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Mission

Graduate every student prepared with the necessary knowledge, skill and character to find success in life.

Vision

The Holyoke School District provides a positive, safe and stimulating learning environment under the guidance of a knowledgeable and dedicated staff with high expectations for all students. The District offers an innovative curriculum and flourishes due to strong partnerships with parents and the community. The District graduates students who have developed into self-sufficient, highly motivated, independent critical thinkers who respect cultural differences, are adaptable to change, have positive self-esteem, and who have secured the necessary skills to succeed as productive citizens.

Values

ACCOUNTABILITY
The District leads with integrity, accepts responsibility for its outcomes, and works to instill these values into our students.
KNOWLEDGE
The District provides each student what he or she needs to grow academically, and supports the overall physical, social and emotional growth necessary for our students to be functioning members of society.
COMPASSION
We all learn and perform best when we feel safe and accepted, and therefore, we are obligated to extend that feeling to others.
ZEAL
When we are passionate about our work; dedication, determination, innovation and respect flourish.
EXCELLENCE 

The continuous journey toward our personal and organizational best keeps us striving for more.

Goals

  1. Increase Student Achievement with results in the top 25% of all schools in the State
  2. Recruit, retain, and develop a high quality teaching and classified staff
  3. Practice fiscal responsibility and develop a budget focused on district goals
  4. Demonstrate pride in our facilities and grounds creating the optimum learning environment
  5. Continuously improve communication and outreach with our community

Each district goal has specific strategies identified to meet the goal and a clear measurement target designed for continuous monitoring of our progress.