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Neighborhood House Charter School
21 Queen Street    
Dorchester, Massachusetts  02122  
Charter School
Coed Day pre-k 10 650 students


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Neighborhood House combines rigorous and engaging academicswith extensive social/emotional programming to help all childrensucceed.  We strive to develop scholars who embrace effort, seekknowledge, act thoughtfully, and commit to the common good.  Many children come to us with significantchallenges.  We don’t give up on them.  Our goal is that all of ourstudents thrive at Neighborhood House, graduate from high school, and pursuepost-secondary education on the path to life success. We hire teachers whoreflect these values and we welcome those who mirror the diversity of ourstudent body.


Passionate commitment to urban education;

Belief that every child can be successful, no matter whattheir background;

Belief that education and hard work are the keys to lifesuccess;

Belief in two messages, simultaneously, in balance: “We loveyou” and “We have the highest expectations of you – and you can and will meetthem”;

Belief that the best learning happens through experiencesthat are both rich and structured;

Belief that problems are hurdles, not roadblocks, and thatthere is a solution if you are willing to work harder, smarter, and morecreatively;

Belief that teachers must learn and influence socialemotional strengths of all children in and out of the classroom;

Desire to continually reflect and grow as an educatorthrough professional development, peer feedback, and observation;

Belief in a school community where students, families,teachers, and school leaders demonstrate accountability, flexibility, humor,effort, responsibility, respect, and hope.

Neighborhood HouseCharter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment freefrom discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin,pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status,ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, politicalaffiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required bystate and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation againstindividuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate inan equal opportunity investigation.

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