We are an Effective Practice Pilot School where students are taught in fully inclusive classrooms. Teachers are dual-certified in regular and special education with extensive training in literacy, math investigations and character education. Through creative allocation of funding and commitment of caring partners, each classroom is staffed by two or more adults, resulting in a very low student-to-teacher ratio.
Carolyn Allston, Principal
Ms. Allston has demonstrated culturally sustaining practices in all aspects of her work, instructionally and in her collaboration with families. She has served as a school administrator at the Harvard-Kent Elementary School, as well as a special education and general education teacher at the Dearborn STEM Academy.
A Boston native, she attended Boston Latin Academy for middle school and high school. She brings with her a keen knowledge of the district and its schools, along with profound empathy for teachers and the work we do in schools each day.
Ms. Allston has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Hampton University in Virginia and a Master’s in Education from UMass Boston.