Capuano student at work

Academics

The Capuano Center's educational philosophy centers on providing students with extensive, varied, developmentally appropriate and fun learning opportunities that will help them grow intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally. The entire building is designed with early childhood in mind. Offered at the Capuano are the SMILE Pre-K Program, Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) for Pre-K students and Kindergarten classrooms.

Read our Frequently Asked Questions for parents and guardians of Capuano Students.

Some of the Learning Opportunities Offered at the Capuano School

  • Strong parent-teacher (home-school) connection 
  • Launch of Second Step social-emotional curriculum school-wide in 2016-2017
  • Raising a Reader Partnership loans books to students on a weekly basis to read with family at home 
  • Library/media center open extended morning and afternoon hours for independent reading 
  • Recognized by the Green Guide as one of the top Green Schools in the nation 
  • Child-friendly interpretive exhibits created by TERC installed through the facility 
  • State-of-the-art soccer and playground areas. 
  • Community schools runs an after school fee-for-service program that delivers safe, developmentally appropriate enrichment curriculum until 5:30pm. 
  • Partnership with Somerville Recreation delivers Art a la Cart and Children at Play after-school programs, and the Smart Sports Development program for Kindergarten families

School report card

The Capuano Center regularly reports demographic and student progress data to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). This data is used to develop the annual No Child Left Behind progress report card for the Capuano. The most current Report Card for the Capuano Early Childhood Center can be found online.

 

School Administration

Capuano Early Childhood Center (PK-K)
Principal Cheryl Piccirelli
150 Glen Street
Somerville, MA 02145
To report that your student will be absent, call 617-629-5480
Phone:
617-629-5480
Fax:
617-629-5481
School Hours
8:45am - 1:45pm
SMILE Pre-School
8:30am - 1:45pm
Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP)
8:10am - 2:35pm
Kindergarten
Free school breakfast served every morning at 7:30 AM