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  • Welcome to the Shawsheen Elementary School.  Our school educates students in Grades 1-3.  Below please find some useful information about our school and please feel free to visit our Principal's Blog and Twitter feed which is updated regularly. 


    Phone: 978-694-6030

    Fax:  978-694-6036


    Office Personnel: 

    Mrs. Lisa King - Principal

    Mrs. Erin Burke - Assistant Principal 

    Mrs. Karen O'Reilly - Administrative Assistant

    Mrs. Lisa Gibbs - Adjustment Counselor 

    Mrs. Katie Peters - School Nurse



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  • School Hours:


     8:55 - 3:00pm (Students will be marked tardy after 8:55am)

             Please note - students can be dropped off at 8:30am

    Early Release Dismissal:  12:00pm (see school calendar for dates of early dismissals)

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  • Safety Information


    * We ask that all parents/guardians notify the front office (978-694-6030) if your child is going to be absent or tardy by 9:00am.

    * All visitors must enter and exit the building via the main entrance front door.  There is a also a handicap/stroller entrance on the Hopkins Street side of the building.  Please ring the buzzer at either entrance.

    * All visitors must sign in at the front office to receive a "Visitor Pass".  We ask that visitors wear their pass and sign out at the front office when their visit is complete.

    * All doors to the building will be locked at 8:55am. 

    * Students arriving after 8:55am will be marked tardy and will need to be signed in by an adult at the front office.

    * Please make sure student's emergency contact information is up to date on the Aspen Parent Portal 



    * Please put in writing to your child's classroom teacher any change in transportation.  

    * We do not accept changes in bus transportation for the purpose of playdates.  Please arrange for your child to be a car rider on these days. 

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Core Values

  • Respect




Mission Statement

  • The Wilmington Public Schools provides a challenging, relevant, personalized educational experience that promotes both the academic success and the social and emotional well-being of all students. Well-trained and highly qualified staff provide students with multiple ways to demonstrate individual learning and growth, and prepare them for success in school, work, and life.


    Notice of Non-Discrimination - All educational and non-academic programs, activities and employment opportunities at Wilmington Public Schools are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, age and/or disability, and any other class or characteristic protected by law.