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Waterbury Promise Honors 192 High Achieving Scholars to With Financial Support After Announcing the Program in December 2021

Waterbury Promise (WP) is thrilled to announce that 192 Waterbury Scholars are enrolled in the new program and will receive a last-dollar scholarship award beginning this fall at $1250 each year for meeting the criteria within its inaugural year.

The 2022 Connecticut Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (CALAS) Outstanding Educational Leader Award Goes to Dr. Verna Ruffin

Waterbury Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Verna Ruffin was honored with the 2022 CALAS Outstanding Educational Leader Award at the Annual Gala. CALAS presents this award to a Connecticut school administrator committed to addressing the needs of Latino students in their district. 

Waterbury Public Schools is Hiring!

We invite you to learn more about Waterbury Public Schools and what we have to offer. Explore opportunities and consider making us your employer of choice! Start by reading what our employees have to say about the opportunities a career in the Waterbury Public Schools has meant for them. 


2022 Summer School Bus Routes

Click here to view 2022 Summer School Bus Routes.

2022 Summer Experiences

Waterbury Public Schools is offering Summer Academic Support to WPS students -AND- Summer Enrichment Programs to ALL Waterbury Residents! For more details, visit: Summer Experiences (google.com)

2022-2023 Paper Applications

All acceptance letters for the 2022-2023 school year have been sent out as of January 25, 2022. If you did not receive a acceptance email/letter, you can assume your child is placed on our wait list. We do not disclose what number on the wait list a student sits. If a spot opens for your child, we will contact you directly.

While our lottery for entrance in the 2022-2023 school year has officially ended, we are always accepting paper applications for all grade levels (6-12). These applications are highly regarded and sought. Simply complete the application form and return to Waterbury Arts Magnet School to the attention of Rhiana Murphy. You can email the application to me at rhiana.murphy@waterbury.k12.ct.us, fax to 203-573-6325, or by dropping it off in person to WAMS.

To fill out our 2022-2023 Paper Application, please click the FORMS link (located on the left side of the Waterbury Arts Magnet School website home page), complete the necessary form, and submit it.

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Waterbury Arts Magnet School
16 South Elm Street
Waterbury, CT 06706
Phone: 203.573.6300

Fax: 203.573.6325