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Ralph L. Carrero

Assistant Superintendent

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Dr. Darshan Thakkar

Podcast (coming soon)


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Hali Castleman

School Sparks

Highlighting the sparks of achievements and innovation.
11 September 2023

A new national study from Stanford University of nearly 2 million charter public school students affirms charter students outperform peers at traditional public schools (TPS). Click on the Superintendent's "Memo" under my picture to download the entire document.

Un nuevo estudio nacional de la Universidad de Stanford de casi 2 millones de estudiantes de escuelas públicas charter afirma que los estudiantes charter superan a sus pares en las escuelas públicas tradicionales (TPS). Haga clic en el "Memo" del Superintendente debajo de mi imagen para descargar el documento completo.

06 September 2023

Keeping our little ones healthy and happy is our top priority! To ensure your children's well-being, let's work together to promote good hygiene habits. Please read our sickness protocol in English.

¡Mantener a nuestros pequeños sanos y felices es nuestra principal prioridad! Para garantizar el bienestar de tus hijos, trabajemos juntos para promover buenos hábitos de higiene. Por favor lea nuestro protocolo de enfermedad en español.

25 August 2023

We are excited to welcome all our students-- new and returning-- to school. 

18 August 2023

Eagerly waiting to welcome you.

04 August 2023

UNH Tech Camp. 

School Buildings

7 May Street/10 Railroad Street Lawrence, MA
(P) 978 258-6210/978 237-0628

Head of School
Megan Noonan(K-1/K-2)

Head of School
Andreina Croes(1-2)

LOWER SCHOOL (Grades 3-4)
34 West Street, Lawrence MA
(P) 978 689-9863

Head of School
Chloe Parcell

UPPER SCHOOL (Grades 5-8)
400 Haverhill Street, Lawrence, MA
(P) 978 738-0609

Head of School
Nicole Arpin

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