District Announcements


Principal's Corner



Happy New Year!

We had a great fall and are now starting the New Year! Open Enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year is Jan. 1-31st. Please see the information below about Open Houses and tours!

Open Enrollment (Jan. 1-31st) and Open Houses (Jan. 9 & 21st)!

Barnstable Community Horace Mann Charter Public School (BCHMCPS) is in our tenth year of operation and fifth year located on Bearses Way in Hyannis. 

We are a K-3 Elementary School of approximately 300 students who live in the seven villages of Barnstable (Barnstable, Cotuit, Centerville, Hyannis, Marstons Mills, Osterville and West Barnstable). We are founded on the Accelerated Schools Plus (ASP) model where gifted and talented teaching strategies are used with all students.

■Tuition Free/No Cost!

■Available to all Barnstable students.

■Open House for Students and Parents: Jan. 9 & 21, 2014 @ 6:30-8:00 p.m.

■Call 508-790-6485 for a school tour or more information!

■Applications available on our website:

■Applications due Jan. 31st and Lottery held on Feb. 7th!

We look forward to a great learning year in 2014!


Marilee A. Cantelmo

School Leader/Principal




Our Mission

"The mission of the Barnstable Community Horace Mann Charter Public School (BCHMCPS) is to be a whole school community that provides a challenging and enriching environment for all children Kindergarten through grade 3; and where all children achieve high academic standards and develop character. We support the whole child and continuous improvement in the teaching process, and consider a whole school community as integral to success."