Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment – Priority 3 Detail

Vision –

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 –  Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment:  Develop and plan high quality curriculum and systems of assessment that enhance student centered, personalized, and self-directed learning.

Strategic Priority – Advance inquiry based and project based learning (PBL) through the use of multiple means of student driven engagement, representation, and expression.




Elementary Science Working Group continues to build out science curriculum, including the implementation of inquiry based and PBL as instructional strategies.

Media Library Specialist and Academic Facilitators at MHS and MVMMS providing support to teachers to plan and implement PBL strategies.