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Updated 3/16/20

Important Message

The Coronavirus is a serious public health emergency. The City of Boston has been taking aggressive action to stay on top of it, and keep people healthy and safe. The safety of our students, families, teachers, staff, and school community has been at the center of our concerns. The President of the United States, the governor of Massachusetts and Mayor Welch have announced a national, state and city emergency.   In addition, Mayor Walsh has announced that starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020, he will be closing all Boston Public Schools to students and Paige Academy will be following these recommendations. Paige Academy will be closed starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This is out of an abundance of caution to ensure that we are taking action to protect our students, our families, and our teachers. The intention is to reopen our school the week of April 27 however, if the situation in Boston with Coronavirus changes for the better, we will bring students back to school before April 27. We are acting early and with urgency to ensure the health and safety of the community.

Paige Academy will be open for a regular school day on Monday, March 16 to allow the flexibility needed to ensure a smooth transition that will allow for parents to plan, students to gather their belongings, and the distribution of any learning materials that are ready for use at home.

As we continue to receive updates, we will share those with you.

Thank you,

Paige Academy Admin Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcome to Paige Academy

Paige Academy is an independent school offering a comprehensive, culturally affirming and developmentally based educational environment.

We provide Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Programs as well as our Elementary School curriculum in Arts, Sciences, Humanities, and Technology for children ages 6 to 12 years.

Paige Academy embraces the concept that cultural resonance expressed through an ethnically abundant educational community enhances the quality of a child’s academic and intellectual experience.

Paige seeks to create a stimulating tapestry of diversity in its community of students, parents, staff, and faculty. Paige employs a multilingual, international teaching and administrative staff that represents the many people and cultures of the Diaspora.

 

Enroll for the 2019-2020 academic year

We invite you to consider our school for the 2019-2020 academic year.
 
Call (617) 445-6969 (for Sis. Paige dial extension 203 or Bro. Ashe dial extension 211)
for information & admissions package or Email: paigeacademy@gmail.com
 
  • We consider applicants from all ethnic and all financial backgrounds  
  • We accept Private Pay families and families with Vouchers
  • We also have sliding scale slots available to those who qualify.

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Nguzo Saba Summer Program 2020

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Our Summer Program provides a day full of activities, 8:00 am-5:30 pm,  Monday - Friday. Start Date June 29th, 2020 - August 21st 2020
 
Following the African philosophy of Paige Academy, the Nguzo Saba Summer Program is designed to enhance the growth and development of children via hands-on and real-life experiences.
 
The program provides children between the ages of 5 and 12 years with a child-centered and engaging curriculum that promotes individual growth and development in a social, relaxing and
 
interactive learning environment, guided by the Nguzo Saba/Seven Principles of Kwanza: Unity; Collective Work and Responsibility; Cooperative Economics; Purpose; Creativity; Faith.
 
Eight Weeks of Summer Activities
 
All activities and field trips are planned in accordance with our four thematic sessions. Each theme is 2 weeks long and concludes with a spectacular event for family and friends.
 
 

Themes
 
Session I - Nature Around Us
 
Session II - The Universe
 
Session III - Sources of Energy
 
Session IV - Cultural Diversity
 
Daily Classes Include:
  • Cooperative Sports
  • Art - Pottery, Painting, Collage, and Crafts
  • Gardening - Seeds to Cooking
  • African Percussion & Music - Singing and Writing
  • Dance - African and Improvisational
  • Theatre and Storytelling - ReadBoston
  • Academics - Computer Programs, Reading, Math, Science, Photography and Graphic Arts
 
Field Trips Include:
  • Museum of Science
  • The Children's Museum
  • New England Aquarium
  • Boston Harbor Tour
  • Community Boating
  • Bike Riding at the Arboretum
  • The African Meeting House
  • Franklin Park Zoo
  • And more ...............

Cost

The cost for the entire 8 week long summer program is $2,400. Each session costs $600. *We also accept vouchers.

 

Please contact our admissions office for an application and additional information at (617) 445-6969 or e-mail us at paigeacademy@gmail.com