Parents and guardians of Cunniff School students, please follow the link  Cunniff Parent Conference Website to sign up for a November parent and teacher conference.   Spanish teacher Mrs. Koehler is also hosting conferences if you would like to schedule a time to meet with her.  Should you need assistance signing up for a conference, we are happy to help. Please contact our Main Office.

Every year, each public 
school and school district in Massachusetts receives a report card.  Just as your child's report card shows how they are doing in different subjects, our school's report card is designed to show families how our school is doing in different areas.  Please read the attached letter in order to read additional information regarding the Cunniff School's Report Card and to find a link to the document.  2018CunniffSchoolReportCard 

The Watertown Community Foundation invites you to participate in their Teacher Tribute Program.  Please see flyer for details.

About Us

The Cunniff School is a PreK-5 elementary school located on 246 Warren Street. The school consists of approximately 330 students. The diversity reflective of the Cunniff community makes teaching and learning a rewarding experience for students, teachers and families.

The Cunniff School was established in 1954 as a 12 room schoolhouse. The school was originally erected in order to reduce crowded conditions in the other Watertown Public Schools. During its first year, the Cunniff had an enrollment of 437 students. The school was named after Judge P. Sarsfield, one of Watertown’s most respected citizens.

Mission Statement

The Cunniff School provides a supportive and challenging learning environment which maximizes student achievement, social responsibility and lifelong learning for all Cunniff Community members.


Everyone has strengths and everyone contributes. This defines who we are as a community of lifelong learners.

Principal: Mena Ciarlone
Administrative Assistant: Anne Marie Dangler

246 Warren Street
Watertown, MA 02472
617 926-7726
Fax Number:
617 924-0420

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