Vision – Melrose Public Schools Vision Statement: Every student will be an engaged, challenged, enriched, and self-directed learner. (6/27/17)
Mission – Melrose Public Schools Mission Statement: The Melrose Public Schools will provide and sustain a thriving and dynamic teaching and learning environment, preparing every student to excel in their authentic life and global citizenship, as supported by an engaged community. (6/27/17)
Theory of Action – If educators plan instruction with clear learning objectives, develop a culture and climate that fosters strong relationships within the school community, design a current and well-articulated curriculum, and apply the best instructional practices, then teaching and learning will advance and realize high levels of growth and personal success for all learners.
Strategic Objective – Teaching All Students: Employ instructional practices that expect high expectations for content and performance, engage all students, and are personalized to accommodate diverse learning styles, needs, interests, and levels of proficiency.
STRATEGIC PRIORITY -continue to implement and expand instructional practices and educational options that support students who are identified as at risk or advanced learners so that we provide targeted intervention, challenge, and advancement for each student.
In Global Languages, teaching for proficiency includes providing all students entry points to tasks as well as clear criteria for above target students to continue to expand their performance.
Middle School and High School piloting flex block within schedule to provide additional instruction, opportunity for enhanced and extended tasks, and time for retesting and remediation.
Small cohort of elementary teachers piloting cross class grouping in ELA and math.