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Students and families register at their neighborhood schools. For information on registering students please visit the student registration page.

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Capital Projects & Facilities Updates

For more information please view our facilities pages. To view our past MSBA projects see the Capital Planning page and to view our facility update history please view the Our Schools page.

Fast Facts

Student Enrollment

Enrollment:
5828



 

 

 

Gender:
Male, 50.4%
Female, 49.6%

 

 

 

Race/Ethnicity:
African American, 4.8%
Asian, 17.3%
Hispanic, 4.6%
Native American, 0.3%
Other, 1.4%
White, 71.6%

Plans of 2017 High School Graduates:
2 or 4 Year College, 91.2%
Other post-secondary, 3.4%
Work, 5.2%
Military, 0.2%

 

 


 

Employees & Expenditures

Student/Teacher Ratio:
14.4 to 1

Total Expenditure Per Pupil:
$14,112

Number of Teachers:
404


Please visit the DESE website to see how Braintree compares to other districts

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News & Media

Did you know?  Labor Day Edition

Labor Day

  • Was first observed in the late 1800s, at the height of the Industrial Revolution, when a parade/march was held to protest poor working conditions in the mills, factories and mines
  • Symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans

Enjoy your Labor Day weekend

We look forward to seeing our grade 1-12 students on Wednesday, September 5th and our Kindergarteners and Preschoolers on Monday, September 10th (don't forget, kindergarten story hour is September 6th)

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2018-2019 School Year Calendar

The 2018-2019 School Year Calendar has been updated based on a 6/18/18 School Committee vote.  The changes are as follows:

  • Friday, 9/7/18 – No School – Teacher Workshop Day
  • Monday, 9/10/18 – 1st Day of School for Kindergarten and Preschool (change from 9/7/2018)
  • Friday, 12/21/18 – 1/2 Day of School (Friday before the winter break)
  • Friday, 5/24/19 – 1/2 Day of School (Friday before Memorial Day)
  • Tuesday, 6/25/19 - Last day of School -this end date includes 5 snow days.  If no snow days are used, school will finish on 6/18/2019
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Ross Safety Reminder

If you must cross Hayward Street, please use the crosswalk at Hayward and Commercial Street. There are two crossing guards assigned there for your safety. If you are traveling east on Hayward on foot, there is also a crossing guard assigned to Howard and Hayward Street to support pedestrian traffic.

If you are driving to pick up your children, you may enter the Ross driveway before 2:45 and park in the west lot. Parking is not permitted at Hayward Market or Paul J. Rogan Co. for student pick up.

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