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Earth Day Clean-Up Posted: Thu, March 13, 2014

This year's city-wide Earth Day Clean Up is Saturday, April 26th (rain date May 3rd) from 9:00 to noon. Meet...

EMBODI Mentoring Program Posted: Thu, March 13, 2014

EMBODI stands for Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence, and it is a new mentoring program for middle...

New Student Prices Posted: Wed, January 22, 2014

Effective immediately, all Waterbury Public School students who can verify their identity as a WPS student (i.e. a valid student...

Revised School Calendar Posted: Tue, January 14, 2014

The school calendar was revised to reflect snow days up through January 6th. The calendar is available on the School...

School Governance Council Training Posted: Thu, January 2, 2014

The second training module for new School Governance Council members will be held on Tuesday, January 7th, from 4:00 to...
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Welcome to Enlightenment

Where all students RISE UP!


The Enlightenment School is an alterative learning program for middle and high school aged students with behavioral and truancy problems in Waterbury, CT. At Enlightenment, students are expected to set and meet high expectations for achievement for all students in order to become responsible citizens, continue education and prepare for adult life. Here at Enlightenment, teachers have created an optimal learning environment for all students to feel secure and accepted in order to acquire knowledge, develop skills and refine attitudes to maximize potential.

Mission Statement

The Alternative Programs, in partnership with families and the community, will prepare students to meet the challenges of a changing, global society. Students will be provided with high quality educational opportunities in a stable, nurturing and stimulating environment where all students can learn the value of education, develop good work ethics, and become responsible citizens.

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