For Parents

Mission Statement:

Egremont School will provide a learning environment, which identifies and values each student’s talents. To develop these talents, we will build a creative, cooperative, and respectful educational community that draws forth the best from each child for today and the future.

Vision for Excellence and Equity:

Egremont Elementary School will be a true learning community for students and educators. Through a commitment to equity and excellence, coupled with the use of effective instructional practices and programs, we will establish an educational environment that ensures all students achieve high levels of learning and success. Students at Egremont School will be excited about learning and feel that the school is a caring, safe, and fun place to be. Educators will feel supported, challenged, and fulfilled as they collectively work to ensure that every child reaches a high level of success. Families and community members will feel welcomed and embraced as partners in the learning process.

Core Beliefs:

  • We believe that every student can learn and achieve at high levels.
  • We believe all educators must hold a shared ownership and be fully invested in the success of all students.
  • We believe we are responsible for raising the achievement of every student, closing the achievement gaps and eliminating institutional barriers that prevent students from reaching high levels of success. 
  • We believe that classroom instruction should be engaging, culturally responsive, relevant, rigorous, and differentiated to meet individual student learning needs.
  • We believe students should learn global informational, technological, and communicative skills to better prepare them for success.
  • We believe in establishing a school environment where teachers work collaboratively to plan, instruct and assess for student learning while ensuring an aligned written, taught and tested curriculum.
  • We believe in a culture of continuous improvement where staff members are reflective practitioners who have a willingness to learn and embrace new ideas and strategies.
  • We believe in establishing positive and professional working conditions so that staff members feel valued, respected, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • We believe the school culture must embrace, nurture, and celebrate the diversity of students, families and staff.
  • We believe it is our responsibility to provide a safe, nurturing, and healthy school environment that supports the physical and emotional well-being of each child, provides the foundation for making good choices, and promotes respect for self and others.
  • We believe in the importance of establishing effective, strong, and communicative partnerships with parents/guardians, families, and the greater school community so that they may support student learning and growth. 

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