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COVID-19 Closure: Meal Service and Distance Learning

Breakfast and lunch can be picked up at any one of the 25 schools between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Students and parents may pick up meals from the school site most convenient to their home even if their child is not enrolled in that school. Click here for a full list of the locations.

     *Please note: For students who do not have access to the online learning plan, supplemental learning materials for Pre-K through 12th grade are available at each location.

To Access the District's Distance Learning Plan, click here.

Internet Access: The Governor’s office has compiled a comprehensive list of Internet providers offering various packages and offers to help get Connecticut residents online and stay connected.

For a complete list of providers offering online access in various ways, click here.

March 31, 2020- Update from Superintendent Ruffin After Additional WPS Employees Test Positive for COVID-19
March 29, 2020- Update from Superintendent Ruffin After Two WPS Employees Test Positive for COVID-19
March 26, 2020- Update from Superintendent Ruffin Regarding Distance Learning
March 23, 2020- COVID-19 Update from Superintendent Ruffin Regarding School Closure Extension
Technology Survey for Parents and Families

At your convenience, please take the time to complete a brief survey regarding access to technology in your home as the District continues to prepare and provide supplemental learning resources.

To access the survey, click here.

March 12, 2020- COVID-19 Update from Superintendent Ruffin Regarding School Closure

Breakfast and lunch can be picked up at any one of the 25 schools between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Students and parents may pick up meals from the school site most convenient to their home even if their child is not enrolled in that school. Click here for a full list of the locations.

     *Please note: For students who do not have access to the online learning plan, supplemental learning materials for Pre-K through 12th grade are available at each location.

To Access the District's Distance Learning Plan, click here.

If you or your child are feeling sick, please continue to follow the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the City of Waterbury Department of Public Health.

Now Accepting Applications for Early College High School

The Early College High School application is now open. In light of the current situation, the application will remain open beyond March 23. Please check the website frequently for additional updates.

To apply, click here. (En Espanol) (Në Shqip)          

March 18, 2020- COVID-19 Update from Superintendent Ruffin
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.

Waterbury Public Schools
236 Grand Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone: (203) 574-8000

Fax: (203) 574-8010