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Dearborn Academy
34 Winter St, Arlington, MA 02474

Dearborn Academy is a day school serving children in elementary, middle and high school with emotional, behavioralMore and learning difficulties. Dearborn Academy is a program of Schools for Children, a non-profit organization committed to creating and sustaining high quality schools, curricula and other education programs and services. Howard Rossman is the school's director.

Dearborn Academy began in the 1940's as the first of Lesley "home-grown" lab schools. Known as the Cambridge Town School, it provided remedial education to students who were failing in their public schools. Over the next three decades, additional lab schools were developed, and in 1982, following a move to Arlington, the schools were consolidated into a single entity: Dearborn Academy.

John A. Bishop Elementary School
25 Columbia Rd, Arlington, MA 02474
The John A. Bishop Elementary School houses 19 classrooms for students in kindergarten through the fifth grade. TheMore Bishop School opened in 1949, an addition consisting of six classrooms was completed in 1956 and a new addition and total renovation of the existing school was completed in 2000. The principal is Stephen P. Carme.
Arlington Public School Administration
869 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476
The Arlington Public School Administration building is in the same building as the high school. Set back from busyMore Massachusetts Avenue, the large brick building is lined with trees in the front and flanked by the sports fields in the back. 
Arlington Heights Nursery School
10 Acton St, Arlington, MA 02476
Founded in 1965, Arlington Heights Nursery School is a childcare facility located on Acton Street. The school offers aMore safe, engaging and fun environment for children from infancy through pre kindergarten, emphasizing motor skill, social, creative and academic development. Visit the Arlington Heights Nursery School Web site for registration, scheduling and program information.
Arlington Catholic High School
16 Medford St, Arlington, MA 02474

Arlington Catholic High School is a regional college preparatory Catholic school with students from 42 cities andMore towns. The principal is Stephen Biagioni. The school was established in 1960, built by the parishioners of St. Agnes Parish in Arlington and opened as a regional high school staffed by the congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph.

The tuition for the 2009-10 academic year is as follows for each class, plus a $200 registration fee:

  • Class of 2010: $7700
  • Class of 2011: $7800
  • Class of 2012: $7800
  • Class of 2013: $8000
Peirce School Park
85 Park Avenue Ext, Arlington, MA 02474
The Peirce School on Park Avenue Extension has two playgrounds, a basketball court and small open space. The largerMore playground, located off Newland Road, has swings, slides and a jungle gym on woodchips. A smaller fenced-in playground, located between the Newland Road and Blossom Street parking lots, includes swings and a slide on a rubber surface.
Highrock Church (Evangelical Covenant Church)
735 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

Named after the Needham street where its founders first met in 1999, Highrock built on a vision of reaching "a newMore generation of believers and non-believers alike with a new kind of church," according to its Web site. The church is a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

Sunday services are currently held at 9:30am, 11:30am and 5pm during the school year, thought times are likely to change. For children, Highrock offers a nursery for infants and age-appropriate religious education for children up through seventh grade. The church also offers Friday-night programs for youth and young adults as well as a Wednesday-night tutoring program for high school students during the school year.

As part of its ministries, Highrock hosts a free sit-down meal called "SoulFood" after morning services throughout the year and at 6:15pm on Sundays during the school year.

Dave Swaim has served as senior pastor for Highrock since 2000.

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