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2022-2023 Community Schools Afterschool Programs

By DHSP Community Schools

DHSP Community Schools Programs provide educational, cultural, social and recreational opportunities for Cambridge children in Junior Kindergarten through 5th grade.

This program runs during the school year.
Monday through Friday.

Ages: 3 to 11.

Grades Junior Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Request assistance

Contact

Roslyn Shoy
Division Head
rshoy@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6227

Application required

  • Specific dates

Community Schools Website (Application Posted 5/16)

Registration dates May 16 – June 3

The application will be available at this link on the morning of Monday, May 16

Cost

Contact us for more information.

Location

  • In-person only.

Amigos School

15 Upton St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Maraykanka

Riverside
Cambridgeport School

89 Elm Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Maraykanka

Cambridgeport and The Port
Fletcher-Maynard Academy

225 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Maraykanka

The Port
Graham & Parks School

44 Linnaean St
Cambridge, MA 02138
Maraykanka

Neighborhood 9
Haggerty School

110 Cushing Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Maraykanka

Strawberry Hill and West Cambridge
Kennedy-Longfellow School

158 Spring St.
Cambridge, MA 02141
Maraykanka

Cambridgeport, East Cambridge, and The Port
King Open School

850 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
Maraykanka

East Cambridge
MLK Community School

102 Putnam Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Maraykanka

Riverside
Morse School

40 Granite Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Maraykanka

Cambridgeport

Two addition locations for programming are:

  • Peabody School at 70 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140
  • Tobin Montessori School at 359 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139

Additional information

Community Schools programs are offered Monday-Friday during afterschool hours, school vacation weeks, and early release days. Children enjoy activities that enhance their learning, creative expression, and health while fostering a sense of community and social connections. Community Schools programs operate in every public elementary school.

http://www.cambridgema.gov/CommunitySchools

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be Cambridge residents or children of City of Cambridge employees.
  • Children must be entering Junior Kindergarten through 5th grade in September 2022.

Cost

  • Program cost is based on family income.

Timeline

  • Monday, May 16 – Friday, June 3, 2022: Community Schools Afterschool Programs Lottery application period.
    • Applications will be completed online through the City’s Viewpoint platform.  
    • Families who need help with their application can contact askdhsp@cambridgema.gov or 617-349-6200.
  • Week of June 27, 2022: Families will be notified of their child’s placement in a Community Schools Afterschool program or in the waiting pool
    • Notifications will be sent through email and the Viewpoint platform. Families can log into their Viewpoint account to check the status of their application at any time.

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