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Cambridge Public Schools
159 Thorndike Street    
Cambridge, Massachusetts  02141  
Public School District
Coed Day k 12 6400 students


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Overview of Cambridge Public Schools

CambridgePublic Schools, in partnership with our families and community, will provideall students with rigorous, joyful, and culturally responsive learning as wellas the social, emotional, and academic supports each student needs to achievetheir goals and post secondary success as engaged community members. CPSstudents and staff, as members of a learning organization engaged in continuousimprovement, will demonstrate a growth mindset and embrace risk taking andinnovation.

About7,000 students choose Cambridge Public Schools (CPS) each year, and our diversestudent enrollment continues to rise. Over 30% of CPS students speak a languageother than English at home, and over 65 languages are spoken by our families.Among the most common are Spanish, Haitian Creole, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali,Chinese, and Portuguese. Our Schools proudly embrace this diversity.

Thestructure of our school system supports the developmental growth of studentsover time. Twelve cozy elementary schools feed into five “Upper School”programs, bringing together enough students to allow for greater choice anddifferentiation without sacrificing the safe feeling of a relatively small environment.The Upper Schools then feed into one high school, the eclectic and innovativeCambridge Rindge and Latin School. 


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Diversity Mission Statement