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Weston Public Schools

Weston is an uncommon school district in terms of student success, teaching excellence, robust academic and co-curricular offerings, and special attention to the physical, social and emotional well-being of our students….

From their earliest days through graduation, Weston students are challenged and cared for by our faculty and administrators. Current and prospective families can be assured that Weston believes “connections” are essential to student success – we insist that all students are known well by many adults.

Excellence with compassion is at the heart of our professional beliefs and priorities. Intellectual rigor – using one’s mind well to solve complex problems – is of the utmost importance. At the same time, compassion is paramount; our excellent students will be the keys to a civil, just, caring nation and world. The Board of Education, administration and staff are aligned in the shared goal of guiding Weston to even greater heights in its stated mission of “empowering each student to achieve success and contribute to our global society…and to serve as part of a caring and supportive community.”

Weston is an exemplary learning community – for students and adults. Weston educators, partnering with leaders in education, extend the frontiers of teaching and learning. Recognizing that classroom teachers are key to student success, we provide extensive professional development. Professional learning is integrated throughout the school year, including two days fully dedicated to Weston educators sharing knowledge and best practices. Administrators and Curriculum Instructional Leaders provide continuous coaching and feedback for teachers.

Developing Critical Thinkers and Innovative Problem Solvers

Ultimately, Weston educators foster critical and creative thinking, collaboration, and the application of knowledge to real-life situations.  We empower students to become innovative thinkers and problem solvers, compassionate hearts, now and for the future.

Making an Impact

We are proud that our school system is considered to be among the finest in Connecticut, celebrated for its excellent educational and co-curricular programs and prudent financial management. In 2013, Weston High School was one of only 53 high schools recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. In 2017 US News and World Report ranked Weston High School as #1 comprehensive public high school in Fairfield County, #2 in Connecticut, #84 in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and #231 nationally.

All four schools contribute to a remarkable outcome statistic: approximately 97 percent of Weston High School graduates matriculate to four-year colleges. Few public school districts nationally can match this impact on their students’ future lives. Looking at the Class on 2016, 35 percent of all applications submitted were accepted by “Most Competitive” and “Highly Competitive” colleges and universities. Combined SAT scores for this class were 1738, with an average of 579 in writing, 582 in math and 577 in critical reading. Weston High School also had nine national advanced placement (AP) scholars, 47 AP scholars with distinction, 14 AP scholars with honors, and 15 AP scholars. The College Board recognizes Weston High School on its National AP District Honor Roll and has ranked Weston High School first in Connecticut for student achievement in AP course assessments.

Vision

Our commitment to excellence and continued, purposeful innovation will make Weston Public Schools the standard in designing educational pathways and environments that cultivate empowered citizens of the global community.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Weston Public Schools, as a caring and supportive community partnership, is to empower each student to achieve success and contribute to our global society by developing and cultivating character, knowledge and creativity through a dynamic learning experience that challenges each student to continually pursue personal excellence.

Our Schools

School Profiles & Hours

Hurlbutt Elementary School

Weston students begin their journey of learning at Hurlbutt Elementary School. A welcoming, safe and secure school, Hurlbutt inculcates a love of intellectual activity in reading, writing, math, music and the arts. Spanish is introduced to all students starting in Kindergarten. Physical and emotional development are priorities, ensuring that students are growing in all ways.

Regular School Hours:  8:30 AM – 3:15 PM
HES Delayed Opening & Early Dismissal Protocol

Weston Intermediate School

Weston Intermediate School has developed a caring, responsive community of learners, fostering pride in each student’s developing abilities. Reading and writing are taught through a workshop model (supported by Teachers College); Math-in-Focus (Singapore Math) guides math instruction; dedicated science and World Language classrooms broaden learning; student data is a guide for teachers to individualize instruction; physical education, music, theater and art are priorities; and, many enrichment opportunities extend learning beyond the classroom.

Regular School Hours:  8:30 AM – 3:15 PM
WIS Delayed Opening & Early Dismissal Protocol

 

Weston Middle School

Weston Middle School is committed to providing students with an exemplary middle level education – with dedicated teachers as critical resources to help students develop essential capacities and content knowledge to achieve at high levels. Teaming is essential to effective instruction; interdisciplinary teams share the same students for core academic subjects.

Regular School Hours:  7:45 AM – 2:30 PM
WMS Delayed Opening & Early Dismissal Protocol

Weston High School

Weston High School offers a rich array of required and elective courses.  They include courses in English/Language Arts, Science, Technology, Pre-Engineering, Math, Social Studies, World Languages, and Visual and Performing Arts.  Innovative courses include Anatomy and Physiology, Micro Economics and Macro Economics, Computer Coding, Publication Design, and Video and Television Production.  Attesting to the college readiness of its graduates, Weston High School offers an outstanding selection of Advanced Placement courses.

Regular School Hours:  7:45 AM – 2:30 PM
WHS Delayed Opening & Early Dismissal Protocol

RESOURCES

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Distinctive Programs

  • Digital Learning and Technology
  • Special Education
  • Healthy Learning Environments
  • Athletics, Music, the Arts and Theater

Student Registration

There are multiple steps required to complete the registration process for both In District and Out of District Students. 

Helpful Information

For Prospective Families including principal reports, accomplishments, brochures and more.