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Public Schools
The Quincy Public Schools (QPS) serves over 9,000 pre-kindergarten through Grade 12 students in 20 schools.

We have a comprehensive educational system including 1 early childhood center, 12 elementary schools, 5 middle schools and 2 high schools.  We are very proud of our educators who take tried and true learning methods and pair them with state-of-the-art technology and teaching. Our schools truly prepare students for life.


Pre-kindergarten Program
QPS Pre-kindergarten currently takes place at three schools: Snug Harbor, Amelio Della Chiesa Early Childhood Center, and Wollaston. All of these schools have active parent teacher organizations which contribute to making those schools a vibrant and enriching experience for your child. We encourage you to join and get involved. LEARN MORE

Before & Afterschool Programs

Quincy After School Day Care
This day-care program offers a full school day, extended to 5:30 P.M., for grades K-5.
Quincy After School Day Care
Phone: 617-773-3299

School Lunch Programs

School Lunch Program FEE:
Varies according to family income level

PHONE: 617-984-8768

Summer Programs & Activities

Summer Scene
Our Summer Scene programs provide a unique opportunity for students to expand their classroom learning, challenge themselves in technology or science, or express their creativity in an arts or drama class.

PHONE: 617-984-8888

School Committee
The governning body of the Quincy Public Schools.


Thomas Crane Public Library

Books, CDs, DVDs and More
The Quincy Public Library offers you books, magazines, free programs, plus maps, music scores, cassettes, CDs, and answers to millions of questions!

Visit the Library website

Adult Education

At Quincy Public Schools, we are committed to education that makes a real difference for adult learners. Our mission is to provide educational opporunities that will help adult learners get ahead. We provide two learning tracks: ESOL (English as a Second or Other Language) and GED (General Education Development).

Area Colleges

Eastern Nazarene College
ENC recently celebrated its 100th birthday. A fully accredited traditional liberal arts college, ENC has about 1,200 students distributed across a traditional residential undergraduate program, adult studies, and a graduate program. LEARN MORE

Quincy College
As an open access institution which encourages academic achievement, diversity, economic opportunity and lifelong learning, Quincy College facilitates valuable learning relationships with students whose educational and professional futures might otherwise remain unrealized. LEARN MORE


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