Come see Aladdin - Thursday 4/4 at 6 pm Edison K8 School
_The Thomas Edison K8 School serves children in grades K1 through 8 in
an environment that is nurturing, engaging, and rigorous.
The Edison K8 School is committed to providing its students with a rigorous academic experience in a safe, nurturing atmosphere that creates a sense of belonging for students, families and staff. The Edison K8 is committed to harnessing the power of the arts as a way to drive student achievement.
students learn to read, write, compute and think through a high
expectations curriculum that includes academic and arts instruction
every day. The Edison School embraces the spirit of invention and
experimentation that were the hallmarks of Thomas Edison.
The Edison K8 School, part of the Boston Public Schools
district, serves approximately 850 students in ten grades from
pre-kindergarten to eight. It was formed in 2009 by the merger of the
Edison Middle School, Hamilton Elementary School, and Garfield
Elementary School. The school has a focus on the performing arts—drama,
music, and dance—and has partnerships with many area organizations,
including the PlayWorks, Boston College, City
Connects, Jackson Mann Community Center, Steppingstone Foundation, Peace First, and
UBS Financial Services. Students and their families come from over 65 different countries and speak more than 20 different languages. Of the
students the Edison serves, 83% qualify for subsidized lunch, 43% are
English language learners, and 22% have special needs. The school is
located at 60 Glenmont Road in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston.