Yarmouth Schools in the News

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We are pleased to share our 2016 Annual Report, with information about the successes at each school from the past year.  This report also presents financial information to assist residents in understanding the school budget.

Our Strategic Plan
Vision 2020:  Planning for Student Success

In May, 2015, the School Committee approved the work of the Strategic Planning Team, resulting in adoption of "Vision 2020: Planning for Student Success", a five-year plan for the Yarmouth Schools.  We invite you to read through this document to see what we will be working on between now and the end of the 2020 school year.

Each year, the Superintendent of Schools will update the School Committee as to the district's progress toward meeting the goals of Vision 2020.  Updates will be posted here for public review.

Welcome to Yarmouth Schools                                                          Yarmouth Schools serve just over 1600 students in kindergarten through Grade 12 in the beautiful New England town of Yarmouth, Maine. Located ten miles north of Portland, Maine’s largest city, and bordered to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, Yarmouth is one of the more picturesque, yet accessible, communities north of Boston. Performance indicators of every type point to the Yarmouth schools being among the finest in New England, both on the academic scale and in terms of our co-curricular and community service offerings. Highly qualified staff, motivated students, and engaged parents are our greatest resources, complemented by significant instructional technology, community investment in education, and well-maintained, updated facilities. Our mission, “Empowering all students to create fulfilling lives in a changing world” directs our work each day, and we strive to send our graduates into the world ready to learn, work, and contribute positively in a dynamic society. For more information about our schools, please browse our website, or call 207.846.5586.

News and Announcements
  • Yarmouth School Nutrition heading to Department of Education State Competition after regional victory! Yarmouth School Nutrition director, Blair Currier, and Harrison Middle School staff member, Nikki Davoren, won the Department of Education's Regional Farm to School Cook-off competition yesterday.  Competing against ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2017, 9:53 AM by Andrew Dolloff
  • School Committee presents FY18 Budget Proposal to Town Council On Thursday, March 16, the Yarmouth School Committee presented its proposed FY18 budget to the Town Council.  The Committee's presentation may be viewed here.  Public comment will be received ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2017, 6:16 AM by Andrew Dolloff
  • 2017-18 Academic Calendar approved by School Committee The School Committee approved the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar on January 26, 2017.  The calendar follows a similar format to the 2016-2017 school year.  Please download a copy for ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2017, 7:32 AM by Andrew Dolloff
  • FY18 Budget process has begun The budget adoption process began with the superintendent's presentation of the proposed budget to the School Committee on January 26.  On Monday, January 30 we will begin holding workshop ...
    Posted Jan 30, 2017, 9:50 AM by Laurie Brigham
  • 2017-2018 Budget Development Schedule Released In a press release distributed to news outlets on November 15, the district announced the budget development process for the coming year.  Citizens are encouraged to make note of these ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2016, 4:58 AM by Andrew Dolloff
  • Water Testing at all four Yarmouth schools produces good results In a letter to parents and staff on October 17, we were able to share excellent results of the water testing conducted throughout the school district.  
    Posted Oct 17, 2016, 12:19 PM by Andrew Dolloff
  • Yarmouth Schools Earn 2016 Let’s Go Recognition Let’s Go!, a program of the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, has identified all four of our schools for achieving their 2016 Let’s Go ...
    Posted Aug 25, 2016, 11:26 AM by Andrew Dolloff
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Emergency Management Plan                                                                                                         
Safety of staff and students is a top priority within the Yarmouth School Department.  Our Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) was reconfigured in 2013 and is updated annually.  Staff and students participate in various drills and trainings each year, with identified staff and community members serving on the district's Crisis Intervention Team.  Although many parts of the CEMP are confidential for security purposes, this overview is posted annually for parents and community members.