About the Adams

  • The Samuel Adams Elementary School is a small learning community in East Boston overlooking Piers Park and the Boston Harbor.  We have a deeply caring, committed staff who work hard to ensure that all students are on a path to being college and career ready.

    What makes our school special:

    • A historic school overlooking Piers Park.  We have the best view in Boston!
    • Early adopters of the Core Aligned Literacy Modules in grades 3-5 and the Focus on First Grade 1 curriculum
    • Oral language development support in K1 and K2
    • Enrichment programs in music and art
    • A Parent Council with elected officers, parent representatives on School Site Council, and two teachers who serve as the school’s Family and Student Engagement Coordinators.
    • Many activities for parents including Kindergarten Orientation, Open House, Family Academic Nights, parent workshops, and family potluck suppers
    • Physical education, STEM, science, and theatre as special programs for students
    • After school programs to support students
    • A full-time ESL teacher to provide additional support for our English Language Learners