Founded in 2004, Stamford Academy is the second public charter school in Stamford opened by DOMUS following…More Trailblazers Academy. Stamford Academy provides classes for students in grades 9-12 who have previously struggled in more traditional environments.
Stamford Academy's mission is "to re-engage and guide students in acknowledging and developing their educational strengths while acquiring the skills to contribute positively to themselves and their community." In addition to offering smaller classes and individualized instruction, Stamford Academy offers clinical services such as individual and group counseling, and support groups for teen mothers and fathers.
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.
Founded in 2003, Stamford Achieves is an organization that was formed to help close the achievement gap within the…More Stamford Public School System through various programs for both students and parents. Stamford Achieves is responsible for creating Tutoring Achieves in 2007, which provides tutoring in reading for students at two pilot schools—Springdale and Davenport Ridge. Once the program received an endorsement from the state, the programs extended to the Yerwood Center, the Boys and Girls Club, CTE and Stark School.
Stamford Achieves also has a program called PEAK, which trains parents to become advocates for their children within the public school system. It has regular meetings with the superintendent of schools, Joshua Starr, to share and discuss ideas.
Stamford Achieves' office is located within the United Way of Stamford building.
State Representative Gerald Fox III/146th Assembly District 66 Fairview Ave, Stamford, CT06902 State Representative Gerald Fox III is the Assistant Majority leader serving Stamford's 146th Assembly District. …More Mr. Fox is a Stamford native and graduated Westhill High School before attending Providence College and Marshall Law School in Chicago. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Stamford Public Education Foundation, CTE, Inc. and the Advisory Board for the Stamford Youth Foundation. Mr. Fox has helped make Stamford one of the safest cities in America by writing and supporting legislation to protect victims of violent crimes and strengthen penalties against offenders.
Laidlaw Transit Inc 11 Brown House Rd, Stamford, CT06902 When it comes to the way people get around throughout the greater Stamford area, Laidlaw Transit plays a large…More part. Managed by First Transit Inc. and one of the nation's largest bus transportation providers, Laidlaw provides local bus transportation for the Stamford public school system.
Roscco 641 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT06903 Founded in 1975, Roscco is the Stamford School Community Organization. The organization works with the public schools to…More provide Stamford children and parents with educational and family support programs and enrichment activities such as before and after-school programs. Support programs are offered in collaboration with Childcare Learning Centers, the School Readiness Council and the Department of Adult and Continuing Education. Roscco funds its programs through private and corporate donations, and receives grants from the Connecticut Departments of Education and Social Services and the Stamford Public Schools. The organization's registration office is located at Hart Magnet School, and its administrative offices are located at Scofield Magnet Middle 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.
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.
Turn of River Middle School 117 Vine Rd, Stamford, CT06905 Opened in 1963, Turn of River is one of five public middle schools serving the city of Stamford. Located on Vine Road…More across the street from the Harry Bennett branch of the Ferguson Library, Turn of River serves a diverse group of students in grades 6-8 and is "dedicated to developing children into responsible and caring individuals." The school's curriculum includes classes in social studies, language arts and math, and through the Stamford Youth Foundation, students are given the chance to participate in intramural sports.
Stamford Public Schools Central Office 184 Bedford St, Stamford, CT06901 Located within the Stamford Government, the Stamford Public Schools Central Office handles the operation of the city's…More 20 public schools, which are attended by more than 15,000 students. The Superintendent of Schools Joshua Starr conducts business at the Central Office along with the Deputy Superintendent, the Director of School Improvement and Professional Development and ten additional members of the district administration. Through the Central Office, Stamford residents can contact the following departments: Alternate Routes to Success (ARTS) Program, Bilingual & ESL Programs, Curriculum & Instruction, Facilities Management, Office of Family and Community Engagement, Finance, GE Foundation Developing Futures Program, Grants and Funded Programs, Human Capital Development, Performance Management and Accountability, Public Affairs, Research and Evaluation, Safety and Security, Special Education Services, Student Support Services and Transportation.
Government Center 888 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT06901 Located in Stamford, the town's Government Center is a community resource building that is responsible for the welfare,…More maintenance, preservation and well-being of all citizens and town matters. This establishment is responsible for licenses, permits, forms, charters, codes and ordinances, among other items. Government Center is also home to the Mayor's office, Board of Finance, Board of Representatives, Public Safety, City Operations, Legal Affairs, Stamford Public Schools and Administration.