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Essex Town School District Info

The Commitment:

We in the Essex Town School community place the individual learner at the center of our day-to-day decision making. All our decisions and all our actions are based on answering the question, "HOW CAN WE BEST MEET THE NEEDS OF THIS CHILD?" We recognize that each learner is unique and that our answers may not be the same for each child.

We are committed to educating the WHOLE child--not just the intellectual, but the physical, emotional, and social as well. We recognize that self-esteem serves as the foundation for all further growth and we dedicate ourselves to fostering that self-esteem in each individual.

We know that education does not end with the completion of formal schooling and commit ourselves to enabling each individual to become a self-directed and lifelong learner. We will direct all resources of the educational community toward meeting this goal. We believe that self-directed and lifelong learners need many skills which include the ability to think critically and creatively, to work and learn cooperatively, and to use the tools of all forms of literacy, including verbal, mathematic, artistic.

Furthermore, we want our children to greet the future with enthusiasm, vigor, and curiosity as well as capability. We want them to be contributing, caring, and responsible world citizens who respect themselves and others.

We believe that educators, parents, students, and townspeople must work in partnership to create an educational community where learning is highly valued and each individual achieves and thrives. Such a partnership will enable us to meet the challenge of educating each individual, so s/he may in turn contribute to a society dealing with the challenges of the future.

The Goals:

Therefore, the Essex Town School District dedicates itself to:

* Centering on the Individual
Respect for the individual is paramount. Individual developmental stages and learning styles are key considerations when planning and delivering educational services.
* Nurturing Self-Esteem
Individuals will explore and take risks, learning from their successes and failures. They will develop to their fullest potential.
* Fostering a Love of Learning
The love of learning will evolve through skill development within a culture where learning is valued and modeled. Self-directed, lifelong learners will be able to solve problems, make decisions, and make connections between daily experiences and abstract concepts.
* Promoting Collaboration
We will learn to work cooperatively, to value the rights of others, and to value the contributions of others. Learners will develop an awareness of our responsibilities to the local, national, and global community.

The Town of Essex and Village of Essex Junction, Vermont USA (population 17,917) welcome you to the community where there are "Partnerships That Work". The Town of Essex (inclusive of the Village of Essex Junction), is a modern urban community with a friendly rural character. Essex is attractive to new businesses and residents because of its nationally recognized school system, its many parks and recreational facilities, diverse shopping opportunities from the local general store to major national retailers and as the home of one of the most advanced computer chip manufacturing plants (IBM) in the U.S.!

Essex Town School District is a publicly funded organization
Enrollment: 15008
No. of Schools: 3

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