Samuel Adams Elementary School

  • 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, computer, science, and theater as special programs for students
    • After school programs to support students
    • A full-time ESL teacher to provide additional support for our English Language Learner

    K-8 Pathway:

    Guaranteed assignment to grade 6 at the Edwards Middle School or Umana Academy.   
     

    Special academic programs:

    • K1-2 SEI (Sheltered English Instruction) program and a hybrid (general education and SEI) strand in Grades K1-5
    • Highly specialized autism strand in Grades K0-5

    Our partners:

    • Boston Community Music Center, VSA of Massachusetts, Everybody Wins Program /Power Lunch, YMCA of East Boston, New England Aquarium, Scholastic, Inc, Museum of Fine Arts

    After school programs in our building:

    • After school program until 6:00 PM operated by YMCA (fee) for students ages 5 and older.
    • For 4th and 5th graders: Theatre Club, and Typing Club which each meets after school once per week.

Contact Samuel Adams Elementary School

  • Principal

    Joanna McKeigue Cruz

    165 Webster Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
     
    Phone
    617-635-8383
     
    Fax
    617-635-7822

    School Hours
    7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 
    Early Dismissal day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 11:30 a.m.

    Grades: K1-5
    School Type: Traditional