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Oakdale Elementary School
147 Cedar St, Dedham, MA 02026

The solid red brick Oakdale Elementary School overlooks Cedar Street from high atop a hill, and serves children inMore grades one through five.

The school has 14.3 teachers for every pupil and is one of four public elementary schools in the Dedham School District.

Riverdale Elementary School
143 Needham St, Dedham, MA 02026

Riverdale Elementary serves students in grades one through five. The school was built in 1921 with additions in 1930More and 1950.

The four objectives of the school are to improve student achievement; improve the physical look of the school and its ventilation; maintain communication between faculty and parents; and maintain a positive and safe school environment.

Rashi School
8000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham, MA 02026

The Rashi School is a private Jewish school serving children from kindergarten to eighth grade. 


The school's curriculum puts a major focus not only on the core school subjects and Judaism, but also on social justice.

The school shares a campus with NewBridge on the Charles and incorporates intergenerational studies into much of their curriculum.

The building in Dedham is Rashi's first permanent home after leasing various buildings over the years in neighboring towns.

Avery Elementary School
336 High St, Dedham, MA 02026
The Avery Elementary School opened in April 2012 and is one of four schools that teaches students in grades one throughMore five. The new building, roughly 61,000 square feet, is about twice as large as the former school. The school also features two playgrounds. The "cornerstone" of East Dedham can hold more than 300 students, and overlooks the Dedham High School athletic complex. Avery hosts a summer institute for students entering kindergarten through fifth grade. During the school year, students can participate in the After School Enrichment program.
Charles River YMCA Nursery School
674 High St, Dedham, MA 02026
Charles River YMCA Nursery School provides childcare. The School is located next to a Congressional Church on HighMore Street. Call for more information.
Academic Fun Pre-School Daycare
965 Washington St, Dedham, MA 02026
Unlike many daycare centers, this school places a particular emphasis on education and preparation for elementaryMore school. Parents are invited to consult with the school to design an individual curriculum to address each child's situation. Equal attention is paid to play and teacher interaction in an effort to provide a rich and nurturing atmosphere where physical, emotional and social development are fostered.
Little Sprouts
1100 High St, Dedham, MA 02026
This is one of ten locations operated by Little Sprouts organization in eastern Massachusetts. Little Sprouts strives toMore smooth the path to future academic success by providing a positive, happy and nurturing early school experience for children, beginning at infancy and continuing through kindergarten age. For school-age children the school provides after-school programs to assist with homework and cultivate problem-solving and social skills. Little Sprouts also offers full daycare during school vacation and snow days.
St. Paul's Nursery School
76 Church St, Dedham, MA 02026
St. Paul's Nursery School is a non-profit preschool that provides children between the ages of 2.9 and 5 with a chanceMore to experience life in a school environment. The school offers three and five-day programs during the week, allowing the children to socialize with one another, as well as to take part in a curriculum designed to stimulate their creative development. St. Paul's Nursery School does not require its students to be potty-trained; student applications can be downloaded on the website.
Avery Elementary School
123 High St, Dedham, MA 02026

Students in grades one through five in eastern Dedham attend Avery Elementary School, built in 1921.

AveryMore hosts a summer institute for students entering kindergarten through fifth grade. During the school year, students can participate in the After School Enrichment program.

In January 2010, voters chose to approve a measure to build a new elementary school on Pottery Lane, backing up to the rear of Dedham High School. The estimated $23.3 million project will build a 61,000 square foot building, more than 25,000 square feet bigger than the current school.

Dedham High School
140 Whiting Ave, Dedham, MA 02026

Home of the Marauders, Dedham High School is the only public high school in town and supports an enrollment of 786More students. The school offers a variety of courses from English to occupational and computer business courses. In addition to meeting course requirements, students must complete 40 hours of community service to graduate. The beginnings of DHS dates back to 1851, and moving forward to the opening of the Whiting Avenue school in 1959. While the school has undergone one addition in 1976 and a 1999 renovation of the library, most of the outside still reflects the original 1959 building.


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