. Vernon Street
    Dorchester, MA 02125

    mccormack@bostonpublicschools.org

    Phone: 617-635-8657
    Fax: 617-635-9788

    School Hours
    7:15 am - 2:20 pm

    Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 12:20 p.m.

    Grades: 6-8
    School Type: Regular

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