Students living in Framingham attend elementary through high school in the Framingham Public School District. The district includes:
- One PK-K school;
- Eight K-5 schools;
- Three 6-8 schools; and
- One 9-12 school.
The Framingham Public School District offers the Building Learning Opportunities for Children’s Kindergarten Success, also known as B.L.O.C.K.S., at the George P. King Building (454 Water Street) and Framingham High School. The program offers half-day, full-day and extended care options for students preparing to enter Kindergarten in the Framingham Public School District.
School-age children living in Framingham may also attend the Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School (6-8), a regional charter school. Admittance to McAuliffe, an Expeditionary Learning school, is based on a public lottery. Preference may be giving to siblings of current students, as well as families from Framingham, Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Marlborough, Natick, Southborough and Sudbury.
The Joseph P. Keefe Technical High School (9-12) is a regional vocational high school open to public school students from Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton and Natick. The school offers fifteen Career and Technical Programs.
It’s important that prospective residents contact the district to confirm attendance, boundaries, availability, and policies.
The Framingham Public School District will begin administering the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment spring 2016. All students in grades 3 through 8 will be required to take the PARCC for English language arts (ELA) and math. The district will continue to administer the ELA, math and science testing under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) for students in grades 5, 8 and 10. To search test results, visit parcconline.org.
Private schools in Framingham
Happy Hollow School; PK-K; nonsectarian, 39 students
Marian High School; 9-12; Catholic; 300 students
Metro West Jewish Day School; K-7; Jewish; 53 students
New River Academy; 9-12; nonsectarian; 9 students
Reed Academy; 3-12; nonsectarian; 23 students
St. Bridget School; PK-8; Catholic; 274 students
Summit Montessori School; PK-5; nonsectarian; 81 students
The Brighton School; nonsectarian; 41 students
The Learning Center For The Deaf; PK-12; nonsectarian; 207 students
Wayside Academy; 7-12; nonsectarian; 28 students
State Ranking/ # of Schools
B.L.O.C.K.S. Preschool @ King
Charlotte A. Dunning
Miriam F. McCarthy
Mary E. Stapleton
Framingham Public School District (508) 626-9117)Information for the table above is from Schooldigger.com