275 Prospect Street, PO Box 67, Norwood, MA 02062
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About the Norwood Public School District

Norwood Public SchoolNorwood is a community that is committed to its children and values and respects its educational system. We currently have one early education center, five elementary schools, one middle school, one senior high school, and an administrative office building.  Enrollment in our Pre-K to Grade 12 school population is over 3,400.

A seven member School Committee, which values input and participation from parents and community members, sets policy and oversees the school budget.

Because the Norwood Schools are committed to providing every student the opportunity to be successful, there is a rich tradition of academic excellence, outstanding achievement in the Arts and Athletics, and a strong extra-curricular program.

Our Mission

The Norwood Public Schools is committed to providing each student with  a comprehensive and innovative education in an inclusive, safe and supportive environment.

Vision Statement

All Norwood Public School students will:

  • be respectful, responsible, resilient, caring, and confident individuals;
  • be able to communicate effectively, think critically, and work both independently, collaboratively, and creatively.
  • be culturally competent global citizens who are civically active and embrace diversity in an increasingly interconnected world;
  • be successful lifelong learners who are future (college and career) ready.

Beliefs

  • Every child can learn.
  • Academics is the primary focus of education. In addition to Academics, Athletics, and Activities are essential for a complete education.
  • Each child is unique and has special abilities and interests that must be recognized, encouraged, and developed.
  • The home, school, and community are responsible for the education of all children
  • Teachers must engage every student in learning..
  • Students are responsible for their own learning and for their personal conduct.
  • Parents are responsible for setting values and expectations that support the learning process.
  • Lifelong learning is essential for productive and responsible participation in a diverse and changing world.
  • Teachers have the right to teach and students have the right to learn in a safe and nurturing environment.
  • A community thrives when individuals contribute to the well being of others.
  • Integrity, respect, and cooperation are essential in building trusting relationships.
  • Our community is strengthened and enriched through diversity.

Statement of Nondiscrimination

The Norwood Public Schools’ policy on nondiscrimination extends to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business.

The Norwood Public School District is an equal opportunity employer; it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, homelessness, disability, or pregnancy or pregnancy related condition in its programs, activities, or employment.

All students, regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, homelessness, or pregnancy or pregnancy related condition have equal access to the general education program and to the full range of co-curricular/enrichment/sports programs offered by the Norwood school where they are duly enrolled.

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