About Us

Mission Statement

The East Boston Harborside Community School is a non-profit, incorporated, multi-service agency serving East Boston and the surrounding communities. The Harborside is charged with meeting the educational, social, and cultural needs of its service population including all ages and ethnic groups.

The East Boston Harborside Education Program’s Mission is to provide quality educational programming for the East Boston Community. The Education Program offers courses that will help residents improve their quality of life by empowering them with the tools to succeed in their jobs, furthering their education, and contributing to their communities through civic participation and language justice.

The Education Program is made possible through the generosity of the following funders:

MA Department of Elementary & Secondary Education and English for New Bostonians.

Our Classes: 

High School Equivalency (Hi-Set/GED) Level 1, 2, 3 Classes

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 6:00-8:15PM

(3 nights a week, 2.25 hours each night)


Native Language Literacy Spanish

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 6:00-8:00 PM


Pre-ESOL Class

Tuesday, and Thursday 6:00-8:30PM


ESOL 1, 2, 3, and 4 (English as a Second Language)

Tuesday & Thursday 6:00-8:30PM  / Monday & Wednesday 6:00-8:30PM



Family Literacy Program (ESOL for Parents)

Mario Umana School 

Tuesday and Thursday 3:00-5:15pm

Childcare provided

If interested contact Leah Gregory lgregory@ebhcs.org


Americans with Disabilities Act Grievance Procedure: 

Complaints concerning discrimination on the basis of disability by the East Boston Harborside Community School may be sent to Serafina Tassi at stassi@ebhcs.org. Serafina Tassi will contact the complaint within 15 calendar days after receipt of the complaint to discuss the complaint and will respond, in writing, within 15 days of the discussion.