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    Plan receives unanimous approval of School Committee; Students will begin with remote learning and shift to a hybrid model over time. View the full news release by clicking the title above.

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  • Fall Plan: Live Webinar with Q&A Hosted by Supt. Welch

    Dedham is hosting a live Q & A Zoom EVENING webinar tonight (7/30) from 7:00 - 8:00 PM. Faculty, Staff, and Students are welcome to join. Participants will be able to type and submit questions to Supt Welch directly via the Q & A zoom function, and he will do his best to answer them live with information we currently have. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the DPS website for those unable to join live.

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  • FALL PLAN UPDATE: New Website & Superintendent Virtual Q&A

    New information is now available regarding Dedham Public School plans for re-opening in the fall. Click above to read more about the new dedicated Fall 2020 website, and mark your calendars to join one of the live virtual Q&A sessions with Supt. Welch this Thursday.

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  • Dedham Public Schools Family Engagement Initiative Summer 2020

    The Dedham Public Schools and Dedham Youth Commission have partnered to create a supportive forum for all PreK-12 parents and caregivers.This is an opportunity to share and receive support from two mental health professionals and other parents and caregivers in the community. RVSP by July 28th. Clique no título para obter informações traduzidas; Haga clic en el título para obtener información traducida; Klike sou tit pou enfòmasyon tradui; Нажмите на название для переведенной информацииانقر العنوان للمعلومات المترجمة

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  • UPDATE on Schools in Sept - Guidance from DESE

    Today - June 25th - the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released its Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance. This work is based upon the current available research available at this time, and this guidance will be updated in late July. It is very comprehensive and includes a goal of safely returning as many students as possible for in-school learning in the fall. Read more by clicking the link above.

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  • Dedham Elementary Music Teachers Video

    Watch our amazing Elementary Music teachers celebrate the students in this video!

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  • Dedham Students Honored by New England Math League

    Congratulations to the Dedham Students in Grades 4-8 who were honored as High Achievers in 2020 by the New England Math League. Well Done!

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New Student Registration

  • During the COVID-19 outbreak, registrars will not be taking in person appointments.  Once you have completed your online registration and compiled all necessary documentation, please contact the appropriate student registrars.

    Register Online Here


    For Kindergarten and Preschool contact:

    Carmel Kerrigan




    For Grades 1 through 8 contact:

    Katie Murray




    For Grades 9 through 12 contact:

    Stefanny Sun



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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.