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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.

Board Of Education

West Hartford has an elected seven-member Board of Education which is required by State Statute and Town Charter to oversee public education.

School Calendar

Academic Year

The school year shall be at least 180 days. The Board may permit the operation of schools on state holidays providing a suitable nonsectarian educational program is held to observe the holiday, except for holidays which occur on those school days when school cannot be held pursuant to state statute.  Extra days shall be included in the calendar in order to permit emergency closings in case of inclement weather or other emergencies which would make attendance at school unsafe for children.



(cf. 6130 – Emergency Closing)

Legal Reference:   Connecticut General Statutes:
   1-4     Days designated as legal holidays
   10-15  Towns to maintain schools
   10-29a Certain days to be proclaimed by governor.
              Distribution and number of proclamations

Adopted:   May 16, 1988
Revised:    November 4, 2010

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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