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Welcome to Waltham Public Schools! We serve more than 5,600 students from diverse backgrounds with courses and activities designed to prepare them for success in the 21st Century. Our vision is to provide a world-class education to ALL students by developing their heads, hearts, hands, and voices, and to inspire them to become critical thinkers, problem-solvers, designers, builders, innovators and social entrepreneurs who make contributions to our diverse communities, nation, and global world. We strive to be the first choice of all families in the wonderful #OneWaltham community!

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Pooled Testing Information is available on our Reopening Hub at this link.

COVID-19 Pooled Testing Program
February 24, 2021
Attention Families. Waltham Public Schools is offering a COVID-19 pooled testing program. This program is being offered to school districts through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Participation is optional and open to all students who are currently learning in-person and to those students who will begin in-person learning in March. WSO students are not eligible. Please read for additional important information about this program.
Health Assisting Program Receives Final Approval
November 11, 2020
Mr. Michael Grace, Director of the Career & Technical Education Department; Mr. Paul Maoirano, Waltham High Principal; and Dr. Brian Reagan, Waltham Schools Superintendent, are excited to share with the Waltham Community that our Health Assisting Program has received final approval from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to be certified as a Ch.74 vocational program. This multi-year process included numerous submissions of supporting documentation, meetings, and inspections by both DESE as well as the Department of Public Health (DPH). For more details about this important program, please read the press release in its entirety.
Adult Learning Center Waltham - FREE Classes
August 28, 2020
The Middlesex Community College Adult Learning offers FREE classes for adult learners interested in improving their basic academic skills and / or preparing for the HiSET, GED, further education, job training or better employment. This fall, The Adult Learning Center will hold classes online and will include live, interactive sessions taught by instructors as well as independent work done by students outside of class time.
Virtual Forum for Families
August 21, 2020
The Waltham Public Schools will host a virtual forum for families focusing on special education programming on Tuesday, August 25 at 7:00pm. If your child receives special education services, we hope you will attend. Please read this important announcement in its entirety for more details and for translation. Thank you.
Immunization Requirements for All Students
August 20, 2020
In a letter to the Waltham Community, Superintendent Brian Reagan and Director of Health Services Patricia McCaffrey reiterate the importance of wearing masks, physical distancing, and practicing hand hygiene, Also highlighted in their letter is the requirement that all students receive a flu vaccine before December 31st. For more details, please read this important letter in its entirety translated in Spanish, Haitian Creole, and Portuguese.

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