Founding Headmaster, Neighborhood House Charter School
Kevin Andrews is the founding headmaster of the Neighborhood House Charter School (NHCS), which opened in 1995. NHCS is a pre-K–8, full-service school that integrates education with social services and healthcare programs for 400 low-income students from Dorchester and surrounding neighborhoods. It is one of the city’s most sought-after schools, with students consistently placing among the highest performing on English and math MCAS exams.
Prior to founding NHCS, Kevin was a principal in Newton and in Brookline, and he was a classroom teacher in Newton. He recently stepped down as headmaster of NHCS, but is still actively engaged in education efforts in Boston and Massachusetts.