Responsive and Inclusive Environment – Priority 5 Detail

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 – Responsive and Inclusive Environment: Create safe, supportive, and welcoming schools in which all students, staff, and members of the community can thrive.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY – Analyze current resources, materials, and technology in order to provide equity and inclusivity.




During assistant superintendent/director walkthroughs  a visual audit tool has been used to engender conversations about representation of a variety of cultures in classrooms at the middle and high school.

District in conjunction with Chief Information Technololgy have inventoried computer equipment across district in order to acess needs and student:computer ratios.  Additional purchases were made as part of the summer renovation projects and in collaboration with the MVMMS PTO.