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.
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.
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.
Presentations such as "Parenting with Love and Logic" and "Raising Readers Club" are held at Center School and also at the Hall Memorial Library.
The PTO at Center School also brings special guests to the school for various programs.
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.
The staff has academic, social, and civic expectations for all of the students at Somers High School.
At the school, there are many clubs, organizations and sports teams that the students can join to participate in school life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Laidlaw Transit 450 Somers Rd, Ellington, CT06029 Laidlaw Transit provides the transportation for all of Ellington schools as well as school sports teams. Please contact…More the office for more information.