The Mission Hill School is a Boston Public Pilot School serving approximately 250 children, ages 3-14 (grades K0-8). The small learning community emphasizes a project-based, collaborative curriculum, inclusive of all learning abilities. MHS was founded in 1997 by educator and author Deborah Meier and is modeled on democratic principles. In 2012, the school community relocated to the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.
- Monday, 4/18 – Friday, 4/22: April Break-No School
- Monday, April 25th: Grades 1 & 2 to Farm School
- Tuesday, April 26th: Grades 3 & 4 to Farm School
- Read Kathy D’Andrea’s contribution to the article Teaching Kindergarten in an Age of Anxiety from ECE Policy Matters
- Watch NYS Exposed Education: Could Pilot Schools Work Here? This is a news story about the public school system in Rochester, New York, who is considering switching to a model based on Boston’s Pilot Schools. Mission Hill School is one of the featured schools in the story.
- Download the 2015-16 BPS School Calendar
- Good Morning Mission Hill: The Freedom to Teach, The Freedom to Learn, a documentary about MHS is here!
Copies are available in the MHS main office for $20 or Online
Find out where to watch!