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Welcome to Willis E. Thorpe Elementary School

Home of the TIGERS


At Thorpe we are T.I.G.E.R.s. As TIGERS we show- Teamwork - Integrity - Growth Mindset - Empathy - Responsibility. At our monthly TIGER 5 assemblies each grade level has taken turns to present on each of our core values.

Read Across America Week & Author Visit

This coming week we have Maureen and Chris Harrington, authors of Ivy the Very Determined Dog come to speak with us. They will also be bringing Ivy! March 4-8 is also Read Across America Week! We will celebrate reading all week with various activities throughout the week.

2023-2024 Bus Schedules

Check bus schedules and registration information for the 2023-2024 school year.
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Welcome to Willis E. Thorpe Elementary School

In 2023, Danvers Public Schools is an inclusive community of learners that is respectful of individual differences, in which all students are valued for their unique strengths, talents, and challenges. A welcoming environment for students and families that is evident and diversity is valued and celebrated.

(Strategic Plan 2018-2023)

On behalf of the entire staff of Thorpe School we hope you have a great summer and cannot wait to welcome you back for the 2023-2024 school year. Once again, we will be focusing on meeting the needs of all students in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves as a community that values the importance of building strong relationships with all our families. It’s going to be a year full of enriching learning experiences, fun and making wonderful memories together!

At Thorpe, we are Tigers, and as tigers, we strive to show the following traits:

T – Teamwork I – Integrity G – Growth Mindset E – Empathy R – Responsibility

All new student registrations go through Central Office located at Danvers High School. Please contact Pam Ames at (978) 774-4800 ext. 2219 to schedule an appointment.

With best regards,

Brian Reilly, Principal

Stacey Cook, Assistant to the Principal

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