We empower our children to be out-of-the box thinkers through experiential, theme-based education that breaks the traditional mold.

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Thursday, February 12, was Odyssey’s first Portfolio Night. Students keep portfolios of work they have done throughout their time at Odyssey. For a preschooler, a portfolio might include, among other things, art projects and photographs of milestones in fine motor skills. For a 1st grader, it might include science journal entries and successful spelling tests […]

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Here at Odyssey Day School we have been committed to a theme based curriculum since we began in 1995. I thought that parents might be curious about what theme-based education is, why we find it beneficial, and what it looks like from day to day. A theme based curriculum means that each skill area of […]

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WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING?

  • There are not enough good things I can say about the school as a whole, and my daughters teachers! The staff is committed and caring. When I walk through the halls with my daughter at the end of the day all of the teachers and administrators know who she is by name, and offer a friendly smile and are happy to talk with her/us.
    —Preschool Parent
  • When your kid says "I think Shakespeare is funny" you have to be happy with the rest of that conversation. The depth of learning is what I like best. They teach math and reading based on the individual's ability, so that they all learn better. I like that my kids have learned about art, music and spanish.
    —Seventh Grade Parent
  • There is just as much of a focus on the social education of the children as on the academic education and a culture of acceptance and kindness predominates.
    —6th Grade Parent
  • Odyssey has provided my daughters a solid foundation to become life long learners and for that, I'm grateful. Thank you Odyssey!
    —Melrose Parent
  • Odyssey is truly an amazing school. The teachers and staff are warm and supportive and the curriculum is engaging.
    —Stoneham Parent
  • My daughter not only enjoys being at school when she is there, she actually looks forward to going!
    —Wakefield Parent
  • The best thing about the school is that my son loves it! Odyssey has made him a curious, motivated learner!
    —Medford Parent