Our Mission

At the Harvard-Kent we focus on the whole child: academics, health and wellness, and character. Our Mission is to be a well respected, academically excellent, warm, and nurturing urban school that cultivates a diverse community of children to become lifelong learners and leaders. 

What Makes Us Special?

  • Our Fruits and Vegetables Grant provides healthy snacks for every child, every day. 

  • Our students' academic gains are some of the highest in the city, earning us Level 1 Status.

  • We offer a daily enrichment block where students choose from a menu of exciting activities that extend their learning in new ways. 

  • We offer a variety of programs for diverse learners, including: Inclusion, General Ed, Sheltered English Immersion, and programs for children with special emotional and learning needs.

  • We have a gymnasium with two full-time gym teachers to ensure every student has physical education class at least once per week.

  • We have a full time science teacher with a dedicated science lab and outdoor classroom. Every student participates in special science instruction in our spacious science lab once per week, grades 4 & 5 have science twice per week.

  • All our students receive at least a half-year of music and a full year of visual arts and/or computers.

  • We have a brand new, state-of-the-art computer lab donated by the Boston Celtics.

  • The Harvard-Kent Leadership Scholarship: is an effort by local community leaders that has provided $1,000 college scholarships to two 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders for the past eleven years. 

Harvard Kent PRIDE 

Purpose

 

Come to school prepared to work hard and do your best. 

 

Responsibility

 

Take ownership of your learning. Make choices that respect and support our community. 

 

Individuality

 

Celebrate who you are. Embrace our differences and similarities. 

 

Determination

 

Believe in your ability to do well. Work through academic and personal challenges. Give your best everyday. 

 

Engagement

Actively participate in your learning with positivity and an open mind.

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