William McKinley School 90 Warren Ave, Boston, MA02116 Part of the Boston Public School system, the William McKinley School serves students with behavioral and emotional…More disabilities from kindergarten to grade 12. The school includes McKinley Elementary as well as McKinley South End Academy, which serves grades 6-12.
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.
Cathedral High School 74 Union Park St, Boston, MA02118 Sitting in the shadows of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, home to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, Cathedral…More High School provides a comprehensive education for students in grades 9-12. In recent years, Cathedral High School has boasted a perfect graduation rate with 100% of seniors continuing with post-secondary education. The Cathedral Middle School, which opened in the fall of 2010, is located on the top floor of the Union Park building, serving students in grades 7-8.
Joseph J. Hurley School 70 Worcester St, Boston, MA02118 The South End's smallest public elementary school, the Joseph J. Hurley School, offers small class sizes as well as a…More two-way bilingual immersion program that teaches native English and Spanish-speaking children to be fluent in both languages. Thanks to a $500,000 fundraising effort, the Hurley school also offers a state-of-the-art playground, plaza, amphitheatre, artificial turf soccer field and landscaped garden.
Cathedral of the Holy Cross 1400 Washington St, Boston, MA02118 The Cathedral of the Holy Cross is the mother church of the Roman Cathlolic Archdioses of Boston and holds daily mass,…More including services in English and Spanish. The Gothic-style cathedral was built in 1866 and can hold up to 1700 people. The Cathedral also operates a grammer school, middle school and high school in the South End. For a full mass schedule visit www.holycrossboston.com.
William E. Carter School 396 Northampton St, Boston, MA02118 The William E. Carter School offers an individualized education for students with intensive special needs, fostering…More growth in academic areas while also providing vocational training and community immersion programs. The school serves students from kindergarten through grade 12 and is staffed with one full-time nurse and a team of behavioral specialists and physical therapists. Attached to the school is a 16,540-square-foot sensory garden outdoor classroom, designed to create sensory appeal and learning motivation for students with disabilities.
Boston University Medical Campus 818 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA02118 The Boston University Medical Campus is comprised of the Boston University School of Medicine, the Goldman School of…More Dental Medicine and the Boston University School of Public Health. The BU Medical Campus is located within the Boston Medical Center, its primary teaching affiliate. Together, the three schools employ more than 1,000 faculty members and train a group of more than 3,000 medical students. Medical students and faculty care for patients at the Boston Medical Center and surrounding hospitals and clinics. The three schools place particular emphasis on caring for disadvantaged, underserved and indigent populations.
Cathedral Grammar School 960 Massachusetts Avenu, Boston, MA02118 Affiliated with the nearby Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Cathedral Grammar School offers elementary education to students…More in grades K-6. Students are taught traditional subjects such as math, english, science and social studies in addition to religion, computer technology, music and art and physical education. Peace games and guidance are also a focus at Cathedral Grammer School, which promises to nurture the whole child and "promote spiritual and social progress."
The Church of St. Augustine & St. Martin has served the South End and Roxbury for more than 100 years. Today,…More Sunday worship service continues in the Saint Martin's Chapel on Lenox Street, where the Rev. Evan Thayer leads the congregation each week at 9:30am.
The Church of St. Augustine & St. Martin also offers an after-school program called Learn@Lenox for elementary school children during the school year in collaboration with St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. During summer months, the church is home to B-SAFE, a day camp for elementary school children.
Boston Ballet Company 19 Clarendon St, Boston, MA02116 The Boston Ballet Company is a ballet school located in the Boston Center for the Arts complex. There are four locations…More but this one on Clarendon is the headquarters. Students of all ages can attend the school, though there are requirements for placement. The building has studios and lounges for the students as well as physical therapy rooms and weight rooms. There are seven studios in the building. Graduates have gone on to other prestigious ballet schools and performed in famous ballets all over the world.
City Year 287 Columbus Ave # End, Boston, MA02116 City Year is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping students throughout the country who are at risk of dropping…More out of school. It offers tutoring, mentoring and after-school programs led by recent college graduates who have been trained by the organization. This office is the Boston headquarters for the organization.