WSNS Students show off their school project


School Administration

Find your student's classroom teachers: WSNS Teacher List.

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 2020 School Report Card for WSNS is available on the DESE website.


Learn more about Middle Grades Intramural and Interscholastic Sports.

School Administration


West Somerville Neighborhood School (PK-8)
Kathleen Seward
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
8:45am - 1:45pm
SMILE Pre-School
Free school breakfast served every morning at 7:30 AM