Hooks Elementary

  • HES Logo Edgar Hooks Elementary School
    300 Crescent Avenue, Chelsea MA 02150 - Map and Directions
    Tel: 617-466-5400
    Fax: 617-889-8647

    Principal: Trelane Clark
    Assistant Principal(s): Jake Dore
    Parent Liaison: Johnny Giraldo

    Grades: 1-4
    School Day: 7:55 am to 2:05 pm
    School Uniform: No
    School Mascot: Oswald The Owl

    The Hooks Elementary School serves students in grades 1 to 4. Faculty and staff at the Hooks are always ready to “go the extra mile” to connect with families and do whatever is needed to support children’s learning and well-being. Teachers also understand the importance of differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students. The Hooks is a “Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports” (PBIS) school with an in-depth approach to social, emotional, and behavioral support. The Hooks has achieved Level 1 status—the highest possible ranking for reducing proficiency gaps given to schools by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In 2016, the state also named the Hooks School a Commendation School in recognition of its strong progress.

  • HES Logo Edgar Hooks Elementary School
    300 Crescent Avenue, Chelsea MA 02150 - Map and Directions
    Tel: 617-466-5400  |  Fax: 617-889-8647
    View School Arrival and Departure Time (PDF)

    Principal: Trelane Clark
    Assistant Principal(s): Gretchen Saunders 
    Family Liaison: Johnny Giraldo

    Grades: 1-4
    School Day: 7:55 am to 2:05 pm
    School Uniform: No
    School Mascot: Oswald The Owl

    The Hooks Elementary School serves students in grades 1 to 4. Faculty and staff at the Hooks are always ready to “go the extra mile” to connect with families and do whatever is needed to support children’s learning and well-being. Teachers also understand the importance of differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students. The Hooks is a “Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports” (PBIS) school with an in-depth approach to social, emotional, and behavioral support. The Hooks has achieved Level 1 status—the highest possible ranking for reducing proficiency gaps given to schools by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In 2016, the state also named the Hooks School a Commendation School in recognition of its strong progress.

Our Academic Focus and Approach

    • The school offers differentiated instructional approaches to meet the students’ needs (Universal Design for Learning)
    • Our special education programs include grades 1-2 and grades 3-4 Learning Center class rooms, and academic and other services provided in inclusive classroom settings.
    • Our comprehensive support services for English Language Learners include in-class and pull-out services that are designed to accelerate students’ language acquisition.
    • View 2023 School Report Card

Art, Music, and After-School Programs

    • All students in grades 1-6 enjoy art and music classes at least once a week.
    • The Hooks Elementary School has multiple musical performances a year. Students can participate in chorus.
    • Art programs include weekly art classes using a variety of mediums, such as paint and clay, culminating in a district-wide art show.
    • After school programs include Girls-on-the-Run, Violin classes, STEM programs, and ELL support. Before school programs include math support and chorus.

New This Year

News and Announcements

  • 2023 School Report Card

  • CPS Elementary Students Sing at Boston Symphony Hall on MLK Day

  • New School-to-Home Communication Platform

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