The mission of the East School is to foster personal academic growth through exploration and intellectual curiosity in a supportive and safe environment. We are committed to nurturing a partnership among educators, family and community to cultivate a love of learning and to instill confidence and self-esteem. We strive to develop socially-responsible students who are kind and respectful to all.
The mission of the Hingham Public Schools is to provide challenging and comprehensive educational programs in a safe and informative 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