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MTSD Vision of Learning

All MTSD learners are prepared to thrive, pursue their passions, and contribute dynamically to an ever-changing world.

Our Mission Statement

Through inclusive and reflective practices, the Milton School Community empowers all members to be resilient and passionate learners who are engaged locally and globally.

Core Beliefs & Values


  • Engage in a variety of learning experiences cultivating one’s own interests, aptitudes, and talents
  • Pursue knowledge and love of learning
  • Think critically, communicate effectively, recognize different perspectives and solve problems
  • Take academic risks and persevere through challenging tasks with the support of members in the learning community


  • Foster an approach to learning that is creative and “outside the box” thinking
  • Create thriving learning communities through innovation
  • Ask the question, “What if?” and then going after the answer


  • Use inclusive practices that remove barriers so all can flourish
  • Identify and address bias and inequity; create a safe, inclusive and affirming, school community for all
  • Prepare all students to be school, college/career ready through personalization

Care for the mind, heart, and body

  • Make informed choices and promoting strategies for a healthy lifestyle by understanding every decision or choice has an impact
  • Practice safe and healthy habits with technology
  • Meet basic needs to promote health, happiness, and productivity


  • Work together to grow a respectful learning environment where all members feel valued
  • Work together to achieve common goals in the classroom, district, and community