William Blackstone Elementary School 380 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA02118 William Blackstone Elementary School is a K-5 school attached to the Blackstone Community Center in the South End.…More Designated as an underperforming school by the state in 2010, Blackstone has undergone dramatic changes, including revamping its curriculum, hiring new teachers and bringing new leadership to the sprawling brick school. Many students at Blackstone Elementary hail from several nearby public housing complexes and more than half are not proficient in English.
Blackstone Community Center 50 W Brookline St, Boston, MA02118 Blackstone Community Center offers a wide range of programs for youth, children, teens and families. It offers fitness…More programs, sports activities, summer programs, swimming, performing arts as well as adult education. It also offers after-school programs. Check the main website for a full schedule or for details on getting involved.
Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church 419 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA02118 Saint Stephen's is a welcoming Epsicopal Church located across the street from Blackstone Elementary School and…More Blackstone Square. As part of its mission, Saint Stephen's encourages service work through a wide range of ministries in the community. Youth programs include the B-READY after-school program, the B-SAFE summer program for elementary and middle school students and the Saint Stephen's Place of Opportunity for Teens, known as The SPOT, which offers part-time jobs to teens year-round. Sunday services are held at 10:30am in Spanish and English. Children are welcome.