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4-8 & Ungraded
Public charter
Marblehead, MA
Students enrolled: 230

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17 Lime St
Marblehead, MA 01945

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(781) 631-0777
(781) 631-0500
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Map of Marblehead Community Charter Public School address.

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June 22, 2014
This school walks the walk. This is a very welcoming environment that encourages kids to be their best. With the students responsible for recycling, a school garden that is used in lunches, community service, enrichment classes, exhibition nights and an outstanding staff and principal. There is nothing lacking and my boys loved this school.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2013
Great school! My son loves this school. My wife and I love this school. We love everything about it-Head of School, teachers, curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2012
Mu daughter just graduated from charter . Over the years Charter encourage her to be responsable member of her comunity .

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2012
MCCPS failed to meet 25% of the state's anti-bullying plan. There were problems at the school with bullying

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 27, 2010
MCCPS is a school the engages kids in the experience of learning. They work together enthusiastically, treat each other with respect, and contribute to their community regularly. MCCPS is a wonderful school for parents, too!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 27, 2010
Song Lyrics to Marblehead Community Charter Public School Song Written by Jack Krivit (Student Age 11) and John Krivit (Parent) The Marblehead Community Charter Public School Jack Krivit and John Krivit 8/30/09 C C7 Back in Nineteen ninety five F C That s when our school first came alive C G7 The Marblehead Community Charter Public School C C7 From the fourth grade to the Eighth F C Everybody takes their place at the C G7 C C7 Marblehead Community Charter Public School F C C7 In this big wacky building reconfigured as a school F G7 Serving students from the North Shore who want learning to be cool C C7 F C We are armed with a charter community is the rule C G7 C At the Marblehead Community Charter Public School C C7 F C A diverse population in this broad community C G7 At the Marblehead Community Charter Public School C C7 F C With a challenging curriculum and curiosity C G7 C C7 At the Marblehead Community Charter Public School F C C7 To sustain our school s mission well we have a head of school F G7 Who puts on three exhibitions every year a learning tool C C7 F C Together students parents and the whole community is the rule C G7 C C At the Marblehead Community Charter Public School C G7 C F C At the Marblehead Community Charter Public School

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 27, 2010
MCCPS is a great school for anyone seeking a well rounded education. It services grades 4 through 8 and is located in the small community of Marblehead, Massachusetts. It is community based and students are motivated to achieve as engaged learners. I have been a reading teacher here since the school opened in 1995. Parents, teacher and students are highly involved and work as a community. It's the best!!!!

- submitted by a teacher
October 26, 2010
There is a spirit and energy at the school that enhances student learning, self esteem, and appreciation of individual learning styles and talents. The project based curriculum and evidence based assessments makes learning a real life experience. Staff partner with parents through on-going communication in a variety of formats, which enhances community support and cooperation. Smiles and cheerfulness abound year-round at MCCPS.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 20, 2010
We as parents truly appreciate that our children are in an enviorment that supports non-traditional learners within the classroom. Through Marblehead Charter's approach, we have seen our son go from nearly failing to working above his grade level. Willingly and independently! Amazing staff, amazing teachers, amazing school!

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2010
Individuality is really respected and celebrated, which in turn fosters a love of school and learning

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 19, 2010
Children are empowered, responsible, motivated, and learning in an environment they can call their own. Children love to be there and parents are an integral part of the holistic learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2010
great school, great people, kids have lots of fun learning. very community orientated

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2010
MCCPS is a very special place, and the best school I have ever seen. The curriculum and approach is structured in a holistic way that shows the interconnectedness of all subjects, and its practical applicability to life and the world, in a way that no other school (to my knowledge) does.

- submitted by a community member
June 23, 2010
Fantastic and highly above average educational environment! An unforgettable school that has made a lasting and positive impression.

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2010
Great academic programs (especially ALEKS and Rosetta Stone) and teachers! Kids are happy there and love this school. You can communicate any teacher or principal any time by email. My daughter feels lucky she got enrolled to this phenomenal school two years ago.

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2010
The Marblehead Community School (MCCPS) is an outstanding school for my son. He has prospered and thrived. He has been challenged, supported, and appreciated. The project-based curriculum crafted and taught by caring and able faculty has provided him with opportunities to demonstrate his understanding and to create new meanings for himself. The faculty and staff are first-rate folks who genuinely care about each student everyday. It is a true pleasure to have our son at MCCPS.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2010
Once you go Charter, you never go back! Here are some reasons: fresh, healthy meals; hearing 'yes, or why not' when I approach teachers and administrators; open door policy; homework that makes sense in manageable amounts; longer academic blocks of time allowing kids to really chew on the material; cutting edge technology that keeps the kids learning to their fullest potential (ALEKS & Rosetta Stone); kids contribute in all aspects of the school like meal service, gardening, cleaning, governing; individualized academic challenges specific to the skill level of the students; small population so all the adults know all the kids and everything that's going on; open communication which utilizes a fabulous website, email, calendar, etc; Exhibition nights when the kids shine while presenting their work to the community; and a leadership that constantly demonstrates its commitment to do better every day.

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2008
Excellent School! We have extracurricular activities every day! And our Acedemic Director is sooooo nice I give this school 5/5 on everything

- submitted by a student
no rating August 28, 2008
outstanding !!! in everything very happy with everybody also children loves the school

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2008
I thought long and hard about what I wanted my childrens education to consist of over and above the 'american standards' that are mandated. MCCPS supplies just about all of the factors I was looking for. Their approach to fitness and nutrition is terrific. Understanding community and learning to be accountable for ones self are covered too, there are many wonderful reasons to consider MCCPS. My 3 children and I feel very lucky to be a part of this great school part of this great school. My 3 children love to go to school

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2008
Great school. M kids have learned alot and have a great experience every day at MCCPS. Many parents SHOULD consider MCCPS a school for their kids.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2007
There are some serious problems at MCCPS. Parents considering this school should be sure to look closely and listen evaluate the administrative leaders and teachers. Some of the teachers have been outstanding role models for my child while others have caused our family great pain.

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2007
'MCCPS is the best school that I could ever dream of in my whole imagination! said my 4th grader with pride and enthusiasm. He and his brother love Charter. 'Exhibition is a great way for me to become more confident and show my parents what I've been doing and that I have the confidence to speak publicly about what I've learned.' He loves the way learning is organized into integrated units of study - everything is connected to everything else. Instead of gym class, there are 2- 30 minute recesses when he can play football with the older kids. He can also choose to learn yoga, tennis, or dance. My 6th grader says, 'The classes are challenging, interesting, and usually fun. I'm never bored, and I've learned a lot.' They agree that MCCPS works them hard, but they love going to school. What else could I want for my boys?

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
My daughter has been there since the 5th grade and on the overall has been a good experience. The only two drawbacks to this school is the lack of extracurricular activities, and the three heavy exhibitions that the school holds. The kids become too stressed out over these exhibitions because most of their grades rely on the final product of these exhibitions, whereas it seems that all their other work is overlooked.

- submitted by a parent
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Marblehead Community Charter Public School
17 Lime St, Marblehead, MA  01945
(781) 631-0777
Last modified Marblehead Community Charter Public School is a Charter school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Marblehead Community Charter Public School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top