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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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Free Meals for Kids / Comidas Gratis para Niños!

Starting June 29, free meals will be available for children and youth.

Summer meals are provided free of charge to children under the age of 18. No registration or ID is required.

Read additional information about the Free Meals for Kids program in English and en Español.


Welcome Lex Mathews, Whittemore’s Interim Principal for the 2020-2021 School Year
June 24, 2020
Please join Interim Superintendent George Frost and Incoming Superintendent Brian Reagan in welcoming Alexander “Lex” Mathews to Whittemore Elementary School as Interim Principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Mr. Mathews comes to this position with several years of experience as a building leader at multiple levels. Mr. Mathews’ official start date is July 1, and in the coming weeks he will work closely with Principal Stephen Duffy to facilitate the hiring of a new assistant principal for Whittemore Elementary School. Please read Mr. Frost's and Mr. Reagan's letter in it's entirety.
Music Private Lessons Program
June 17, 2020
Online Registration for the Music Private Lesson Program is now available. Please read the application for additional information about registration and start dates.
Letter to the Community in Support of Racial Justice
June 9, 2020
Please read this important letter to the Waltham Community from Interim Superintendent Mr. George Frost, Incoming Superintendent Dr. Brian Reagan, and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Liz Homan. This letter addresses racial justice, how WPS condemns racism in all forms, and the need to not let these convictions go unspoken. The letter emphasizes that as educators, it is imperative we name and recognize our unique responsibility to act as allies for our communities of color, particularly in a community as diverse as Waltham, with citizens who proudly belong to so many international and local ethnicities, religions, language backgrounds, and other identities. Please read the letter in its entirety.
Senior Awards Night
June 3, 2020
Please join the WPS Community in our virtual Senior Awards Night event. The Margaret M. Nolan Memorial Scholarship and Award ceremony will be broadcast on Thursday, June 4 at 7:00 pm. Please read for details on how you can watch the live ceremony.
A Letter from Interim Superintendent Frost to the Waltham Community
March 5, 2020
In a letter to the Waltham Community, Interim Superintendent George Frost provides important updates and reassurance regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in our school community. Please read Mr. Frost's letter in its entirety in English and en Español.

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WPS -- Vacations & Holidays - Rediker


Sep 01, 2020 12:00 AM to Sep 02, 2020 12:00 AM
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WPS -- Vacations & Holidays - Rediker


Sep 04, 2020 12:00 AM to Sep 05, 2020 12:00 AM
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