The town of Ellington's education department is led by the Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools.…More There are 10 Board of Education members, plus the superintendent. The Board of Education and the superintendent are in charge of making sure the town's schools run smoothly. In Ellington, there are two elementary schools -- Crystal Lake and Center School, a combined elementary and intermediate school -- Windermere, a middle school -- Ellington Middle School, and a high school -- Ellington High School.
Board meetings are normally held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. All meeting notices are posted in each school, the School Administration Building, the Town Hall, Hall Memorial Library, and on the Web site. Please check postings for appropriate meeting dates and locations.
The Ellington Christian Nursery School aims to foster cooperation and creativity in children through its activities.…More The school's purpose is for all the children to reach their potential in all areas of development. The children are provided hands-on experiences with developmentally appropriate materials and activities. The school has spiritual, emotional, social, physical and cognitive goals for the students. As a Christian school, the children are taught about Christ's love and that they are being watched over.
It is the school's hope that the children will experience the love of Christ, as modeled by the teachers, in a real way. The Ellington Christian Nursery School is located in the Wesleyan Church and runs September through May.
Town of Somers Education Department 1 Vision Blvd, Somers, CT06071 The education department in Somers is run by the Board of Education and is led by a school superintendent. There are…More nine board of education members, plus the superintendent. The board and the superintendent are charged with making decisions for the school district and making sure everything goes smoothly. There are three schools—Somers Elementary, Mabelle B. Avery Middle School and Somers High School—in town. All are on a 115-acre campus that also includes the town's public library and is near the main recreation complex in town. There are approximately 1,650 students enrolled in the district.
At Ellington High School, students in town prepare to go on to college or into the workforce.
The…More mission of the school is to prepare students to become knowledgeable and respectful citizens who value learning, integrity, personal well-being, equity and diversity.
The staff has academic, civil and social expectations for every student.
At the school, there are several clubs, groups and sports teams that the students can join and participate in.
New England Tractor Trailer Training School 32 Field Rd, Somers, CT06071 Offering classes and instruction to fit any schedule, New England Tractor Trailer Training School can get you on the…More road to a career in trucking. Need to prepare for your CDL test? Training in both CDL-A and CDL-B is offered. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify and job assistance is provided upon completion.
New England Tractor Trailer Training School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.
The Child's Place Preschool was designed and built to provide its students with a wide array of educational…More activities. The school's philosophy is to provide children with a hands-on approach to education. The children at the school experience cooking, music, creative movement, art and playground activities. There is a library and computers that the children also get to use.
The school offers a morning session and an afternoon session. It can accommodate approximately 40 children per session.
Ellington Montessori School 89 West Rd, Ellington, CT06029 Ellington Montessori School provides education for children, focusing on emotional, social and physical development.…More This institution focuses on classes for children from age 3 to 6. Programs available specialize in practical life, language, math and the senses.