Chester Addison Community Center 245 Selleck St, Stamford, CT06902 The Chester Addison Community Center is part of the DOMUS organization and serves the children of Stamford's Waterside…More area. The facility is located in the Southwood Square neighborhood, which is home to more than 200 children alone. Programs offered include education, health, technology, financial literacy and more. The staff also helps with employment and all-around life skills as well as mentoring and community service. Other programs and events can be taken advantage of as well. See its website for more information.
Trailblazers Academy is Stamford's first charter school serving students in grades six to eight. The school is…More operated in a partnership between DOMUS, Stamford Public Schools and the City of Stamford, and provides an alternate learning environment for students may not have thrived in traditional classrooms. The classes are kept small, allowing students to receive more personal attention. Enrollment into Trailblazers is based on a lottery process. During the 2009 to 2010 school year, Trailblazers' student body was approximately 65 percent black, 30 percent Latino and 5 percent white.
Students of the Trailblazers Academy are invited to stay after school to participate in the Lion's Den, which offers programs such as sports, games, field trips, workshops and homework help. Trailblazers also offers a summer program for returning sixth and seventh graders.