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Glastonbury/East Hartford Magnet School

Glastonbury/East Hartford Magnet School
Grades PK3 to 5
95 Oak Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Glastonbury East Hartford Magnet School

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Late Application Information

We have limited availability, but there’s still time to apply! Seats may become available at the following grade(s) for the 2021-22 school year.

Available Grade(s): PK3, PK4, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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Prospective Students

Welcome to Glastonbury/East Hartford Magnet School (GEHMS), home of the state of the art planetarium. We welcome all students and their families.

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Student registration is one of the last steps of the placement process. If you received a placement offer and accepted a seat at this school for the upcoming 2021-2022 School Year (beginning August 2021) please contact Natalie Davila at the school directly at (860) 633-4455 or for your registration deadline and instructions on next steps.

School Overview

Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School inspires students to lead their learning through exploring, questioning, and sharing ideas. Through hands-on learning, students actively explore science, global studies, and technology. The school’s Science Lab for Young Children inspires excitement for science. In this laboratory space, students and teachers take advantage of the tools and materials needed to explore biological, physical, and earth sciences. Partnerships with NASA, Hamilton Sunstrand, Connecticut Invention Convention, New England Air Museum, and the National Sea Grant Program enhance the curriculum, but encourages students to explore the world around them, the universe, and beyond.

School Report Card – the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) has prepared this report, which includes information about student enrollment, student achievement, student and teacher diversity, and much more.

Fantastic Facts

  • Students actively explore science, global studies and technology through hands-on learning experiences 
  • Offers Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language 
  • Inspires students to lead their learning through exploring, questioning and sharing ideas 
  • Collaborates with community partners to enhance the curriculum
  • 2019 Kid Governor Finalist 
  • State Finalists in Invention Convention
  • Grant Recipient Audubon Society
  • Green Leaf School 
  • NAEYC accredited

Sports, Clubs & Activities

STEM night
Literacy night
Invention Convention
Kids Lit Quiz
Kid Governor
Changemakers and GSA clubs
NASA Explorer School
Planetarium on site with full time director

Documents & Flyers

New! RSCO 2021-22 Family Guide

Check out the new RSCO Family Guide to School Choice in the Greater Harford Region for grades Pre-K to 12.

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