Salem School of Music 3 Pleasant St, Salem, MA01970 Salem School of Music is a satellite music school affiliated with the Marblehead School of Music. The school offers…More budding musicians a music education curriculum, including private and semiprivate lessons, summer camps, and workshops. Performances also take place at the school. A full calendar of upcoming events and programming dates is available online.
Salem Public Schools is the administrative body for all of Salem's public schools, which include the Early Childhood…More Center, Bentley, Bates, Carlton, Horace Mann, Nathaniel Bowditch, Saltonstall and Witchcraft Heights elementary schools, as well as Collins Middle School and Salem High School. Dr. William Cameron currently serves as superintendent of the district.
The Greenhouse School is a private year-round school founded in 1983 by Patricia Jennings-Welch. It is located near…More Salem State College.
Rooted in the traditions of Montessori, Waldorf, and the teachings of Piaget, its founder was an early education specialist.
The stimulating environment includes a summer and after school program.
For Kids Only Afterschool 244 Essex St, Salem, MA01970 Located in downtown Salem, For Kids Only Afterschool is the administrative hub for 17 after-school daycare programs…More located on the North Shore - one of which, The Bates School, is in Salem. The program plans to expand its reach, seeking to open up additional after-school care programs in Salem's public schools for the 2010 - 2011 year. Aside from offering after-school care, For Kids Only Afterschool also hosts an annual summer camp based out of The Peabody Line Church.
The Camp Fire after-school program at Horace-Mann Elementary School offers children a place to socialize and learn…More once school is over for the day. This is one of four after-school programs run through Camp Fire. It places a unique emphasis on teaching students how to engage with technology utilizing the school's access to iMac software and its relationship with Salem State University.
The program upholds Campfire's broader mission to teach students how to build friendships and positive relationships with classmates. Although the Horace-Mann unit is only available during the school year, Camp Fire is open throughout the summer for day-camp programs.
Kids at Horace Mann Laboratory School live by the slogan: "The world is our lab." Located on the Salem State…More University campus, Horace Mann, currently headed by Principal Kevin Andrews, has been in existence since 1896.
In addition to focusing on innovative literacy, technology and mathematics, elementary school-aged children at Horace Mann participate in a number of art and music programs and often have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and students at Salem State University. Community service and other educational-enrichment opportunites are available during the school day and after school. Parents are invited to participate on the School Council and keep up to date on the latest news via Horace Mann's monthly newsletter.
Salem Academy Charter School is a fully accredited, privately run public school. Covering grades 6 - 12, Salem is…More required to provide traditional education, but it focuses on community service: Students learn about an issue, brainstorm and then come up with solutions.
The school offers traditional extracurricular activities, including sports, student government (for service learning), Mock Trial, theater and more.
Bertram Field 29 Highland Ave, Salem, MA01970 Bertram Field is the home turf of the Salem Witches -- Salem High School's football team. The field is equipped…More with lights for night games. Bleachers and restrooms are available to fans during game-time. A track encircles the field, which is located behind Collins Middle School and the administrative offices for Salem Public Schools.
The Phoenix School 89 Margin St, Salem, MA01970 Founded in 1981, the Phoenix School is a private school for students from pre-K through 8th grade, focusing on a…More multi-disciplinary curriculum and public service. Students take advantage of downtown Salem's historic sites and public amenities. Summer enrichment programs are also available.
Camp Fire After School Care 211 Lafayette St, Salem, MA01970 Located in the Saltonstall School, Camp Fire After School Care offers affordable child care to families of all income…More ranges. Low income families are eligible to apply for discounted rates. After school, children participate in both indoor and outdoor activities, such as completing homework, playing outside on the jungle gym and creating shaving cream art on cafeteria tables. Camp Fire also hosts a variety of annual events. This year, Camp Fire will celebrate its 100th year anniversary with a fire lighting program.
Witchcraft Heights Elementary School (WHES) is led by Principal Mark Higgins. The WHES family prides itself on…More providing pupils with the best, well-rounded foundation possible. The school has been recognized for excellence in literacy within the district. In addition to language arts, math and science instruction, it offers enrichment programs, including a guest reader series, basketball and after-school programs through the Boys and Girls Club and the YMCA.
Parents are encouraged to help as volunteers or through work with the PTO, which supports the school by organizing fund-raisers and pupil enrichment activities.
Saltonstall School 211 Lafayette St, Salem, MA01970 At Saltonstall School, students in kindergarten through eighth grade attend classes year-round, with week-long vacations…More interspersed with six-week class sessions. Headed by Principal Julie Carter, Saltonstall adheres to a system in which students are with their teachers for two years. Saltonstall prides itself in providing students with a well-rounded formative education. The school stresses the importance of celebrating a child's strengths by recognizing different "intelligences." In addition to traditional school subjects, Saltonstall students also learn the importance of developing social, environmental, artistic and emotional intelligence. Parents are encouraged to participate at regular School Council meeetings.
In addition to providing traditional instruction, Collins Middle School works to prepare students in grades 6-8 with…More the skills they need to succeed outside of school. Students and teachers are organized in units known as "wharfs" and "clusters," which provide students the opportunity to bond in smaller groups.
In addition to English, foreign languages, science and math, students receive instruction in art, music, physical education and life skills. F.E.D. Up!, a committee comprised of members of the staff as well as the student body, is an internal organization dedicated to facilitating cooperation, kindness, responsibility and fairness in the school community. Mary Manning currently serves as principal at Collins.
Bertram Field, home of the Salem High School Witches, is located behind Collins.