Muraco School

Francis J. Muraco Elementary School Mission

At Muraco we are committed to being: curious, active learners, risk takers, individuals who are valued, individuals who value others, creative dreamers and constructive doers, supported and supporting members of the community, makers of healthy decisions, respectful and responsible community members with the highest standards of excellence in all that we do.

When the Francis J. Muraco School first opened in 1967, it was known as the Tufts School. At that time, the concept of Open Area was new and the school became the model for Open Area Education in the Commonwealth.

The school was rededicated in 1969 as the Francis J. Muraco School, in memory of one of our neighbors who died in Vietnam. Francis J. Muraco was a Marine. Every Memorial Day the memory of Francis J. Muraco is honored in a school-wide assembly (2010 assembly video featured here). Representatives of the US Marine Corps and the family of Francis J. Muraco join us for this important tribute.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund – About Francis J. Muraco