235 Woodland St
Holliston, Massachusetts 01746
Map of Sam Placentino Elementary School
Phone:  508-429-0647
Fax:  508-429-0691
Web Site:


PreK - 2nd
Enrollment:  Not provided
Setting:  Not provided
District:  Holliston Public Schools

Welcome to Sam Placentino Elementary School!
The Holliston Public Schools are committed to providing the resources and opportunities that will enable each student to develop and maximize individual potential in a positive and collaborative environment that encourages and affirms academic achievement and personal excellence.


Our goal is to graduate confident, critical thinkers, productive and creative lifelong learners, and socially responsible, engaged citizens who are capable of adapting to change in a technologically advanced and multicultural society.

We will accomplish this by:

Creating a challenging and desirable learning environment for students and staff

Strongly supporting instructional innovation

Establishing and fulfilling high expectations of scholarship

Exceeding all federal and state accountability measures for student achievement

Expanding educational partnerships within the community and region

Preparing students for success in a dynamic, multi-faceted world


We Believe In:

An emotionally and physically safe school environment

Instruction that is responsive to student needs and learning styles

Class sizes and resources that best support instruction and the curriculum

Recruitment and retention of high quality teachers, administrators and support staff

Relevant student assessments to measure individual growth, identify individual needs and inform individual instruction

Appropriate use of technology to enhance teaching and learning, and support the efficient management of district resources

Collaboration in learning which engages family and community

Effective interactive communication among all stakeholders

The importance of being recognized as a community with superior schools

Diverse extracurricular and cultural enrichment offerings available to all students

Promotion of tolerance and respect by understanding and appreciating individual differences