On Thursday, January 18th, 2024 the district of Salem held an Early Childhood Virtual Expo

*** Children residing in Salem that are turning 5 years old on or before August 31 are eligible to start kindergarten in the fall of 2024! ***

In the recording, you will learn all the registration steps & deadlines for Pre-K and Kindergartners and a brief introduction of all elementary schools’ principals and district administrators and more!

You can find the recordings in the link below:

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School Facts

Hours
8:30a.m. - 2:35p.m.

Number of Staff
121
         Total Enrollment
         475

         Administration
         Principal: Susan Carmona
         Vice Principal: Nicole Mateo

AT A GLANCE

  • Inclusive Practices
  • Monthly School Community Meetings
  • Farm to School Initiative
  • Workshop Model of Teaching – Math, Reading
    and Writing
  • Center-Based Teaching
  • Senior Literacy Volunteer Program
  • Additional Enrichment Opportunities:
    Civics Education, STEM
  • Restorative Justice with Suffolk University
  • Catapult Tutoring Program for ELA & Math
  • Caring School Communities – Social Emotional Curriculum
  • Change is Simple Partnership
  • New Families Welcoming Program
  • Garden Club and Outdoor Classroom
  • Partnership with Peabody Essex Museum
  • Arts in the Evening
  • PLAYWORKS
  • Salem Sound Coast Watch
  • Change is Simple
  • UMASS Extension Nutrition Education Program

Where the Magic Happens!

We use our M.A.G.I.C. to:

M: Model Curiosity

A: Act Safely

G: Give and Receive Respect

I: Include Everyone

C: Continue to persevere

LIFE AT WHES

Our motto is Where the Magic Happens! Our staff is charged with preparing your child for college and the world. To clearly communicate our expectations as a community, we have developed five values that describe what we believe, how we learn and how we treat one another. These values drive all that we do.

WHES DAILY PLEDGE

As a student at Witchcraft Heights Elementary School,
I pledge each day to:

M: Model curiosity

A: Act safely

G: Give and Receive Respect

I: Include Everyone

C: Continue to persevere

All students, staff, and guests abide by 3 school wide rules at all times and in all areas to assure that we achieve our values:

  1. I am safe.
  2. I am respectful.
  3. I try my best.