HARVARD-KENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
A Level 1 Boston Public School
INSPIRING A LIFELONG LOVE OF LEARNING
Our Mission is to be a well respected, academically excellent, warm, and nurturing urban school that cultivates a diverse community of children to become lifelong learners and leaders.
Our students show remarkable learning gains every year.
Our teachers work together to constantly improve teaching & learning.
A well-rounded education includes time for enrichment.
Students get exercise daily to boost mood and brain function.
Children thrive with outdoor learning & extra science classes.
We provide healthy snacks and wholesome meals.
Students demonstrate PRIDE in our school and in themselves.
We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive school.
We help students build problem-solving and collaboration skills.
We are proud to have one of the most racially diverse student bodies in Boston Public Schools.
23% African American
We serve 524 students in
Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5.
The Harvard-Kent is one of only 21 Level 1 schools in Boston Public Schools (out of 125 schools - we are in the top 18% of all Boston Public Schools).
In 2016, we were named a Level 1 school (top designation) by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education because we are meeting our gap-narrowing goals.
Composite Performance Index (CPI) measures that include our students' ongoing growth and progress are higher than the Boston Public Schools' average in English Language Arts, Math, and Science. We are within two points of the state average in Math.
We are proud to serve students with diverse learning needs and backgrounds.
56% First language not English
47% English Language Learners
21% Students with Disabilities
91% High Needs
75% Economically Disadvantaged
Purpose, Responsibility, Individuality, Determination, and Engagement