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  • Mission Statement:

    We believe that all members of our school community should be Appreciated, Impactful, Joyful, Connected, and Balanced. It is the mission of the John W. Decas Elementary School, in collaboration with parents and community members, to provide respectful, engaging, standard-based academic and social learning environment that is rigorous, differentiated, and ensures individual student success in the attainment of the 21st Century skills needed to positively impact our global society.

  • Contact Information:

    John W. Decas Elementary School
    760 Main Street
    Wareham, MA 02571

    Main Number – 508-291-3530
    Fax: 508-291-3533

    Main Office Hours:
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    School Hours:
    School doors open at 8:30 a.m.
    School begins: 8:30 a.m.
    School ends: 2:50 p.m.

    Volunteering and CORI Checks:
    It shall be the policy of the district to obtain all available Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)
    of prospective employee(s) or volunteer(s) of the school department including any individual who may have direct and unmonitored contact with children, prior to hiring the employee(s) or to accepting any person as a volunteer. A completed and approved CORI form is also necessary in order to accompany your child on a field trip. You may obtain a CORI form at our Main Office. It may take a couple weeks to process depending on the number of requests throughout the district so please plan accordingly.

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