Resources for parents and educators in Southington, Plantsville, Marion and Milldale
ACES – Advocacy, Commitment, Excellence, Service
Mission: Dedicated to enhancing and transforming lives through education, innovation, and leadership.
Vision: To create an equitable and socially just world, one life at a time.
ACES dedication to better serve its community is exemplified by the wide array of services and programs offered. These include adult and vocational programs, interdistrict programs, Open and Magnet School Parent Choice programs, Minority Teacher Recruitment initiatives, behavior services for individuals on the autism spectrum, occupational/ physical therapy, professional development, and technology services.
Web Site: https://www.aces.org/
Central Christian Academy
PreK 3 year-old through grade 12.
Christian school curriculum, books, and material.
1505 West St
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: 860-621-6701 x2006
Web Site: http://centralchristianonline.org/
Chase Collegiate School
An independent PreK - Grade 12 day school.
565 Chase Parkway
Web Site: http://www.chasecollegiate.org
CT State Department of Education
The Connecticut State Department of Education is the administrative arm of the Connecticut State Board of Education. Through leadership, curriculum, research, planning, evaluation, assessment, data analyses and other assistance, the Department helps to ensure equal opportunity and excellence in education for all Connecticut students. The Department is responsible for distributing funds to all Connecticut public school districts. The Department also operates the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System.
450 Columbus Boulevard
Web Site: https://portal.ct.gov/SDE
RSCO Open Choice and Magnet Schools
The Connecticut State Department of Education's Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) coordinates the Open Choice and Magnet School programs. Southington children can attend a Hartford district school through the Open Choice program or apply to the lottery to attend a magnet school with a specialized educational theme. There are over 40 schools in the program across the Hartford region serving Pre-K 3 to grade 12.
The RSCI lotter application period usually runs from November through February of each year. Transportation is not provided for pre-K students.
Web Site: http://www.choiceeducation.org
Southington Public Schools and Integrated Preschool Program
The Southington Public School District has 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 high school and an alternative high school.
To determine which school your child will attend visit the school/street directory at https://www.southingtonschools.org/parents-students/school-street-directory.
Their Southington Integrated Preschool program, which has approximately 50% typically developing children who serve as peer models for the students who require special education, meets at Wrinn Preschool Center at Hatton Elementary School (3 classrooms) and Strong Elementary School (1 classroom).
See more details and the current availability at https://www.southingtonearlychildhood.org/kindergarten-ready/preschool-options/.
Phone: Registration, preschool and special ed: 860-628-3200 x10332
Web Site: https://www.southingtonschools.org/parents-students
Special Education Department of Southington Public Schools
The Southington School District offers a continuum of Special Education services to meet the individual needs of students, ages 3 - 21, identified as needing special education.
For more information about developmental concerns and the Special Education department of SPS, see http://www.southingtonearlychildhood.org/development-concerns/.
Phone: (860) 628-3200 x10322
Web Site: https://www.southingtonschools.org/district-departments/special-education/resources
St. Luke Catholic School
"St Luke Catholic School is a Christ centered, nurturing learning community that fosters Catholic faith based values in our students while achieving academic excellence."
Classes for Pre-K 3 through grade 5. Flexible schedule featuring full day & full week classes & part time options for Pre-K 3 and 4. Before & after school programs. Safe, nurturing environment & dedicated staff. NEASC Accredited.
Previously Southington Catholic School.
133 Bristol St
Southington, Connecticut 06489
Web Site: https://school.stlukect.org/
Talcott Mountain Academy
Talcott Mountain Academy is an independent school for gifted and talented students in grades K-8.
324 Montevideo Road
Web Site: http://www.talcottacademy.org