jenHomeJenkins School Mission:
By working with the parents and community, the staff of Jenkins School is committed to the successful development of the whole child.


Jenkins School Culture Goal: At Jenkins School, we foster and promote a safe and supportive school environment.

General Information

The Jenkins School is one of four K-5 elementary schools serving students in the seaside community of Scituate, Massachusetts. A comprehensive K-5 education is delivered to each of its roughly 360 students including a high-level visual and musical arts program including chorus and band programs. Students have the opportunity to learn in modern and bright classrooms that are well-equipped with current curriculum materials. The physical plant and grounds include the following features:

  • State of the art gymnasium complete with full, regulation basketball court and stage for performances
  • Cafeteria/Kitchen with ample space and equipment to prepare and serve lunches to our students
  • 6 Chromebook carts
  • Reading Support Room with two reading specialists
  • Mathematics Support Room with a mathematics specialist
  • Nearly every classroom is equipped with SMART board or equivalent technology
  • Visual Arts Studio
  • Musical Arts Suite with Instrumentation Lesson Room and Music Lesson Room
  • Speech-Language Room with a Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Large, age-appropriate playground structure, outdoor basketball court, asphalt game area, and large field area for group games and recess activities
  • Organic vegetable and flower garden maintained by parent volunteers and fertilized by compost from our own cafeteria

The current Jenkins School building is situated on property that was donated to the town of Scituate by Charles and Emeline Jenkins at the turn of the 20th century. The current building is the third Jenkins School on the site. For more information on the history of Jenkins School, please follow this link (Click Here).