Core Beliefs:

  • Fulfillment of individual potential
  • Respect for self and others
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Commitment to life-long learning
  • Service to others

Our Mission

The mission of the Hingham Public Schools is to provide challenging and comprehensive educational programs in a safe and supportive environment, enabling all students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for success as local and global citizens.

In partnership with families and the community, the HPS strives to develop in students:

  • academic excellence, including content knowledge, communication skills, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving capacity
  • habits of physical and emotional well-being, including a spirit of self-worth, resiliency, and adaptability
  • personal responsibility, integrity, and active citizenship
  • responsibility for the environment
  • skillful and responsible use of technology
  • respect for the diverse views and backgrounds of others
  • collaborative engagement as a means of both learning and problem solving
  • intellectual curiosity that motivates future learning
  • creative expression through the fine, performing, and applied arts