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Esperanza Academy
198 Garden Street    
Lawrence, Massachusetts  01840  
Private/Independent School
Coed Day 5 8 60 students


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Employer Description
Esperanza Academy is a tuition-free, all-girls, middle school, built on justice and centered in joy. We celebrate, support, and inspire each student to embrace their brilliance. Our program empowers girls to redefine what is expected of them, to counter societal limitations, and to take on challenges that will positively impact the trajectory of their lives in Lawrence, MA and beyond. 
Diversity Mission Statement

Our Beliefs

1. We believe that learning and growth happen in a community of justice.

2. We believe that creating high-quality learning opportunities for students of color is anti-racist.

3. We believe that access to foundational and critical literacies in reading, writing, and math is a right.

4. We believe that building relationships breaks down walls and challenges bias.

5. We believe that music therapy supports social, emotional, and cognitive well-being.

6. We believe that honoring cultural wealth helps students thrive.

7. We believe that a long-term commitment to the educational journeys of our students helps them disrupt the cycle of poverty.

8. We believe in the power of community to support and lift our students and their families.

9. We believe that teachers are central to this work and we can’t do it without them.

10. We believe that there is immense power in being a girl.