Everett Elementary School

  • The Edward Everett School is committed to strong academics as well as the social, emotional, and physical health needs of students.

    Students' social needs are met through our school-wide social competency curriculum, as well as a health curriculum.  Our science specialist works with K-5 students. Students also participate in Communications, which is literacy through the arts, least once per week.  Students also have weekly choral music instruction and physical education.  Our after-school extracurricular activities include Environmental Club, Girl Scouts, and Boy Scouts.

    Special Features

    • Strong literacy, math, and science programs, well-stocked classroom libraries, and the best elementary school library in the BPS
    • Specialist teachers in music, science, physical education, health, and communications
    • Creating leadership opportunities for students through junior activities coaches
    • Wellness program that includes physical education and health instruction
    • Before and after school program to help struggling students in a small-group setting
    • Weekly newsletter, the “Everett Owl,” to keep parents informed
    • Support staff for students who are struggling, including a counselor, speech therapist, and occupational therapist
    • Inclusion services and academic resource room support for students in all grades
    • Award-winning schoolyard and outdoor classroom.

    K-8 Pathway

    • Guaranteed assignment to the McCormack Middle School.

    Special academic programs

    • Inclusion services and academic resource room support for students in all grades

    Our partners

    • PWC, Horace Mann Insurance Company, Home for Little Wanderers, Greater Boston Jewish Coalition for Literacy, Open Circle, YMCA of Greater Boston, Strong Women Strong Girls, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts

    Before and after school programs in our building

    • Before school: on-site partnership with the YMCA; fee
    • After school to 6:00 p.m.: provided by the YMCA; includes homework support; fee. We also offer an Environmental Club.

School Data


  • Principal
    Karen Cahill

    71 Pleasant Street
    Dorchester, MA 02125

    Phone: 617-635-8779
    Fax: 617-635-8780

    School Hours
    9:30 am - 4:10 pm

    Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 2:10 p.m.

    Grades: K2-5
    Level: Elementary
    School Type: Traditional