About the Francis J. Kane Elementary School
520 Farm Road
Marlborough, MA 01752
Kalliope Pantazopoulos, Principal
Josh Torchia, Assistant Principal
The Francis J. Kane Elementary School is located on the east side of Marlborough near the Sudbury line.
It is a comprehensive child-centered kindergarten through grade 4 school enrolling approximately 650 students.
Instruction is focused around standards-based core curriculum aligned to state frameworks, including balanced literacy, mathematics, science and social studies.
Art, music, health/wellness/physical education, library/media and technology experiences also are provided to students to initiate and fo student learning experiences and achievements.
Kane School provides a full array of therapies and special education services.
Mobile classroom computer carts provide internet access, SmartBoard technology is available and many classrooms utilize document camera technolgy to enhance student learning.
Kane School continues to maintain a kindergarten program that is accredited by NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children).
Second Step social skills program is in all grades.
MCAS/PARCC before- and/or after-school enrichment/preparation is offered for grade 3 students.
“Study Island,” a web-based software program, supports MCAS/PARCC preparation for students at various grades.
Teacher-initiated before- and after-school enrichment programs are offered throughout the year.
The PTO is supportive to staff and administration.
Kane has a newly refurbished library.
A “Partnership for Learning” initiative highlights school, parents and students working together for student success.
Math, science, and literacy family events are organized for family involvement.
Kane business partner Synopsys provides financial and human resources to Kane School, supporting a number of initiatives including funding for before- and after-school enrichment programs conducted by school staff and our “Science-O-Rama” annual event.