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Northampton is best known for it’s academic, artistic, musical and political community organizations, shoppes and centers.

Nestled in the Connecticut River valley at the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, Northampton offers access to a multitude of outdoor pursuits as well as a thriving cultural scene and a scenic and walkable downtown.

The downtown area of Northampton brings a very lively and upbeat vibe to the town offering locals eclectic shoppes, a variety of restaurants and vibrant entertainment in a historical town setting.

Northampton has a total population of 28,483 residents. There are a variety of options for outdoor recreational activities such as biking and walking trails. Residents frequently visit the well known Look Park, which covers over 150 acres of recreational space. Also conveniently placed in the town is the Cooley Dickinson Hospital which is an affiliate of Mass General.

Another local point of interest is the women founded, Smith College, and its enchanting Botanical Garden. The garden and greenhouse features a gorgeous collection of trees, shrubs, and plants as well as a collection of plants from the tropics, semitropics, and desert regions.

Northampton Schools

Bridge Street Elementary School
Pre K – 5
2 Parsons Street
(413) 587-1460

Jackson Street Elementary School
Pre K – 5
120 Jackson Street
(413) 587-1510

Leeds Elementary School
K – 5
20 Florence Street, Leeds, MA 01053
(413) 587-1530

R K Finn Ryan Road School
K – 5
498 Ryan Road, Florence, MA 01062
(413) 587-1550

Lander-Grinspoon Academy
K – 6 • Jewish Private School
257 Prospect St
(413) 584-6622

JFK Middle School
6 – 8
100 Bridge Road, Florence, MA 01060
(413) 587-1489

Northampton High School
9 – 12
380 Elm St.
(413) 587-1344

Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School
9 – 12
80 Locust St.
(413) 587-1414

Smith College
Liberal Arts College
Northampton, MA 01063
(413) 584-2700

Clarke Schools for Hearing & Speech
Birth to 3 • K – 8
Adult Programs • Private School for Hearing and Speech Impaired Children and Adults
45 Round Hill Rd
(413) 584-3450

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