Mather Elementary School

Paint Night to Benefit the Mather | April 1

The Mather School is the oldest public elementary school in North America! Come Create, Celebrate and Support the local historical school with a fun night of painting and a drink or two.


When: Friday, April 1at 7 PM

Where: Phillip's Old Colony House,  780 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester 02122



Spring Fling | June 7

The Mather Elementary School is hosting the fifth annual Spring Fling event on June 7 from 11am to 2pm! This fun packed event will take place at Meeting House Hill (1 Parish Street in Dorchester). The event will include a bouncy house, a bouncy slide, an obstacle course, face painting, basketball, games, books, crafts, raffles, food, a bike rodeo (bring a bike/helmet!) and MORE! Admission is $2 per person / $10 per family. (Rain date: June 14) For more info, email or call (857) 220-7177.

Mather Elementary School




We welcome all students to the Mather school, where effective teaching and learning prepares all students to reach high levels of achievement. As we strive to reach proficiency for all, students will go home each and every day knowing more than they did the day before.


1 Parish Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
United States
Key Partners: 

College Bound Dorchester, Boston Visual Thinking Strategies Consortium, City Year, Staples, Boston Freedom Trail Foundation, America SCORES, Target, Heart of America Foundation, Boston Schoolyard Initiative, UMass Boston, The Windsor School, Boston Refugee Youth Enrichment (BRYE), Boston Teacher Residency, The BELL Foundation, The Home for Little Wanderers, Arbour Counseling Services, ReadBoston, Boston Shines, First Parish Church, Chadwick Martin Bailey


The Mather School is the oldest free public elementary school in North America.

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