School Council

What is a school council?

A school council is a representative, school building-based committee composed of the principal, parents, teachers, community members and, at the secondary level, students, required to be established by each school pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 71, Section 59C.

Responsibilities of the School Council

School councils are to assist principals in:

1. Adopting educational goals for the school that are consistent with local educational policies and statewide student performances standards

  2.             Identifying the educational needs of students attending the school

  3.             Reviewing the annual school building budget

  4.             Formulating a school improvement plan


School Council members


                                      Nikcole Allen, Principal

Evelyn Humphries, Student                        Amy Appell, Parent

Carlos Liard-Muriente, Parent                    Laura Pozzuto, Parent

Nadia Furqan, Parent                                 Laurie Housman, Parent

Dorian Jones, Teacher                               Jocelyn Young, Teacher

Melinda Cropsey, Community Member      Renee Brown, Teacher