Mission Statement

Our mission at Marlborough is to provide a safe, supportive, and challenging learning environment to prepare our students to be active citizens working toward a responsible, caring society. This mission is based on the belief of members of the Marlborough community that it is important to:

  • foster a climate that promotes
  • caring, sharing, and mutual respect
  • a positive attitude toward lifelong learning
  • the development of self-esteem, creativity, confidence, and willingness to take risks
  • the pursuit of excellence
  • open communication among teachers, students, and families
  • offer a balanced program which includes academics, athletics, visual and performing arts, and social activities
  • utilize a variety of strategies, resources, and activities to promote
  • the continuing growth of children’s knowledge and understanding of themselves and their world
  • the ability to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, and act wisely
  • recognize that teachers, students, and parents have a shared responsibility in the learning process
  • recognize that learning is both an individual and social process and that
  • learning is natural and enjoyable, and requires the active participation of the learner
  • children learn in a variety of ways and at different rates, reflecting personal interests, abilities, and experiences
  • social interaction provides opportunities for children to examine their knowledge and beliefs, and contributes to their motivation to learn