We cultivate positive learning experiences and foster responsibility and integrity so that upon leaving Wellesley High School our students will continue to contribute to their worlds.

Wellesley High School is a dynamic community guided by these core values:

  • Academic excellence
  • Cooperative and caring relationships
  • Respect for human differences
  • Commitment to community

Academic Expectations:

Our goal is that Wellesley High School students will:

  • write effectively for a variety of purposes
  • read actively and critically across the curriculum for a variety of purposes
  • speak effectively in different settings
  • express ideas creatively across the curriculum
  • apply reasoning and problem-solving in all disciplines
  • use technology effectively and responsibly for a variety of purposes
  • perform physical and artistic skills
  • identify, evaluate and utilize a variety of resources for obtaining information

Wellesley High School encourages our community to recognize the value of learning for learning’s sake.

Social Expectations:

Our goal is that Wellesley High School community members will:

  • contribute to the well-being and welfare of others within the school community
  • assume responsibility for their own decisions and behavior
  • demonstrate a willingness to resolve conflicts responsibly
  • respect one another

Civic Expectations:

Our goal is that Wellesley High School community members will:

  • foster respectful and productive relationships between the Wellesley High School community and the community at large
  • exercise their rights and responsibilities in a democratic society

Adopted October 2006