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Got a question about everyday life in the Cambridge Public Schools (CPS)?
Whether you are new to CPS or are a current family with a question about daily life in the Cambridge Public Schools, the following links contain practical information that may be useful to you.
Learn about CPS Schools
Register for School: Family Resource Center
Directions to CPS Schools
DOE Profile: Cambridge
CPS Policies & Procedures
Childcare & Enrichment Programs
10 Things Parents Should Know About PARCC
PARCC Field Test Information
Food & Nutrition Services
School Improvement Plans
2013 Upper School Curriculum Highlights
Safety, Health & Wellness
Stay safe and be well.
Physical and emotional safety are fundamental requirement for student learning. CPS benefits from a variety of programs and partnerships that enable us to support and encourage the health and safety of our students.
Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools in Cambridge
New Flu Education Requirement
The Flu: A Guide for Parents
Preparing for a School Emergency
Health & Physical Education
The Guidance Center
Meeting Student Learning Needs
Support is available for all kinds of learners.
Cambridge is an international city and CPS has one of the most diverse student populations in the country. Teacher welcome students with diverse languages, cultures, family structures, health concerns, and learning needs into our classrooms. In Cambridge, everyone is different and everyone belongs.
Bilingual & English Language Acquisition
504 Plans for students with disabilities
Comcast Internet Essentials Program
Title One Program
Home School Information
The Guidance Center
Early Childhood & Preschool Programs
Parents are children’s first teachers.
Quality childcare and enrichment programs lay the foundation for student learning when they enter Kindergarten. CPS operates a small number of programs that benefit very young children. Below is information to assist you in accessing the network of early childhood programs within our schools and beyond.
Cambridge-Somerville Early Intervention
Cambridge-Somerville Head Start
Center for Families
Childcare Choices of Boston
Fletcher Maynard Scholar College Preschool Program
Home-Based Early Education Program
Parent Advocacy & Volunteer Opportunities
Got time and energy to share?
There are so many ways for volunteers and parent leaders to make an impact on the life of our school system. Each CPS school has a school council or parent volunteer organization (learn more from your family liaison). Below are a handful of parent organizations that work throughout the school system.
Citywide School Advisory Group
Cambridge School Committee
Cambridge School Volunteers
Cambridge Parent Advisory Council on Special Education
City of Cambridge
Cambridge City Council
Friends of Cambridge Athletics
Friends of Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
Read and explore what is going on in the Cambridge Public Schools as well as the surrounding community. Join the CPS Social Media sites listed below and browse these other useful links to be informed about news, announcements, upcoming events, and more.
Cambridge Public Schools' Facebook Page
Cambridge Public Schools' Twitter Page
Cambridge Public Schools' LinkedIn page
Cambridge Public Schools Transportation Department's Twitter Page
Cambridge Community Television
Cambridge Rindge & Latin Register Forum
MIT's The Tech
Lesley University Public Post
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