Ellington Middle School 46 Middle Butcher Rd, Ellington, CT06029 At Ellington Middle School, students build on what they learned at the intermediate school and prepare for high school.…More In addition to the regular school curriculum, Ellington Middle School offers intramural sports, jazz band, drama and student council. Students can participate in field trips and purchase items from the school store.
Somers Elementary School is where students in Somers begin their schooling. Since the school is in a building…More that used to be an old high school, the students have things available to them, like a full auditorium with a stage, that are not normally found at an elementary school. The school also has two mobile laptop labs, three stationary computer labs containing laptops and a gymnasium.</p>
<p>There is a lot of interaction between the students at the school and the local community. The school also has a sister school in China. The students have built a Chinese garden in the courtyard of the school and use it to learn in a hands-on manner.</p>
At Somers High School the staff works together to foster a learning community characterized by academic excellence,…More intellectual curiosity, creative expression, responsible citizenship, personal growth and respect for all.</p>
<p>The staff has academic, social, and civic expectations for all of the students at Somers High School. </p>
<p>At the school, there are many clubs, organizations and sports teams that the students can join to participate in school life.</p>
<p>Somers High School is located within the 115-acre educational complex that also includes Mabelle B. Avery Middle School, Somers Elementary School and the Somers Public Library.</p>
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.</p>
<p>The staff has academic, civil and social expectations for every student.</p>
<p>At the school, there are several clubs, groups and sports teams that the students can join and participate in.</p>
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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
Center School is located in the center of Ellington and is one of the three elementary schools in town.
At…More Center School, there is involvement with the community in the form of community service. Such service includes creating baskets for Thanksgiving for Ellington families and running a coat drive.</p>
<p>Presentations such as "Parenting with Love and Logic" and "Raising Readers Club" are held at Center School and also at the Hall Memorial Library.</p>
<p>The PTO at Center School also brings special guests to the school for various programs.</p>
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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
The Little Nursery School in Ellington is a nursery school for children ages 3 to 6. It has been in business since…More before 1990. </p>
<p>The teachers at the school develop age-appropriate activities that introduce and strengthen academic and social skills. There is academic curriculum like science, social science, music, letter books, and phonics. There is also curriculum to work with fine motor skills, large motor skills, and sensory skills. The children have music and gym lessons, and also have plenty of time to play. Extended day care is available. </p>
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. </p>
<p>The school offers a morning session and an afternoon session. It can accommodate approximately 40 children per session. </p>
Mabelle B. Avery Middle School 1 Vision Blvd, Somers, CT06071 In Somers, Mabelle B. Avery Middle School is the middle schooling area for students in town. The building was renovated…More in 2006 and has many new features and accommodations. The cafeteria, gym, and band and choral room are downstairs, and the classrooms and new media center are upstairs. There are two laptop carts that each have 26 laptops. These carts are brought into the classrooms, so much of the computer work is done in the classroom. All of the science labs are in the science rooms. The Mabelle B. Avery Middle School is on the 115-acre campus that makes up the Somers educational complex. Attached to the school is the Somers education district office, and across the way from it is the Somers Public Library.
Somers Academy-The Grammar School is a private school in Somers that was originally founded in 1981 in Wilbraham,…More Mass. In 1998, it moved to its current location in Somersville. This school is committed to fine arts, performing arts, science and technology. Instead of having a computer lab, the school runs on an integrated technology program and therefore has 30 MacBooks and 12 iPads that the students use right in the classroom. There is a foreign language program and much time is spent on that as well. Plays and musicals are held throughout the year. The school is as committed to special subjects as it is to the usual academics.</p>
<p>The school is also very focused on tolerance and diversity and international and global education and has fun and informative ways of teaching students these lessons. Somers Academy-The Grammar School pulls from over 30 towns, including many in Massachusetts. Because the school is so small, class sizes range anywhere from five to 15 students so the students get personalized, one-on-one attention every day.</p>
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.
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 and job assistance is provided upon completion.
In Ellington, Windermere is almost two separate schools. One part of it is a kindergarten through fourth grade…More elementary school, while the other part is a fifth and sixth grade intermediate school for all the fifth and sixth grade students in town.</p>
<p>The students are separated into different wings of the building and share common areas such as the gym, library, cafeteria, and nurse's office.</p>
<p>The teachers at Windermere are devoted to the betterment of the students through a commitment to high standards, challenging curriculum, and proactive interventions.</p>
<p>The goal here is to provide every child with a safe, happy, and challenging learning environment.</p>
<p>At the school, students can become involved in drama, math enrichment, career exploration and more.</p>
First Student Inc 18 Field Rd, Somers, CT06071 First Student is one of the largest school bus companies in the country. This First Student depot services the…More Town of Somers school system, providing transportation to and from school and school events for local students.