Chase Building, Spring 2015


Early College High School to Open in Fall 2020 WPS to collaborate with Post University in Early College High School.

The City of Waterbury, Waterbury Public Schools and Post University are pleased to announce a joint partnership in the creation of an Early College High School (ECHS) beginning the 2020-2021 academic year. A formal signing was held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Post University's Downtown Campus. The ECHS is a unique collaboration designed to eliminate barriers between high school and higher education in order to create a more seamless path for students towards college and a career.

Now Accepting Academic Academy 2020-2021 Applications

The Academic Academy Application Period for Wallace Middle School's Academic Academy, grades 4 through 8, will open Friday, February 7 at 3:00 p.m. and close Friday, March 13 at 3:00 p.m.

To apply online, click here.

Magnet School Lottery Information for 2020-2021 School Year

The Lottery Application Period for Maloney and Rotella Magnet Schools will open Monday, February 3 at 8:00 a.m. and close Friday, February 28 at 3:00 p.m.

For additional information and to apply online, click here.

The Lottery Drawing will be Monday, March 9 at Rotella.

Waterbury Public Schools Show Notable Growth in 2018-2019 Next Generation Accountability Results Academic Academy at Wallace Middle School

On Thursday, January 30, the Connecticut State Department of Education released the results of its Next Generation Accountability System for the 2018-2019 academic year. Waterbury Public Schools achieved a 64.6% for its overall accountability index, 3.2 points higher than the 2017-2018 academic year and 6.8 points higher than 2015-2016. Among the 12 indicators measured in the assessment, the District saw notable improvements in the ELA academic growth indicator and a decrease in the chronic absenteeism indicator from the previous year.


DPAC Informational Session: Financial Aid for College

The Title 1 District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 18 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Kennedy High School. Cathy Hardy of Naugatuck Valley Community College will discuss financial aid for college.

For more information and to register, click here.

(SNOW DATE: March 19)

SGC Traning Module: "Attendance Matters"

Provided by the Board of Education, a School Governance Council Training Module entitled "Attendance Matters" will be held on Tuesday, March 10 at Wallace Middle School from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m featuring Ms. Jaclyn Davis, the District's Climate and Attendance Coordinator.

For more information and to register, please click here.

(SNOW DATE: Wednesday, March 11)

Crosby High School Principal Tapped to Serve as Mayor for a Day Jade Gopie is the Principal of Crosby High School.

As the City of Waterbury commemorates Black History Month, Mrs. Jade Gopie, the Principal at Crosby High School, has been selected to serve as "African American Mayor for the Day" on Wednesday, February 12. Gopie was sworn in at City Hall at 10:00 a.m. An evening reception will be held at the Goodwill Lodge of Elks at 6:00 p.m. at 238 North Elm Street. 

Murphy Welcomes Waterbury Student as U.S. Senate Page Jayvon Eason is a junior at Crosby High School.

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced that he has appointed Jayvon Eason, a junior at Crosby High School in Waterbury, to serve as a U.S. Senate Page for the Spring 2020 program.

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