In compliance with the requirements by the federal government (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the implementing regulations), and the Massachusetts State Government (Chapter 622 of the Acts of 1971, and the implementing regulations), the Chicopee School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information or ancestry, or in violation of any federal or state law, in regard to hiring practices by any and all schools and departments and also in regard to pupil admission to schools, courses of study, activities and any other opportunities for pupils made available within the school system.
In addition, under Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other relevant law, no otherwise qualified handicapped individual, shall, solely by reason of a handicap, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity.
It is the mission of the Chicopee Public Schools
to maintain high standards and expectations for all students by
involving teachers, parents, and community in the education of our
The Chicopee Public Schools will reflect a climate in which staff,
parents, and the community foster on-going growth and change necessary
to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and values they will
need to lead meaningful lives.