• Health Safety:  Taking Precautions Against Viral Infections & Coronavirus

    Health Safety: Taking Precautions Against Viral Infections & Coronavirus

    As cold and flu season is in full swing, all schools throughout our District have seen an increased number of students with symptoms of influenza (flu), as well as strep throat and GI viruses over the last month. The 2019-2020 flu season has been complicated by recent reports of a novel (new) coronavirus. The current risk of coronavirus to our community is low.

    Learn more here about how Dedham Public Schools are closely monitoring the ongoing situation with regards to the outbreak and growing risks of the coronavirus.

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  • School Campus Circulation Study

    School Campus Circulation Study

    Learn more about the ongoing traffic circulation study being conducted in response to the critical need for improving student safety around the Avery Elementary, Dedham Middle School, Dedham High School campus and surrounding areas. Parent input needed!

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  • Congratulate Avery Music Teacher Mrs. Sara Santos

    Congratulate Avery Music Teacher Mrs. Sara Santos

    Avery's music teacher Sara Santos has been chosen to be honored as an "Astonishing Woman" by the Wheelock Family Theatre, after being nominated by a student family.

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  • Dedham Students Shine at All Town Instrumental Concert

    Dedham Students Shine at All Town Instrumental Concert

    On Wednesday, February 5th , over 300 students from Dedham Public Schools took to the stage for an all-town instrumental concert. Dedham students from 4th through 12th grade performed together showcasing the incredible musical talent across all age groups. The concert is the first performance for over 160 Elementary students who began taking instrumental music classes this year during the school day.

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Mission and Vision

  • Our Mission: 

    The mission of the Dedham Public Schools, in partnership with the community, is to promote excellence in learning, self-discipline, and motivation.

    The Dedham School System does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or handicap in its educational activities or employment practices.

    Vision Statement:

    Each graduate of the Dedham Public Schools (DPS) will confidently pursue personal excellence through continued independent inquiry and learning and exhibit socially responsible decision-making within a dynamic and diverse global community.

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