Waterbury Career Academy
Students at Wilby High School.
Gilmartin Elementary School student receives LEGO Replay box.
Crosby LifeSmarts Team
Students at Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School participate in International Day.
Students perform at Waterbury Arts Magnet School.
Carrington Elementary School students attend school assembly.
WPS and Post University launch Early College High School.
Student athletes at Waterbury Career Academy.
Students put on a production of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' at Waterbury Arts Magnet School.


Wilby High School Accepted into Connecticut State Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Network Students at Wilby High School

We are delighted to announce that Wilby High School will join the Connecticut State Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Network following a rigorous application process that spanned several months. The Network is a commitment between local stakeholders and the CSDE to dramatically improve school climate, culture and student achievement. The Network infuses new resources and empowers teachers and school leaders to implement research-based strategies in their school. 


Waterbury Career Academy High School Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as top Connecticut High School

In the U.S. News & World Report's 2021 edition, Waterbury Career Academy High School has been ranked as one of the best high schools in Connecticut, ranking second in the state in math and reading. Additionally, the school is recognized as one of the best in the New Haven metro area.  

WPS International School Coming in Fall 2021

We are delighted to announce that the application for the International School is now open. The Pre-K through 8 school will open for the 2021-2022 school year. The school will offer students the opportunity to become biliterate in English and Spanish, develop cross-cultural competency and attain high levels of academic achievement. 

To hear more about the school, watch the information session here.

To learn more about the school, click here.

The application for the 2021-2022 school year has closed.

Interim School Lead: Ms. Diurca Tomasella

Ms. Diurca Tomasella


Waterbury Public Schools...Come and Inspire with Us

Waterbury Public Schools is an extraordinary place to learn and teach. At the heart of our educational institution are tremendous people with a shared commitment to give our children the best education and opportunities possible from Pre-K through post-secondary. Come and inspire with us!

Waterbury Public Schools Announces 2020-2021 Teachers of the Year
WPS Establishes Reimagining Education Think Tank

Since March of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged school systems around the world. Waterbury Public Schools is committed to the time and effort necessary to reflect, redesign and reimagine our education system to best meet the needs of our students. With that in mind, we are engaging our school staff, community partners and city officials to reimagine education in Waterbury with the creation of a think tank.

To watch the information session click HERE.

For an overview of the information sessions click HERE.

To share your feedback, please participate in the Thoughtexchange HERE.

Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022 School Year Open

Registration for all Waterbury children entering Kindergarten in September 2021 is open. For additional information, a detailed scheduled and to register, click here.

Pre-K Registration for 2021-2022 School Year Open

The Office of Early Childhood continues to enroll children entering Pre-K for the 2020-2021 school year. Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year will open on March 1 and close on June 15.

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