June 29th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett
April 7th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett
The Quabbin Regional School District offers integrated preschool programs at each of our elementary schools: Hardwick, Hubbardston, Oakham (for Oakham/New Braintree students) and Ruggles Lane!
Our preschool offers an integrated preschool opportunity where students of all abilities are able to learn and grow together. Our preschool program is a TUITION FREE, space limited program offered to students who reside in the five district towns of Barre, Hardwick, Hubbardston, New Braintree, and Oakham.
For more information, visit the Preschool page
March 15th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett
The 2022-2023 School Calendar was approved by the Quabbin Regional School District School Committee on Thursday, March 10, 2022.
A slight change was made at the April 28th School Committee meeting with a change in early release dates in November, 2022 and March, 2023.
January 13th, 2022 by Jessica Bennett
To view the ESSER-III Implementation Worksheet, please click HERE.
February 19th, 2019 by Jessica Bennett
Please review the Transportation Safety Procedures with your child.
August 1st, 2017 by Jessica Bennett
March 20th, 2016 by District Administrator
Requests for School Choice for schools in the Quabbin District for the Fall of 2022 are being accepted now. Choice acceptance is based on available seats per grade in each of the schools in the Quabbin district.
1) Email their interest to Jessica Bennett, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent – email@example.com
2) Mail their request to:
Quabbin Regional School District
872 South Street
Barre, MA 01005
Requests will be included on a wait list until the per-grade opportunities are determined. Once Choice students are accepted at a Quabbin school, they remain a Quabbin student until they graduate.
Elementary schools within the district are:
Ruggles Lane Elementary School (Barre)
Hardwick Elementary School
Hubbardston Center School
Oakham Center School
New Braintree Grade School
All elementary schools serve Grades PK-5 except for Oakham and New Braintree. Children from Oakham and New Braintree attend school together. K-1 attend the New Braintree Grade School while grades 2-5 attend the Oakham Center School.
All students in Grades 6, 7 & 8 attend the Quabbin Regional Middle School and students in Grades 9 – 12 attend the Quabbin Regional High School. The middle and high schools are located within the same building on South Street in Barre.
Transportation to and from school is the responsibility of the “Choice family”. However, for a fee, Quabbin offers transportation for middle & high school students from towns that have more than 30 sending students.
Quabbin Regional Middle-High School offers an extensive academic program, including award winning visual and performing arts course of study, a 4-year Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program, a challenging world language program of up to five years of study of French, Spanish, and American Sign Language. The school also provides challenging math, science and technology programs including robotics, web design, and a variety of lab sciences, which includes a state of the art biotechnology laboratory.
Quabbin is proud to offer Advanced Placement courses and was named to the College Board’s Advanced Placement Honor Roll for increasing the AP course offerings, the number of students participating and the improvement of AP exam scores.
Quabbin Regional Middle-High School is also authorized as an International Baccalaureate program. International Baccalaureate or IB aligns with the mission and goals of the school and provides another avenue to facilitate inquiry, critical and creative thinking.
Quabbin Regional Middle and Quabbin Regional High School student-athletes compete in fall, winter and spring competition.
Quabbin Regional Middle-High School also has a variety of co-curricular clubs for a variety of interests, including performing arts, chorus, robotics, student government, Model UN, and an international club for students of the languages and world cultures. The district aims to offer a vast educational experience to its students.
The elementary schools participate in Nature’s Classroom and 8th graders experience a week-long trip to the nation’s capital, Washington DC.
School profiles are available on the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education’s website: www.doe.edu.
February 16th, 2016 by Jessica Bennett
The District’s School Meals Charge Policy EFA was updated and approved by the QRSD School Committee on January 14, 2016. For more information, please click on the “Nutrition” tab on our website.