Back to School / Back to School Guide
COVID-19 Health & Safety Information; Educator of the Year; Exam Schools; Externships; Surveys; Global Education; Green School Opportunities; Guide to the Boston Public Schools
Actived: 5 days ago
Guide to the Boston Public Schools / Resources for Families
(5 days ago) Boston Public Schools (BPS) Offices. MAIN NUMBER 617-635-9000. Adult Education and Evening High School 617-635-9300. Advancement (school and family support) 617-635-7750 Advancement (central office) 617-635-9660 Alternative Education 617-635-8035. Behavioral Health Services 617-635-9676. Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) 617-635-9446 Communications (media, website, and …
Guide to the Boston Public Schools / School Accountability
(5 days ago) Schools should have summaries of their plan to give parents and others who want to know the school’s plans. Schools should translate their summaries for the major language groups in their school. If you need help understanding your child’s school’s QSP, ask the principal to review it with you.
Guide to the Boston Public Schools / Guide to BPS for
(5 days ago) It has directories of contact information for our schools and offices, a checklist for solving problems, education resources for families, and the school-year calendar (inside the front cover). School-Based Rules: In addition to state and federal laws and the district’s Code of Conduct, each school has its own set of policies, approved by the
Guide to the Boston Public Schools / Promotion
(5 days ago) Boston Public Schools is reviewing its graduation requirements in order to better align them with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education expectations and the Massachusetts Core High School Program of Study. Elementary School - Grades 1-5. High School - Grades 9-12
2021 Federal Relief Funding / 07.30.21
(5 days ago) These supports will be provided to schools prior to the start of the school year. The projected spending was based on the plan we released in early July and was developed in partnership with students, teachers, families, school leaders, community members, and staff and guided by more than 30 public engagement sessions led by BPS staff and the Superintendent’s ESSER Commission.
Back to School / FAQ
(5 days ago) Schools are also encouraged to continue utilizing outdoor space for meals, as feasible.” Boston Public Schools is working with School Leaders to finalize their plans on a building by building basks. The planning includes a school-by-school review of the approach to lunch, a recommendation to have assigned seating during lunch to support
COVID-19 Health & Safety Information / Vaccine Information
(4 days ago) ASK A DOCTOR - COVID-19 VACCINE INFO SESSION Thank you for joining us - please watch the recording of this informative session! Now that children ages 5 and up are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Boston Public Schools hosted an information session for families. We were joined by public health officials from the Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Medical Center to answer your
BPS Welcome Services
(5 days ago) As members of Boston Public Schools (BPS) banded together as a community on our response, several aspects of our work had to be reconsidered, including the admissions process for the district’s three exam schools: Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School, and the John D. …
Secondary Schools / Secondary Schools
(7 days ago) Office of Secondary Schools. Our fundamental goal is to ensure that all our Secondary Schools will prepare every young person for post-secondary, career and lifelong success. We are in the process of redesigning students’ learning and experiences in all our 37 high schools and 4 educational programs. We provide customized interventions and
Guide to the Boston Public Schools / Health and Wellness
(5 days ago) The Boston Public Schools actively promotes the physical, social, and emotional wellbeing of all students to support both their healthy development and readiness to learn. BPS is: The BPS District Wellness Policy (HWD-01) is a road map to help schools with this plan. The policy includes comprehensive health education, healthy food and drinks
Salary Grids & Agreements
(7 days ago) The Boston Public Schools has approximately 14 bargaining units covering 10,000+ employees. The contracts for some of the Boston Public School's largest labor unions, as well as the Managerial Conditions of Employment, can be found below. Teachers and other BTU Members.
All Roles & Opportunities
(4 days ago) Central office and school administrative employees help to support schools as they continue the mission of Boston Public Schools. These careers include managers, administrative assistants, technology specialists, and various other positions throughout Boston Public Schools.
Boston Community Hub Schools / Boston Community Hub Schools
(5 days ago) Programs at the school are integrated and aligned with the school community's wants and needs. We grow together with Restorative & Healing practices. Learning reflects students' assets and draws on their strengths. There is a Community Hub School staff member to support our school community to transfer power to the people.
BPS Welcome Services / Exam Schools Tier Map
(5 days ago) BPS Welcome Services / Exam Schools Tier Map. Beginning with the SY22-23 admissions cycle, exam school invitations will be allocated using straight rank within 8 socioeconomic tiers. Each tier receives approximately the same number of invitations. Boston Public Schools Exam Schools Admissions Policy.
Guide to the Boston Public Schools / Student Engagement
(5 days ago) Every Boston public middle and high school (including district schools, exam schools, and all alternative, pilot, and in-district charter schools) must have a written student engagement policy documenting opportunities for students to assume leadership roles within classrooms and the broader school community, as stated in the BPS 7 Essentials of Whole School Improvement.
Office of the Superintendent
(5 days ago) Students and families deserve predictable educational pathways that start in K0 and continue through high school. We are reviewing grade configurations to limit transitions for students and investing in all of Boston’s comprehensive high schools to offer opportunities in rigorous academics, athletics, arts, and co-curricular programming.
