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February 4, 2020  

Dear Families:  

Every year, each public school and school district in Massachusetts receives a report card. Just as your child’s report card shows how they are doing in different subjects, the school’s report card is designed to show families how our school is doing in different areas.   

The report card includes multiple measures of a school’s performance – more than just MCAS scores. It represents a new way of  looking at school performance, by providing information on student achievement, teacher qualifications, student learning  opportunities, and more.   

Report cards are designed to be useful tools for everyone connected to our school. Families can use the information to have meaningful conversations with us about what the school is doing well and where there is room for improvement. Community and education leaders can use the information to better understand how to support students and our school. We encourage you to become involved in helping us improve our school. We see parents as critical partners in the success of our students and school, and we are grateful for your continued support.  

If your child attends a school that receives federal Title I funds, you also have the right to request the following information about the qualifications of your child’s classroom teachers:  

·   Whether your child’s teacher is licensed in the grade levels and subject areas they teach,  

·   Whether your child’s teacher is teaching under an emergency license or waiver,  

·   The college degree and major of your child’s teacher, and  

·   Whether your child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications. 

 If you have questions about our school’s report card, would like to become involved in school improvement activities, or would like to request information about the qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher, please contact Colleen Forlizzi, Assistant Superintendent of Schools or your child’s building principal. 

To see our district’s 2019 report cards, follow the links below and to search for all MA schools’ report cards, visit  MA School and District Report Cards.  

Rockland District 

Rockland Senior High School  

John W. Rogers Middle School  

R. Stewart Elementary School 

Memorial Park Elementary School  

Jefferson Elementary School  

Sincerely,  Colleen Forlizzi, Assistant Superintendent of Schools  

Rockland Public Schools