The mission of the Northampton Public Schools, in partnership with parents and the Northampton community, is to ensure high achievement by all students and to enable all students to become life-long learners, critical thinkers and self-fulfilled and socially responsible individuals who value and contribute to a multicultural and diverse global society.
Active parents and community support contribute to the success of Northampton Public Schools. Learn more about how to become involved.
NEF is a non-profit organization created to fund projects and programs that expand educational opportunities, foster creativity, and enhance academic experiences in Northampton's public schools. NEF has recently merged with Save Our Schools (SOS), a private, non-profit organization that raises and distributes funds to each Northampton public school for library and educational materials and provides public education/public policy outreach, and policy formulation regarding increasing the public funding base for public education.
NEAT is a citywide group comprised of parents, school staff, and concerned citizens working to preserve and build quality public education through fair taxes and spending.
Volunteers in Northampton Schools, Inc. is a private, non-profit agency that recruits and trains volunteers to serve in Northampton Public Schools and Smith Vocational High School.