Mission, Vision & Values

Holyoke Public School Mission

To be the first educational choice for Holyoke families by designing multiple pathways of excellence where all students graduate prepared to excel in college, career and in community leadership.

HPS Vision

The vision for the Holyoke Public School is to create a pathway for every student. In addition, our students will graduate with an additional credential that provides for college and career options.

Our students are:

  • Effective Communicators
  • Critical Thinkers
  • Engaged and Productive Community Members
  • Mindful Individuals

HPS Values

At HPS, we…

Encourage bold thinking

Explore all possibilities for student success

Embrace all students & families as our own

Empower school teams to impact change

Engage in meaningful feedback

Equity Commitments

  • We ensure that the students, families, and staff who need the most get the most.
  • We incorporate the voices of those impacted.
  • We promote access and inclusion for all students, families, and staff.
  • We reflect and embrace the greater diversity of our students and families.
  • We work to be an anti-racist, inclusive and culturally-responsive community.

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HHS student mentoring two elementary students.

Strategic Priorities

Read about the district’s four strategic priorities and strategic plan.

District Turnaround Plan

Renewed  Turnaround Plan 2018 (PDF) |En Español (PDF)and Letter from Commissioner Riley  (PDF) | En Español (PDF)

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