Welcome To Rowe Elementary School!



Located in Rowe, Massachusetts, Rowe Elementary School is a Prek-6th grade elementary school, that offers exceptional academic, social and emotional education to children from Rowe and the surrounding towns as students of choice. Rowe School is where children come first!


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The school day starts at 8:20, students are welcome at the school after 7:30 (there will be adult supervision). Breakfast is served from 8:05-8:20, we say the Pledge at 8:20, and students are in classrooms by 8:25. Students who arrive after 8:25 will be marked tardy. Being in class on time helps the students start the day on the right foot, academically and socially, so please do everything you can to have your students here on time. Thank you in advance.

Also check the calendar section on the main page of the website for the most up-to-date schedule of events for the school.

Email wknittle@roweschool.org or llaffond@roweschool.org if you have any questions. Check the website for schedules and updates.

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OUR TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

We trust in a student’s innate desire to learn, given a supportive and stimulating environment.

We view teachers as resources who nurture this desire. In an educationally positive environment, children are challenged optimally to think for themselves, accept responsibility for their learning, and be involved in decision-making. We hope that as a result, the student will become a self-disciplined, self-directed, and creative learner with a positive, realistic self-concept.

Teachers as resources will provide feedback and support, a wide scope of experiences and opportunities, social and emotional strategies for coping, and the tools to become continuous learners.

Ultimately, all educational efforts are directed towards developing a respect for the rights, dignity, and opinions of others, as well as an ability to function effectively and productively in society.

APPRECIATION OF LITERATURE

Rowe students will read, and learn to listen, with understanding, developing an appreciation of literature and reading for enjoyment.

ACADEMIC SKILLS

Rowe students will develop skills necessary to read and listen with understanding, express themselves clearly and correctly in both speaking and writing, develop competent mathematic skills, an understanding and appreciation of the arts, a basic knowledge of scientific concepts, and skills and attitudes that promote physical health

SKILLS FOR LIFE

Rowe students will learn, with support, to make intelligent decisions, assume responsibility and independence, and appreciate people and their cultures, past and present.

ACCEPTANCE

Rowe students will learn to respect individual differences and the rights of others