• 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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  • Dedham Schools Hosts TEC Legislative Breakfast

    Dedham Schools Hosts TEC Legislative Breakfast

    Dedham Public Schools hosted local administrators and state legislators at a Legislative Breakfast sponsored by The Education Cooperative on Friday, February 7th.

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  • All Hearts - DHS & DMS Focus on Healthy Hearts for Valentines

    All Hearts - DHS & DMS Focus on Healthy Hearts for Valentines

    Heart health has become a focus for the week leading up to Valentine's Day for Dedham Middle and High School students. Learn how these students are keeping their hearts healthy:

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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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  • Celebrating World Read Aloud Day on February 5th

    Celebrating World Read Aloud Day on February 5th

    Students across the Dedham school district celebrated the wonderful world of books on World Read Aloud Day. From local celebrity readers, school leaders and students, to online Skype readings, students were able to listen and enjoy the power of a great story read aloud to them. See some of the reading events in action here...

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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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  • DMS Geography Bee Champions!

    DMS Geography Bee Champions!


    At the annual Dedham Middle School Geography Bee in January, Dedham 6th grader, Harrison Abber, beat out his fellow middle schoolers to emerge victorious as the school Geography Champion. Fellow 7th graders, Adham Estowro and Gregory Kaladjian took 2nd place and 3rd place wins, respectively.

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  • Dedham Recognized for Digital Learning

    Dedham Recognized for Digital Learning

    Dedham was recognized by a national non-profit organization - EducationSuperHighway - for our use of technology as a means of helping non-verbal preschool students in the classroom.

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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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