Thomas E. Willett Elementary School
Thomas E. Willett Elementary School is one of five elementary schools in Attleboro. Willett, home of the Willett Whalers, follows the district's goal in its journey toward excellence through two core programs including Everyday Math (Chicago Math), a program that approaches mathematics through problem solving using everyday experiences and Reading Street, a program that monitors students' reading progress. Students have access to the school's more than 10,000 books and a computer-based reader monitoring program, Accelerated Reader. Willett's curriculum also includes art, computer, music and physical eduction. Willett has an active Parent Teacher Organization that meets monthly to develop and execute enrichment, reading and after-school programs for students.
- Fax: 508-223-1536
- Hours: Morning Kindergarten, 8:40am - 11:10am; Afternoon Kindergarten, 12:30 - 3pm; Grades 1-4, 8:40am - 3pm
- Handicap Accessible: There is an elevator.
- Number of students: 400
- Male-to-female ratio: 204-163
- Public/Private: Public
- Financial aid: No
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 14
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: free
- Number of faculty: 52
- How engaged is the school with the community?: Willett utilizes resources of local colleges including Bridgewater State University, Providence College and Wheaton College. The colleges provide interns and resources that enhance student learning.
- What makes this community special?: Here in Attleboro people look out for eachother. When there is someone in need, the community pulls together to do what it takes to address the need. Members of the community are compassionate.
- Montessori: No
- Grade levels: K-4
- Special education: Yes
- Features: Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Library, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: Enrichment, Reading and Math programs, Mini-courses (sponsored by the PTO).