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welcome to east hartford public schools

At East Hartford Public Schools (EHPS), our vision speaks of Schools that are the Pride of our Community. To this end, we are committed to providing a high quality learning experience for Every Child, Every Day. Our core institutional beliefs focus our staff on the importance of their expectations, efforts, and growing competencies. We believe there is a solution to every challenge and, through an educational focus on positive relationships between home, school, and child, we will achieve extraordinary results. 

EAST HARTFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS AT A GLANCE

Our Students: EHPS proudly serves 7,060 diverse, talented and dynamic students between grades Pre-K and 12.  Our average grade ranges between 500-550 students with elementary class sizes around 21 students per class (dependent on grade level).  At EHPS, we celebrate and embrace an incredibly diverse student body that represents the vibrant communities of our great town.  We are proud to be a district that provides our students with the beauty of our world and believes that “together, we are better.”

Our Staff: Charged with helping the finest students in the state of Connecticut on their individualized paths to success is a dedicated staff of over 1,300 employees.  Our staff is committed to developing the strong and powerful relationships and connections that are vital to student success.  Our teaching force is highly trained and qualified (over 92% have advanced degrees) and receives continual professional development and training to grow and improve our skills to help students succeed. 

Our Facilities: With 19 buildings and over 210 acres of property, EHPS represents a major piece of our town and certainly the future of our community. Beyond our 16 schools, our Central Registration/Facilities Division is located at 734 Tolland Street, while the Board of Education and Central Administration can be found at 1110 Main Street.  We take pride in our schools and work hard to keep them maintained, clean and ready for learning every day.  

District Schools:

Pre-School

Early Childhood Learning Center at Hockanum School  

Middle Schools:

Sunset Ridge School (Pre-IB Certification)
East Hartford Middle School

Elementary Schools:

Joseph O. Goodwin School
John A. Langford School
Franklin H. Mayberry School
Anna E. Norris School
Robert J. O’Brien STEM Academy
Thomas O’Connell IB School
Governor William Pitkin School
Silver Lane School 

High Schools:

Connecticut IB Academy
East Hartford High School

Alternative Schools:
Stevens Alternative High School
Woodland School

 

  • Hartford Courant Top Work Places 2011 Award Ribbon
  • Hartford Courant Top Work Places 2012 Award Ribbon
  • Hartford Courant Top Work Places 2013 Award Ribbon
  • Hartford Courant Top Work Places 2016 Award Ribbon
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