OUR VISION —
The mission of the Everett Public Schools is to meet the needs of every student in our diverse learning communities. The Everett Public Schools is committed to providing a safe, supportive and challenging environment that empowers students to become productive members of society.
The Everett Public Schools collaborates with family and community to provide an environment that nurtures the unique capabilities of each student in order for them to become responsible learners and ethical, global citizens.
The Everett Public Schools (EPS) is committed to ensuring that its students face no obstacles in attaining success. We adhere to practices and standards that are fair to every student, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, disability, or economic status.
OUR VALUES —
We establish high standards for our students and staff in all areas, from academic performance to artistic and extracurricular pursuits. We offer numerous opportunities for our students to reach their full potential academically, socially, and physically. We foster a learning environment that promotes problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration. We want our students to develop a lifelong interest in learning and literacy.
We strive to continually improve and adapt our curriculum, teaching techniques, and technology. We have strong lines of communication among teachers, department heads, principals and assistant principals, and central administration. Our educators share ideas and work together to solve problems and strengthen our district.
We want every child to feel safe and valued.
We teach our students to care about their community and the world, and to be civic-minded.
Every member of the Everett Public Schools is required to take responsibility for their actions, both individually and collectively.
OUR SCHOOLS —
The Everett Public Schools is comprised of nine schools: The Adams School offers free pre-school education for children ages 3 and 4; the Webster School is an early childhood building educating students from preschool through grade 3; the Devens School is fully approved special education public day school; the English, Keverian, Lafayette, Parlin, and Whittier schools are elementary schools for students in grades K-8; and Everett High School is a fully-accredited school for students in grades 9-12.
EPS has approximately 7,200 students in grades K-12, a teaching staff of more than 645, and a total workforce of more than 890.
OUR COMMUNITY —
The Everett Public Schools is an essential part of our city. We have built — and continue to build — strong partnerships with organizations, businesses and institutions that are committed to supporting our mission, bolstering our programs, and bettering our students.