275 Prospect Street, PO Box 67, Norwood, MA 02062
781.762.6804 Phone | 781.762.0229 Fax


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.

Portrait of a Norwood Graduate


  • Solve problems together
  • Converse respectfully
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability
  • Understand self and consider other points of view


  • Ask questions driven by curiosity
  • Design innovative solutions and products
  • Take risks and persevere throughout the process
  • Think independently


  • Listen and speak effectively
  • Write for diverse audiences and purposes
  • Express through various mediums
  • Ensure all voices and ideas are heard and expressed

Critical thinkers and problem solvers

  • Gather and evaluate information
  • Propose a solution
  • Set goals and execute a plan
  • Reflect and improve


  • Get involved constructively
  • Contribute respectfully
  • Engage responsibly
  • Advocate for equity

Secondary Portrait of a Norwood Graduate

Elementary Portrait of a Norwood Graduate

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