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
    • A wellness program that includes physical education and health instruction
    • Before and after school program to help struggling students in a small-group setting
    • A 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

    Before and after school programs in our building

    • Before school: an 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.


  • 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: 1:40 p.m.

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