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Waterbury Public Schools Info

Approximately 18,000 children attend the Waterbury Public Schools. The district consists of:

- 20 elementary schools including two interdistrict magnet schools
- Four middle and four high schools including the newly opened Waterbury Arts Magnet School (6th -10th grade this year expanding to 12th grade in '06-'07)
- One alternative education school
- One learning center.

The district has pledged to become a leader in urban education in the State of Connecticut, and was the first district in Connecticut and one of the first in the nation to require students to adhere to a school uniform policy. In the past several years, it has succeeded in:

- Improving school facilities
- Revising curriculum
- Creating a Curriculum on the Wall which serves as a blueprint for all educators to follow in creating lesson plans
- Establishing "gates" at key grade levels which enable teachers and administrators to identify and assist struggling students
- Increasing student achievement
- Increasing compliance with applicable state and federal bilingual education and special education requirements
- Strengthening the ties between the parents, the community and the schools
- Becoming a more culturally sensitive district as enrollment and diversity continues to increase

Waterbury Public Schools is a publicly funded organization
Enrollment: 18000
No. of Schools: 32
No. of jobs currently in EAN: 35

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