Wednesday October 20th is an Early Release Day with dismissal at the following times:
Elementary Schools - 12:00 PM
Higgins MIddle School - 11:30 AM
PVMHS - 10:30 AM

John E. McCarthy Elementary School

76 Lake St. Peabody, MA 01960
Phone: 978-536-5625 Fax: 978-536-9925

McCarthy School Re-Entry Plan

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Chromebook Registration for 2021-2022 School Year Now Open

The Chromebook registration and annual technology fee renewal page for the 2021 - 2022 school year is now live on FamilyID by the link at the bottom of this post. We’re happy to announce the fee...

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Online Student Registration

Dear Parents/Guardians of Incoming/New Students: Registration for enrollment in the Peabody Public Schools can now be completed online. Please visit our website – –...

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Peabody Parent Guidance for COVID

On March 13, 2020, our community was faced with an unprecedented challenge.  Due to the global pandemic, students and staff were asked to leave the comfort of our school building for what would...

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Revised Reentry & Reopening Plan 8/14/20

Dear Students, Staff and Families, We hope this letter finds you all safe and healthy. Thank you for your patience as we work to develop a comprehensive plan to return to learning this fall. At...

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A Message From The Superintendent

Dear Families and Caregivers, We hope this letter finds you safe and healthy during these uncertain times. As a district, the Peabody Public Schools is committed to providing students, staff and...

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Michelle Zottoli


McCarthy Elementary

76 Lake St. Peabody, MA 01960