General & Resources

First Day of School & Supply Lists

First day of school:

Grades K2 – 8: August 27th (Tuesday)
K1 ONLY : August 29th (Thursday)
School Hours: K1 – 8 9:15am – 4:30pm

Click through the various sections of this webpage to find important information about school procedures.
For more detailed information click here to download the 2019-20 Welcome Packet.


2019-20 School Supply Lists:

K1 2019-2020 Student Supply Lists
K2 2019-2020 Student Supply Lists
Gr1 2019-2020 Student Supply Lists
Gr2 2019-2020 Student Supply Lists
Gr3 2019-2020 Student Supply Lists
Gr4 2019-2020 Student Supply Lists
Gr5-6 2019-2020 Student Supply Lists
Gr7-8 2019-2020 Student Supply Lists

School Buses

Please be aware all transportation services are provided to the Conservatory Lab through Boston Public Schools Transportation Department. Your child(ren) must live in the qualifying distance to receive services. This is determined by the transportation department.

Services are provided for school hours only. If your child will participate in before or afterschool services, they will need to be dropped off and picked up by a parent or guardian.

  • For information on buses running late, please contact Boston Public Schools Transportation at 617-635-9520.
  • For real-time information on your bus please use the Where’s My School Bus app provided by Boston Public Schools.
  • Additional resources about school buses are available at the Boston Public Schools website.

Procedure for Parent Pick-Up

Please Note: Any changes to a child’s dismissal plan must be made before 12 pm same day by emailing:

  • Early dismissal must occur before 3:30 pm.

Please Note: Parent Pick-Ups will not happen from the main entrance.

  • Please continue 1 flight up to the B floor, room B3 where parent pick-ups will be held.

  • You must make sure that your child has been signed-out by the staff member in parent pick-up.

Lower School
Office of Student Support: 617-254-8904 x392
Nurse: 617-254-8904 (this is the front desk; ask for the nurse)

Upper School
Office of Student Support: 617-254-8904 x143
Nurse: 617-254-8904 (this is the front desk; ask for the nurse)


Conservatory Lab Charter School uniforms are available at Allens Uniform. Students are required to wear uniforms at all times including during concerts.

Click here to visit the Conservatory Lab page on the Allens website.

Current school uniform consists of:

  • K1-5: Teal colored shirt with the CLCS logs, available from Allen’s uniform
  • GR6-8: navy blue shirt with CLCS logo, available from Allen’s uniform
Pants:  K1-GR8
  • Khaki pants, knee-length skirts, or shorts.
Sweaters: K1-GR8
  • Gray fleece with the Conservatory Lab logo, available from Allen’s uniform
  • Navy blue solid colored sweater (No hoodies)
  • Gray solid-colored sweater (No hoodies)
Physical Education Uniform, Gr3-8:
  • Solid white shirt
  • Solid blue shirt
  • Solid gray sweatpants
  • CLCS fleece OR solid gray sweatshirt (No hoodies)

Examples of acceptable pants, shorts, skirts, and skorts are available on Allen’s Uniform website. Skirts/skorts must be at least knee-length. Shoes must be closed-toed and have a rubber sole. Shoes may not light up, blink, make noise, or have cleats or wheels built into the shoe.

Concert Uniform:

  • White shirt
  • Black pants, skirt, or dress
  • Solid black shoe

All children are expected to wear a combination of black bottoms and a white top. This may mean black skirt, dress, or pants and a white blouse or button-up shirt. All children will be expected to also wear a solid black shoe.

The student handbook will also provide further details about uniform.

Orders should be placed with the Leominster store.


26 Main Street
Leominster, MA 01453




Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 – 5:00 pm
Sunday closed


Click here to download the Student Records Release Form

Use this form to request your child’s school records including their record card, attendance records, and medical records.

You may submit the completed form via email to Danyel Cousins at for the Upper School and Rosalvo Valcimond at for the Lower School.

Although email is the preferred method, you may mail in the completed application to the following addresses:

Conservatory Lab Charter School Upper School
c/o Danyel Cousins
395 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02125

Conservatory Lab Charter School Lower School
c/o Rosalvo Valcimond
131-133 Hancock St.
Dorchester, MA 02125

Please allow 7 business days to process the request.

Coming Soon for Summer 2021.

Keep your kid active this summer! Check out this list of summer programs in and around Boston. Whether interested in the arts, sports, nature, robotics or activism and entrepreneurship, there’s bound to be a program that meets your child’s needs.