William's Places: Back to School Time In Waterbury CT - What You Need To Know!

Back to School Time In Waterbury CT - What You Need To Know!

 Back to School Time In Waterbury CT – What You Need To Know!


Well, as of today, there are officially 12 days left of summer vacation before students in Waterbury CT have to return to school on August 29.


The Waterbury CT School District Calendar is available for all parents and students on the district website; these are the important highlights to remember:


Teacher Collaboration Days = half-day of school for students on the following dates:         

September 28, December 21, January 25, March 28, and May 30.


Open Houses: Elementary (5-7 p.m.) and High Schools (7-9 p.m.) are scheduled for:

          1st Marking Period: October 6

          3rd Marking Period: February 8

Open Houses: Middle Schools (5-7 p.m.) are scheduled for:

          1st Marking Period: October 13

          3rd Marking Period: February 15

Open House days are half-day for students, so parents, please plan accordingly.


Marking Periods for Grades 1-12 are:

          1st Marking Period – Aug. 29 to Nov. 1, 2011

          2nd Marking Period – Nov. 2 to Jan. 18, 2012; High School Mid-Term Exams will run January 10-13, 2012 (weather permitting)

          3rd Marking Period – Jan. 19 to Mar. 23, 2012

          4th Marking Period – Mar. 26 to June 6; High School Final Exams will run May 31-June 6, 2012 (if there are no snow days. Snow days will extend the length of the school year by the number of snow days accumulated).


Marking Periods for Pre-K and Kindergarten are:

          1st Marking Period – Aug. 29 to Nov. 28, 2011

          2nd Marking Period – Nov. 29 to Mar. 2, 2012

          3rd Marking Period – Mar. 5 to Jun. 6, 2012

No school on: Labor Day (September 5), Columbus Day (October 10), Election Day (November 8), Veterans Day (November 11), Thanksgiving Recess (November 24-25), Winter Recess (December 26-January 2), Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 16), Lincoln’s Birthday (February 13), President’s Day (February 20), Spring Recess (April 6-13), Professional Development (May 2) and Memorial Day (May 28)  


There is a dress code for Waterbury CT public school students. Uniforms are all standard, but each school may emphasize specific colors, so if you want specific information about your school’s dress code policy, you can call the school your child/children are attending or you can click on the link to the school in the chart below.


Elementary Schools (Pre-K to Grade 5)

Barnard Elementary School
11 Draher Avenue
Waterbury, CT

Brooklyn Elementary School
29 John Street
Watebury, CT

Bucks Hill Elementary School
330 Bucks Hill Road
Waterbury, CT

Bunker Hill Elementary School
170 Bunker Hill Avenue
Waterbury, CT

B.W. Tinker Elementary School
809 Highland Avenue
Waterbury, CT

Carrington Elementary School
24 Kenmore Avenue
Waterbury, CT

Chase Elementary School
40 Woodtick Road
Waterbury, CT

Wendell Cross Elementary School
1255 Hamilton Avenue
Waterbury, CT

Driggs Elementary School
77 Woodlawn Terrace
Waterbury, CT

F.J. Kingsbury Elementary School
220 Columbia Boulevard
Waterbury, CT

Generali Elementary School
3196 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT

Hopeville Elementary School
2 Cypress Street
Waterbury, CT

Maloney Magnet Elementary School
233 South Elm Street
Waterbury, CT

Frank G. Regan Elementary School
2780 North Main Street
Waterbury, CT

Rotella Interdistrict Magnet Elementary School
380 Pierpont Road
Waterbury, CT

Sprague Elementary School
1443 Thomaston Avenue
Waterbury, CT

Walsh Elementary School
55 Dikeman Street
Waterbury, CT

Washington Elementary School
685 Baldwin Street
Waterbury, CT

Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
235 Birch Street
Waterbury, CT



 K-8 & Middle Schools

John G. Gilmartin Elementary
107 Wyoming Ave
Waterbury, CT

North End Middle School
534 Bucks Hill Rd
Waterbury, CT

Wallace Middle School
3465 East Main St.
Waterbury, CT

Waterbury Arts Magnet School
16 South Elm Street
Waterbury, CT

West Side Middle School
483 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT


High Schools

Crosby High School
300 Pierpont Road
Waterbury, CT

John F. Kennedy High School
422 Highland Avenue
Waterbury, CT

Wilby High School
568 Bucks Hill Road
Waterbury, CT

Waterbury Arts Magnet School
16 South Elm Street
Waterbury, CT



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Comment balloon 6 commentsWilliam James Walton Sr. • August 17 2011 11:25PM


Excellent information!  You have put together some very resourceful information and I am sure many will find it useful.   

Posted by Lisa Dunham, Associate Broker, Alexandria Virginia Real Estate over 9 years ago

What a great resource for parents in your school district! Great post!

Posted by Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas (RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland) over 9 years ago




Don't remind me that summer is almost over!!

Thanks for sharing, William


Posted by Phil Leng, Phil Leng - Retired (Retired) over 9 years ago
If they were having a contest for the best back to school blog post, this one would win! Great info!
Posted by Joni Bailey, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR® (101 Main St. Realty) over 9 years ago

Haha Phil, summer must come to an end like all good thing... womp, womp :)

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) over 9 years ago


Great information for parents in Waterbury and parents looking to live in Waterbury!

Posted by DeeDee Riley, Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas (Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA) over 9 years ago