COVID-19 Health & Safety Information / Ventilation / Air
(5 days ago) For our schools with HVAC systems, we are replacing MERV-13 filters in accordance with regular building system maintenance. Schools will follow CDC guidance to promote appropriate air flow in classrooms by opening windows and utilizing fans - fans have been distributed to …
Adult Education / Adult Education
(6 days ago) For over 140 years, Boston Public Schools has responded to adults in need of education and has recognized that parent and family involvement is critical to the success of every child’s education. To improve learning for all children, educational opportunities are made available for parents and other adults in the community. We provide basic
Universal Pre-K Boston / Crispus Attucks
(5 days ago) 105 Crawford Street, Dorchester, MA 02121. At Crispus Attucks Children's Center, we nurture and care for each child individually, helping them grow up strong and smart. Every day, our trained teachers guide children through a range of multi-sensory activities that help …
Special Education / Office of
(4 days ago) A number of Boston Public Schools offer services to students with significant disabilities. These programs range in enrollment from 6 to 10 students. Three special schools serve students with disabilities: the Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the Carter Development Center for students with significant cognitive delays, and
Student and Community Impact / Student and Community Impact
(7 days ago) The Office of Social Work in Boston Public Schools aims to ensure that all Boston Public School students and families have access to high-quality social workers to provide critical direct services to students and families and interrogate systems at the schools and district levels to ensure these are aligned to CLSP and antiracism.
Guide to the Boston Public Schools / The Code of Conduct
(5 days ago) Every school must follow the Boston Public Schools Code of Conduct. The Code lists rules that all students are expected to follow. If school-based rules conflict with the Code of Conduct, the Code applies. The 2016 Code of Conduct emphasizes preventive and positive approaches that include instructive and restorative approaches to behavior.
Upper Campus / Uniform Policy
(5 days ago) Boston Public Schools Dress Code Policy: “Student dress and overall appearance should foster a positive and productive environment, reflecting pride in one's self as well as our school. If it is determined that a student's dress may detract from the academic experience and learning environment at the Henderson, then the student will be
School Listings / Alternative
(5 days ago) Boston Public Schools offer a variety of alternative education programs and services for middle school and high school students who are not succeeding in a traditional school setting. The programs offer intensive support services and different approaches to learning.
Food and Nutrition Services / My Way Café
(5 days ago) A full fresh fruit and salad bar is also available daily, and milk is served at both meals. My Way Café serves delicious meals, cooked with whole, real, and nutritious ingredients in our beautiful kitchens. Our staff works hard each day to deliver enticing meals that make our students smile. The student is at the center of our service model
Guide to the Boston Public Schools / Special Programs
(5 days ago) The Boston Public Schools provides home and hospital instruction for students who must remain at home or in a hospital setting, or a combination of both, for at least 14 school days in any school year. Before a student can receive these services, a licensed physician must complete a state form, which can be obtained from your child’s school
Grants and External Funding
(5 days ago) The Boston Public Schools has internal controls in place to assure that all grant funds are compliantly being used to best serve students, teachers, schools, and departments. All grants managed by the Office of Grants and External Funding comply with the Uniform Grant Guidance.
Academics / JROTC
(5 days ago) JROTC @ C.A.S.H. The Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a program offered to high schools that teaches students character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, and diversity. It is a cooperative effort between the Army and the high schools to produce successful students and citizens, while fostering in each
Tools & Systems / Hub & ESS
(5 days ago) The Hub & ESS. The Hub and ESS (Employee Self Service) are the main employee systems for the City of Boston. Employee records, including financial and human capital, are managed within the Hub and all staff can access their personal information using ESS. Staff can also reset their BPS password directly using the "Forgot Password" link on ESS
Health and Wellness / Empowering Teens Through Health
(5 days ago) Empowering Teens Through Health (ETTH) is a CDC Division of Adolescent School and Health (DASH) funded program looking to improve adolescent health through the implementation of sexual health education, promoting access to key sexual health services, and fostering safe and supportive environments for all students.
Evaluation & PD Platform / Vector
(5 days ago) OUR SCHOOLS. BPS Office of Human Capital; Vector Evaluations+ and PD Tracking (formerly TeachPoint) is BPS' evaluation and professional development (PD) platform. Currently, teachers, administrators, and some managerial employees use it for evaluations. All staff can browse PD opportunities, track in-district credits or submit to host a course.
Equity / Accommodations
(5 days ago) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, such as seeing, hearing, walking, or lifting; has a record of such an impairment; or. is regarded as having such an impairment. Accommodations are available for individuals who fit either of the first two categories.
Equity / Anti-Racism
(5 days ago) BPS Racial Equity Toolkit. It is the top priority of the Boston Public Schools to provide equity, access, and opportunity for every student while eliminating opportunity and achievement gaps. Research indicates that racial disparities exist in virtually every key indicator of …