When you move your family to a new community the schools can be an important part of your decision in where you want look for a home. The Island has exceptional educational opportunities for children of any age. Here you will find information on the various Island schools.
Educational opportunities on the island include public and private schools. Each town has a public elementary school and there is a public Charter school which serves children from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Public Elementary schools in Vineyard Haven, West Tisbury, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown include grades Kindergarten to 8th. While Chilmark's elementary school runs from Kindergarten to 5th grade at which time the children attend West Tisbury schools for 6th - 8th grade. Aquinnah children attend Chilmark schools.
• largest resort island in New England
• 23 miles long and 9 miles wide, 6 towns
• located 7 miles off southeast coast of Massachusetts
• ethnically, socially and heterogeneous population