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Important Notices

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  • Summer Credit Recovery

    Summer Credit Recovery - Your child’s school guidance counselor will be contacting you and your child directly if they are eligible for Summer Credit Recovery. The Summer Credit Recovery Program will run from June 28-July 27.

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  • DHS Counselor Availability

    Counselors are available for students and families by appointment until June 24th. Please call or email your child’s counselor directly or call the Guidance secretary, Ms. Stefanny Sun, at 781-310-1125 to schedule an appointment.

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  • DHS Career Fair 2021

    Missed or want to revisit some of our wonderful panelists from the 2021 DHS Virtual Career Fair? Videos of each segment are now available for viewing. Many thanks to the professionals who participated!

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Spotlight News from Around the District

  • NEW: COVID Quarantine Guidelines

    On Wednesday, March 3 the Dedham School Committee voted to approve revised COVID Quarantine Guidelines for the District. These guidelines allow the option (in non-household exposures) for people who are considered close contacts of a positive COVID-19 case to return from quarantine with testing after as few as 7 days. These revised guidelines follow CDC recommendations and will remain in effect for the District for all students and staff.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions re: COVID - School Notifications

    When it comes to notifying parents regarding students in classrooms or schools who have tested positive, our school nurses are following a strict set of protocols. There are often questions – especially around who was impacted, how family members ought to respond, and if school will need to shift back to fully remote learning. Get answers to the Frequently Asked Questions here!

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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.