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Student Transportation

Students in grades K-5 - qualify for transportation if the student
lives 1 or more miles from their neighborhood school.

Students in grades 6-8–qualify for transportation if the student
ives 1.5 or more miles from their neighborhood school.

Students in Special Programs – qualify if the student is
attending a program outside their residential school area.

Student Assignment

Elementary school student assignment letters will be mailed to most parents of  grade K-5 students starting on July 24, 2008. Certain groups of students may receive their assignment a little later as placement guidelines for certain special programs are reviewed. The assignments made may change slightly over the course of the summer based on enrollments in specific classes and programs.

Student Transportation Services

Information regarding transportation services to all students who qualify will be mailed to the families of these students in mid-
August. This information will include bus stop assignments and time-lines.
Students on IEPs may have different transportation requirements which are not addressed by this transportation information. 

The accommodations made for transportation for a student  on an IEP will take precedence.

The following new schools are scheduled to open their doors to students in September 2008

Fonseca Elementary School
Letourneau Elementary School
Vivieros Elementary School

The following schools have been closed as of June 30, 2008.

Laurel Lake

School Reorganization  Power-Point

School Reorganization Flyer 

Elementary School Profiles 



Community Forum Events

Monday 12/3/07
S. Borden School - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, 12/4/07
Doran School - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, 12/5/07
Greene School – 6:00 PM
Thursday 12/6/07
Dubuque School – 4:00 PM

Tuesday, 1/29/08
Healy School - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, 1/30/08
Westall School - 6:00 PM
Thursday, 1/31/08
Connell School - 6:00 PM


News and Notices

Click backpack to view community announcements

Please note, community-based flyers must first be approved by the Superintendent of Schools.  In an effort to reduce paper and other resources, flyers are no longer sent home in backpacks but are e-mailed home to families and placed into our online backpacks which can be accessed at anytime. If your organization wishes to have their flyer added to our digital backpack, please e-mail a copy to rcaron@fallriverschools.orgfor Superintendent's approval. 

School Opening Info.
Start/End Times

Closing Day(s) of School

The last day of school for students is Monday, June 26 with the last two days - Friday, June 23 and Monday, June 26 - being half days of school.  

Exception: The Henry Lord Community School had an extra day to makeup due to the failure of a heating unit on December 12.  Therefore, the last day for HLCS students will be Tuesday, June 27Friday, June 23 will be a full day for HLCS students only with Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 being the school's two half days.

Special Meeting of the Fall River School Committee
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
6:15 p.m.
Kuss Middle School

Public Records Requests

Please submit all requests to
Tonya Casey, Admin. Assistant
417 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508-675-8420, ext. 53701

Parent/Student Portal Info

Intent To Submit Application For Funding

Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)


Massachusetts required Fingerprinting

Multilingual Literacy Resources for Parents

Special Education Parent Advisory Council  &  Fall River Autism Community Group

School Committee Survey

FRPS Home School Application

Fonseca Turnaround Plan

Greater Fall River Resource Guide

Superintendent's Proposed FY2018 Budget