All applications for the 2020-21 school year are due by 5:00 PM on February 24th. Our lottery for the 2020-21 school year will be held on February 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM. We hold a lottery every year to make a new waiting list for each academic year. Please follow the link below to fill… read more
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Dear Alma families, On Friday, January 31, 2020*, our school will be celebrating our 100th day of school! We have a lot of fun activities planned for scholars to celebrate all the learning they have done so far! We would like to invite scholars to dress up like they are 100 years old. We encourage… read more
We have gathered a list of resources and websites that Alma scholars may use during class online. These resources are great options for providing additional practice and support for scholars, even when they’re outside of the classroom! Please find some of the most common websites below. If your scholar asks for one that isn’t listed… read more
Due to weather and safety concerns for scholars and staff, Alma del Mar has no school at either campus today, Tuesday, Dec. 3. See you all on Wednesday morning.
This year we’re launching Families Helping Families, an effort aimed at bringing Alma families together and harnessing the energy and wisdom of our parents toward supporting each other and our scholars. As part of this effort, we’re looking for your input on the types of events you’d like to see. We’re also looking for mentors… read more
Alma del Mar scholars in grades 2-8 are now able to sign up for our Afterschool Program. The programming will begin on Tuesday, September 10 and run on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week this fall. Scholars at both the Sarah D. Ottiwell Campus and Frederick Douglass Campus, who are in grades 2-8, are eligible to participate… read more
Dear 7th and 8th Grade Families, Welcome Back! As the school year unfolds and our 7th and 8th grade scholars are getting back in the routine of being role models for our elementary scholars; it is important that they began to think about life after Alma del Mar. We want to make sure that all… read more
The Frederick Douglass Campus is located at 145 Davis Street in New Bedford. Please arrive at the main entrance on Davis Street and press the button at the intercom to be allowed inside. Main Office: 774-762-4064 Nurse’s Office: 774-762-4062 Fax: 774-202-3791
Find this story at SouthCoastToday.com NEW BEDFORD — Alma del Mar will rename both itself and its two campuses. Its new school, which will open on Monday, will be named after Frederick Douglass, the renowned 19th abolitionist who first lived in New Bedford after he escaped from slavery; its original school, which opened in 2011,… read more
View the story at SouthCoastToday.com By Aimee Chiavaroli Posted Jul 28, 2019 at 4:51 PM NEW BEDFORD — Rachel Brainard, an English as a second language teacher at Alma del Mar Charter School, spent the last three weeks in Puerto Rico. She set out to practice her Spanish skills and learn more about the island where many of her students are… read more
**DATE AND TIME CHANGE** Due to a forecast for thunderstorms on Thursday, we will instead clean up Clasky Common at 8 AM on Friday, August 9th. Light breakfast items will be provided. We will still also clean up after the Creative Courts event, at 2 PM. Help us spread the word!