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The English High School
144 McBride St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

The English High School, founded in 1821, is the oldest public high school in the country. This is its sixthMore location, settling here in 1989 after moving several times in Boston.

In September 2010 the school implemented a radical restructuring program after failing to meet yearly progress benchmarks laid out in No Child Left Behind. 


Agassiz Elementary School
20 Child St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

NOTE: The Agassiz building is set to be used as the home for Mission Hill Elementary, and a new high schoolMore program, in the fall of 2012.


The Agassiz is a Boston Public School in the West assignment zone. It offers a sheltered English immersion program.

School uniforms are required — khaki pants or skirts and navy blue polo shirts.

Public transportation: from Forest Hills station or Copley Plaza take the 39 bus; from Dudley Square or Jackson Square stations take the 41 bus.