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Simsbury School District

Simsbury School District
Grades PK4 to 12
933 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
Simsbury Public Schools

District Overview

Simsbury Public Schools prepares students for a global, interconnected society, with emphasis on building strong interpersonal relationships and higher-order thinking, communication, and technology skills. Teachers are experts in instruction and content knowledge, emphasizing 21st century skills across all curricular areas. Positive rapport with students is a priority, as teachers strive to instill excitement and joy into the learning environment. The curriculum emphasizes critical and creative thought; problem solving; effective written and oral communication; artistic expression; an understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures; and physical, social, and emotional wellness.

Hartford residents entering Pre-Kindergarten Age 4 through Grade 10 and living in Zone 1 may apply to attend this school.

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

  • One of four original funding districts for Open Choice 
  • Full-day preschool program 
  • Rigorous academic curriculum emphasizing critical thinking and communication skills 
  • Award-winning programs in arts and STEM subjects 
  • Commitment to social-emotional growth in students
  • U.S. News & World Report #6 of Best High Schools in Connecticut and #326 nationally 
  • Newsweek one of the top 5,000 STEM high schools in the country 
  • 28 AP courses; of the 439 students who took 894 AP exams, 82% of the scores were 3 or higher 
  • 82% of Class of 2020 committed to attend four-year colleges or universities 
  • A sequence of elective courses create pathways to potential careers: Architecture/Construction, Biomedical Science, Business & Science, Communication, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Humanities, Music and Performing Arts, Transportation/Automotive, and Visual Arts 
  • World languages in Spanish, French, Latin, and Chinese, with Seal of Biliteracy offered 
  • 94.1 % four-year graduate rate

Sports, Clubs & Activities

Unified Sports/Unified Theater
National and international honor societies: computer science, world language, art, music, business
FIRST Robotics

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