Choose Framingham!



brochure with information about the Town of Framingham, Massachusetts

Transcript of Choose Framingham!

Learn and GrowFramingham Learns: ranked the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham area

as the third best place in the United States to educate your child. Framingham Public

Schools have art, music and media teachers in every school; 100% of classrooms

are on the Internet; a student-teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1; available ESL; and special

education and gifted programs. In addition, Keefe Technical School o�ers alternatives to

traditional high school education. 81% of Framingham High seniors go on to college.

We take immense pride in having over 40 sports and extra curricular activities

available for our kids, including an award-winning high school broadcasting program.

The diversity, opportunity, and individuality of each of our schools make

Framingham an exceptional place to educate your family.

Framingham is home to a number of private schools and a host of higher

education opportunities. Some of the nation’s top colleges and universities

are just a short drive or easy train ride away, making Framingham a smart choice.

Private/Charter Schools: Private and charter schools in or near Framingham

include: Sudbury Valley School (pre-K-12), Wayland Academy (K-8),

McAuli�e Regional Charter Public School (6-8), Summit Montessori School,

MetroWest Jewish Day School, Marian High School, Saint Bridget School,

and The Learning Center for the Deaf.

Higher Education: Framingham State University and MassBay Community College

are located in Framingham. World class institutions including Harvard, MIT,

Tufts, Boston University, Boston College, Wellesley, Brandeis, Bentley,

Northeastern University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute are

located within 20 miles.


Find Your FunFramingham operates over 200 youth, adult, and family arts and athletic programs on 62 public

athletic �elds, an indoor pool, a skating rink and an athletic center. You and your family can also

enjoy 52 playgrounds with equipment, 20 public tennis courts, including 10 with lights,

and 3 public beaches. Boating and picnicking at Farm Pond, skating at Loring Arena, walking

through Wittenborg Woods - you’ll run out of weekends before you run out of things to do!

When completed, the Cochituate Rail Trail will connect Framingham and Natick residents to

local schools, o�ces, shopping, and transportation hubs. The 25-mile Bruce Freeman Rail Trail,

which will connect Framingham with Lowell, is in the planning stages, as is the 104-mile

long Mass Central Rail Trail, connecting Boston to Western Massachusetts, passing just

north of Framingham.

Framingham’s Callahan Senior Center also o�ers a wide variety of programs for Framingham’s

active and engaged senior population.

Natural Amenities and Trails:

Cushing Memorial ParkCallahan State Park

Hopkinton State ParkCochituate State Park

Marlborough State ForestCarol Getchel Trail

Bay Circuit TrailGreat Meadows

National Wildlife RefugeGarden in the Woods

Nobscot Boy Scout ReservationWittenborg Woods

Play�elds and Active Recreation:

Bowditch Athletic ComplexMillwood Farms Golf Course

Framingham Country ClubLoring Ice ArenaKeefe Tech Pool

Danforth Gym