WSNS Students show off their school project


Prekindergarten - 8th grade classrooms.

What makes the West Special?

The West Somerville Neighborhood School focuses on building student writing skills to synthesizing thinking and to nurture creative expression. The ultimate goal is to develop students with skills to become independent and self-sufficient adults who contribute responsibly in a global economy. Learn more.

School report card

The West Somerville Neighborhood School regularly reports demographic and student progress data to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). This data is used to develop the annual No Child Left Behind progress report card for WSNS. The 2022 West Somerville Neighborhood School Report is available on the DESE website.


Learn more about Middle Grades Intramural and Interscholastic Sports.

School Administration


West Somerville Neighborhood School (PK-8)
Kim Murphy-Baker (Interim)
177 Powder House Boulevard
Somerville, MA 02144
To report that your student will be absent, call 617-625-0378
School Hours
8:10am - 2:35pm
Grades K-8
8:45am - 1:45pm
SMILE Pre-School
Free school breakfast served every morning at 7:30 AM