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Education Department

Moving Forward For Student Success

The official web site

The district home page features the latest news and information, as well as links for various sub-sites, including individual schools, programs and education departments.  Within the district site, you will find bus routes, lunch menus, Parents Page, Human Resources, and more. The Board of Education page features Commissioner contact information, as well as current and archived meeting minutes.

The mission of the Waterbury School System is to establish itself as the leader in Connecticut for urban education reform in partnership with the State Department of Education and the entire Waterbury community. The school system will provide opportunities for all students to maximize their skills and talents in an atmosphere where teaching and learning flourish under the never-wavering belief that all students can be exemplary students, while becoming respectful, responsible, productive citizens vital to our community.

Approximately 18,000 children attend the Waterbury Public Schools which consists of twenty elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, one middle/ high school, one alternative education school and one learning center. The Waterbury Board of Education has pledged to make the Waterbury Public School District the leader in the state for urban education reform, perfomance improvement, and efficiency.