The Lee Academy Pilot School is a fully inclusive, autonomous school, built on partnerships with families, educators, and community members. By meeting children’s social-emotional needs and by guiding them to strive for academic excellence, we are a community which is inclusive, diverse, and equitable valuing all kinds of learners and backgrounds. We celebrate the joy of learning by fostering creativity and curiosity while nurturing the individual genius in every child.
At The Lee Academy School, we believe that a well-rounded education includes opportunities for students to explore their interests and passions outside of the classroom. We offer a wide range of extracurricular activities, We offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities; ranging from music, physical education, yoga, art, science, Tae Kwon Do, and dance.
A partnership with Urbanity Dance in the fall and Tae Kwon Do lessons in the winter.
Before and after school programs in our building
Our academic programs are designed to challenge and engage students at all levels. We offer a comprehensive curriculum that includes programs for students with diverse learning needs. Our experienced faculty and staff are dedicated to helping each student reach their full potential. Students find joy in learning through multiple, diverse experiences. Academically, we use a tiered system of support to address the academic and behavioral needs of each student. We continually monitor students’ academic progress.
Mr. Chery has served as our leader since September 2021, and before that served as a principal fellow from the Boston College Lynch Leadership Academy program at the Phineas Bates Elementary School in Roslindale during the 2020-21 school year. While there, Mr. Chery led instructional work by providing educators with feedback on their teaching, leading instructional teams, and reviewing curricula. He increased family involvement through equity affinity groups and facilitated race and equity dialogues among staff. Additionally, Mr. Chery has experience teaching at the elementary level in the Boston Public Schools. He began his career in BPS as a cluster substitute at the Fredrick Pilot Middle School where he taught 7th and 8th-grade science, served as a long-term 3rd-grade substitute teacher at Perkins Elementary School where he would later proudly teach second grade, and continue to do so at Mattahunt Elementary School. Mr. Chery is passionate and committed to urban education. He strongly believes that true education also teaches and develops strong character. His educational philosophy is that all children have a right to quality public education, and he strongly believes he has an ethical accountability to make it available to all students within his sphere of influence and irrespective of social constructs.
Our professional staff demonstrates our commitment to social justice by empowering our students.
Early Educator in room 101
Early educator room 103
I am the Children's Yoga Specialist And Surround care paraprofessional in room 104. BTU representative and Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Coordinator.
Inclusion Teacher room 102
Early Educator room 104
Surround Care para in room 101
She is the heart and soul of the Lee Academy and when she plays the beat to her own drum for our students. Early Educator room 104
Early Educator in room 106
Enjoys spontaneous fun adventures
Early educator room 105
Surround care para in room 106
First grade teacher at Lee Academy. I love helping students discover the reader inside them!
A Lee Academy veteran who we all love and adore
Early educator room 107
Surround Care para for the first grade team, currently helping out with our littles.
Language & Literacy Interventionist
Early Educator in room 205
Co- Educator in room 205
Early Educator in room 204
Co-Educator in room 204
ESL for 2nd grade & K2
Early Educator in room 203
Surround care super hero in room 203
Early Educator in room 202
Surround care para in room 202
Hi, I'm Keri Purple. I am the Director of Instruction. I have been at the Lee Academy for many years now and have enjoyed watching so many of our students grow up over the years here. I support teachers with observation, feedback, data inquiry cycles, unit development, and planning. I support students in small group intervention as needed as well.
School Social Worker
Family Liaison who has The best of both worlds, with kids who are students at the Lee Academy and also a part of the Lee team.
I'm the math coach at LAPS. I've been working at the school for 5 years. I love my job because I get to learn with and from the amazing teachers and students at the school. When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my kids. Our hobbies include taking walks/hikes, going to the beach, traveling and watching sports.
Science teacher former 3rd grade hero
Physical Education intstructor
Bee-lieve n yourself
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