Merrimack Academic Partnership

Middle-School Support

The Merrimack Academic Partnership is a mentoring and tutoring initiative that provides academic support in English, reading and mathematics to middle-school students in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

The tutoring program takes place on various afternoons from October to May. Volunteers help out at the following schools:

Bellesini Academy

Bellesini Academy is an independent, tuition-free Catholic middle school providing quality scholarship education to deserving boys and girls in grades five through eight in Lawrence.

Alexander B. Bruce School

Located in the Tower Hill section of Lawrence, the Bruce School comprises 795 students who live mostly in multifamily homes in the neighborhoods surrounding the school.

Executive Director

Professor Mary McHugh

Assistant Director

Katherine Donell