Welcome to Thoreau Elementary School

Thoreau Elementary School is committed to excellence in and out of the classroom. Our mission is to inspire our students to strive for and meet the highest levels of academic and personal achievement, while nurturing a respectful, supportive, engaged, curious, and passionate learning community.

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February 2017

Congratulations: I am thrilled to announce that, due to so many families attending the Cooler Concord Fair, Thoreau has won  $500! Warm thanks to Karen Hoyt and her students on their spectacular plastics display and persuasive letter that appeared in the Concord Journal: http://concord.wickedlocal.com/news/20170127/letter-to-editor-concord-students-to-present-cooler-concord-fair. MCAS Information: Students in grades 3-5 are scheduled to participate in the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) between April 3rd and May 26th.  The specific dates for each grade level and test session can be found in the link below and on our school’s webpage. https://goo.gl/zPUjtE Changes to Dismissal Plans: Please send in a note to

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