Mission and Beliefs

GEORGETOWN SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
Office of the Superintendent

51 North Street
Georgetown, MA 01833
978-352-5777
MISSION STATEMENT
The Georgetown Public School District is dedicated to educating all students to their fullest potential so that they may become responsible, tolerant, and successful individuals.
BELIEF STATEMENT
In the Georgetown Public School District our beliefs drive our commitments, decisions and actions.
Specifically we believe that:
  • Our students come first! Their individual, intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth is a priority.
  • Our students can reach high standards.
  • Our schools must promote academic excellence, creativity, innovation and the achievement of personal excellence.
  • Our schools should foster pride in self, school, community, country and world.
  • Our curriculum should be state of the art, comprehensive and challenging for all students.
  • Our students will become responsible problem solvers and become critical thinkers.
  • Our schools must create life long learners who demonstrate moral and ethical integrity and contribute to the shaping of society.
  • Our teachers, parents/guardians and community are partners in understanding and educating every student. Their role is to encourage and support the achievement of our students’ goals and dreams.
  • Technology is a critical learning tool essential for future success in our global society.
  • Our schools will be welcoming, inclusive and safe places to learn where individual differences are respected and valued.