Located on the West Side, Westover Elementary School is one of four magnet elementary schools serving the city of…More Stamford. Westover has a focus on Mastery Learning and Arts and Problem Solving. Their mission is to "commit the concept of educating the 'total' child."
In addition to math, science, social studies and language arts classes, Westover offers its students instruction in drama, dance, problem solving and computer technology. The school's curriculum uses a combination of mastery learning, teaching/learning styles and the Talents Unlimited approach.
Northeast Elementary School 82 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT06903 Northeast Elementary School is one of 12 public elementary schools serving the city of Stamford. Its curriculum is based…More on the Responsive Classroom philosophy, which focuses on respecting the children and in turn having them respect each other, and serves its diverse group of students with a large bilingual program. Northeast takes advantage of its proximity to the Stamford Historical Society and the Stamford Nature Center by using these institutions to further enhance its curriculum.
Davenport Ridge Elementary School 1300 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT06905 Opened in 1972, Davenport Ridge Elementary is one of 12 elementary schools serving the city of Stamford. Located on…More Newfield Avenue, Davenport holds classes for grades K through 5 and offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes math, social studies, language arts and science classes. Davenport Ridge also participates in the Stamford Public Schools' Before & After School Care (ROSCCO) program.
Hart Magnet Elementary School 61 Adams Ave, Stamford, CT06902 Hart Magnet Elementary School is one of four magnet Elementary Schools serving Stamford. Hart focuses on science and…More technology and follows the Responsive Classroom approach, which focuses on respecting the children, and in turn, having them respect each other. Hart's theme of environment studies allows its students "to find a connection between their own community and the world in which they live, creating productive citizens and resourceful, life-long learners." The school's curriculum also includes instruction in reading, music, art and physical education.
Stillmeadow Elementary School strives to teach its students the basics and also how to think critically and process…More information. The principal is Michael Sanders, PhD, and Lisa Saba-Price is assistant principal. The school works to establish a collaboration between administrators, teachers, parents, community and students.
Roxbury Elementary School 751 W Hill Rd, Stamford, CT06902 With its motto being "We all do better when we ALL do better!", Roxbury Elementary School has been a prominent, positive…More feature in Stamford's Westover/North Stamford section since its humble beginnings in the early 1800s as a one-room, one-teacher school. Now sitting at the corner of Roxbury and Westhill roads (across the street from Westhill High School) on 17 acres of land, the school (with Gloria Manna as principal) has approximately 700 students and 100 faculty members.
Stamford School Readiness Program 184 Bedford St, Stamford, CT06901 The Stamford School Readiness Program strives to ensure that children enter kindergarten with the skills necessary for…More success in elementary school. To support this goal, the program provides parents and students workshops on nutrition and physical and academic abilities. The program's website includes a list of skills that each student should have before entering elementary school, such as counting to 10, recognizing shapes, knowing parts of the body and being able to play with other children. This program provides students with the essential tools for success both in and out of school.
Toquam Magnet Elementary School 123 Ridgewood Ave, Stamford, CT06907 Founded in 1968, Toquam is one of Stamford's four magnet elementary schools where students in grades K through 5 come…More together from all areas of the city to learn. Located in the Glenbrook section of the city, Toquam offers an academic program based on The Bank Street College of Education philosophy and curricula model and has a focus on social studies. The school also participates in the Stamford Public Schools' Before & After School Care (ROSCCO) program.
Saint Cecilia Elementary School 1186 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT06905 Saint Cecilia Elementary School was founded in 1955 and continues to offer pre-kindergarten through fifth grade…More children a well-rounded academic curriculum based on its mission statement: "Fostering the growth of lifelong learners who strive for academic excellence within a loving, Christian community." In addition to academic courses such as math, language arts, science history, Saint Cecilia also provides students with various music and computer enrichment programs as well as athletic programs. Students are also given the opportunity to learn Spanish, French and Italian through an after-school extracurricular program.
Located in the Cove neighborhood, K.T. Murphy is one of 12 public elementary schools serving the city of Stamford.…More The goal of KT Murphy, which serves grades K-5, is "to create a learning environment that encourages and enables each individual to reach his/her academic, social and emotional potential." The school follows the Responsive Classroom philosophy, which focuses on respecting the children and in turn having them respect each other.
K.T. Murphy, which was originally known as the "Cove School" has been serving the city for over 100 years and is named after Katherine T. Murphy, who was hired as a teacher at the school in 1893 and went on to become principal of the school in 1913. She continued to serve as principal until her retirement in 1948.
Founded in 1861, Turn of River Presbyterian Church serves a congregation of 50 members and offers a Sunday worship…More service and various music and youth programs.
Headed by James K. Mahan, Turn of River has created a unique way to teach its younger members about the Bible. The Presbyterian Puppet Players features elementary and middle school students performing puppet shows to present a religious message. The Presbyterian Women's Organization holds an annual Hollyfair during the first weekend of December on the church grounds where handmade crafts and ornaments can be purchased.
Turn of River also shares its buildling with Steps Dance Studio, a for-profit dance school for elementary and middle school children.
Northrop Baseball League 35 Crescent St, Stamford, CT06906 With management offices in the Glenbrook Community Center, the Northrop Baseball League offers baseball and softball…More programming for players of all ages and abilities. The home field is located next to the Julia Stark Elementary School on the corner of Glenbrook Road and Scofield Avenue. Details regarding upcoming seasons, registration and league history are available on the website.
Michael J. Drotar Park Hope St & Mead St, Stamford, CT06907 Michael J. Drotar Park is the playground located right next to Springdale Elementary School in Stamford's East Side.…More Students of the school use the park for recess and gym class activities, while the ballfield is home to the Springdale Little League team. Swings, playsets and a concession stand are also found on the premises.
Our Lady Star of the Sea Church 1200 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT06902 Founded in 1964, Our Lady Star of the Sea Church is located in the Shippan neighborhood of the city, and is operated…More under the Diocese of Bridgeport. In addition to daily masses, the church offers Bible study for adults, religious education for children and numerous social events. The congregation works together on various outreach programs, including visiting shut-ins, operating senior luncheons and assisting in fundraising efforts on behalf of the Malta House. Our Lady Star of the Sea also operates a private elementary school for children in grades K-5.
Northrop Park Glenbrook Rd & Scofield Ave, Stamford, CT06906 Northrop Park is a friendly neighborhood playground located on the city's East Side near the corner of Glenbrook Road…More and Scofield Avenue. It is mainly used as a recess and gym class area for the nearby Julia Stark Elementary School, but it is accessible to all. The grounds feature play sets, slides and swings, as well as a ballpark that is the home field for the Northrop Baseball League for children ages 4 to 12.