JOSIAH QUINCY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Go back
885 WASHINGTON ST
BOSTON, MA 02111
Visit this school's website
Phone: 617-635-8497
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 6
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Boston Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 14:1
  • Students/Grade: 137.7
  • Number Students: 826
  • Number Teachers: 58
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 10126
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Simon Ho
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (14 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (10 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 2
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-09-17
    "This school has excellent academic standards and rigor -- as well as and an opportunity for kids to partake in a variety of Physical Education modes - including swimming from 2nd Grade up."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-13
    "My wife and I are parents of a K2 student now at the JQS, and we couldn't be happier. Our son had been in Montessori pre-school programs, and we were concerned with how he would handle the transition. In short, the experience has been great. The facilities and programs at the JQS are excellent. We've been very happy with how our child has responded in the classroom, and proud of his participation in the school's impressive orchestra program. Art and Mandarin language classes have also been great. Great kids, involved parents and a committed faculty lead by very dynamic principal who truly wants to see the school grow and succeed."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-02
    "The Josiah Quincy Elementary School is an amazing school providing an terrific education for students. When my daughter was there from Kindergarden to Grade 5, she had a great time with her friends which was great influence. Compare to a lot of other schools in the district or around the city, JQS is one of the best schools possibly. Her teachers paid attention to her and made sure that there was no peer pressure or much bullying happening at the school. There's also many special enrichment activities such as swimming for Grade 2 and up, taught by professionally trained trainers. There's also club every Friday for 5th graders and also, many other after school programs such as Girls Scout. There was always involvement with the parent and teacher meetings, and the principal was always being a good role model and greeting the teacher after school and in the morning. Honestly, this is one of the best schools in Boston. My daughter felt fine fitting in, even with moving from Bilingual to Advance Work Class for 4th and 5th graders. Lastly, there's also shows for Chinese New Year, Christmas, etc. Great learning experience! If you're planning on moving to this district, pick JQS!"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-24
    "I attended this school from K2-5 and I have to say, I thank this school for where I am right now. The teachers are very nice and caring, and I felt like family at this place for 6 years. The school is separated into 2 schools, the elementary and upper(middle/high school). Most of the students from the elementary school move on to the Upper. I can't say much about my JQUS experience compared to my JQES experience since I attended for one year before attending an exam school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-08-09
    "There are 2 different schools The Josiah Quincy Elementary and the Josiah Quincy Upper School. I don't have experience with the JQS Upper School but the Josiah Quincy Elementary School is an excellent school! The teachers are caring, supportive and informative. They appear to work very hard from what I see in their classrooms, at school events, in the work coming home and in the progress I see with my child's learning. I found the teachers I have known there to be talented at teaching and motiving kids. They seem to understand that all kids are different and they both challenge and support. My kids looked forward to going to school every day. The school also offers great before and after school enrichment classes like sports, gymnastics, art, music, and yoga. It has Advanced Work program available to some students for grades 3,4,5 too, which is even more challenging compared to their already tough regular academic programs. It's a great school."
    Page 1 of 2
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Kathleen Platt
    CENTURY 21 Shawmut Properties
    617.­787.2121
    134 Tremont Street
    Brighton, MA 02135
    Susan Michaelidis
    CENTURY 21 Carole White Associates
    617.­323.4670
    1766 Centre Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    Dwight Kirkpatrick
    CENTURY 21 Cityside
    617.­262.2600
    575 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    Paul Mitchell
    CENTURY 21 Carole White Associates
    781.­760.6222
    1766 Centre Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    Terry Jordan
    CENTURY 21 Treon Realty
    617.­327.2100
    4456 Washington Street
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    Edward Deveau
    CENTURY 21 Mario Real Estate
    617.­569.6044
    620 Bennington Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    Nelida Lylian Sapone
    CENTURY 21 Mario Real Estate
    617.­569.6044
    620 Bennington Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    Patricia Downing
    CENTURY 21 Professionals
    781.­848.6062
    72 Hancock Street
    Braintree, MA 02184
    Carlton Grant
    CENTURY 21 Portman Properties
    617.­364.3400
    63 Fairmount Avenue
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    Jeanne Murphy
    CENTURY 21 Professionals
    781.­848.6062
    72 Hancock Street
    Braintree, MA 02184
    Donna Fitzpatrick-Foley
    CENTURY 21 Elite Realty, Inc.
    603.­493.7550
    253 Main Street
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    Diane Feehily
    CENTURY 21 Carole White Associates
    866.­829.9535
    1766 Centre Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    Haralampos Athanasiadis
    CENTURY 21 Treon Realty
    617.­327.2100
    4456 Washington Street
    Roslindale, MA 02131
    Cydnee Hines
    CENTURY 21 Cahill Associates
    617.­265.1000
    1544 Dorchester Avenue
    Dorchester, MA 02122
    Kimberly Allard-Moccia
    CENTURY 21 Professionals
    781.­848.6062
    72 Hancock Street
    Braintree, MA 02184
    Mohamed Djamil
    CENTURY 21 Portman Properties
    617.­364.3400
    63 Fairmount Avenue
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    Casondra Thomas
    CENTURY 21 Portman Properties
    617.­364.3400
    63 Fairmount Avenue
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    Donald Rankin
    CENTURY 21 Carole White Associates
    617.­323.4670
    1766 Centre Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    Linda Jolliffe
    CENTURY 21 Mario Real Estate
    617.­569.6044
    620 Bennington Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    C. Michelle Longeway
    CENTURY 21 Carole White Associates
    617.­323.4670
    1766 Centre Street
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
    Patricia Braid
    CENTURY 21 Mario Real Estate
    617.­569.6044
    620 Bennington Street
    East Boston, MA 02128
    Richard Donovan
    CENTURY 21 Professionals
    781.­848.6062
    72 Hancock Street
    Braintree, MA 02184
    David Perryman
    CENTURY 21 Portman Properties
    617.­364.3400
    63 Fairmount Avenue
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    Christopher Howard
    CENTURY 21 Marella Realty
    781.­848.4740
    367 Washington Street
    Braintree, MA 02184