Schools

Collage of NPS Schools

Norwich Public Schools is an urban district nestled in a quaint historical town that is rich with diversity.
We serve approximately 3,600 students every year through our 10 locations within the City of Norwich. We operate one early learning center, seven elementary schools, two magnet middle schools, a 9-12 transition academy, and a Regional Adult Education program. Our 8th-grade students have the opportunity to apply from a variety of local high school programs, such as Norwich Free AcademyNorwich Technical High SchoolLedyard Agri-Science ProgramLEARN Regional Magnet SchoolsBacon AcademyGrasso Technical High School, and other local programs.

In partnership with our Transition Academy and Regional Adult Education, we're committed to developing real-life skills, serving our community, and ensuring bright futures through family and community partnerships. 

Norwich Public Schools is comprised of an early learning center, seven elementary schools, and two middle schools.
Front entrance of Bishop School

Bishop
Early Learning Center

Grades Pre K3 & Pre K4

Front entrance of Veteran's Memorial

Veterans Memorial
Elementary School

Grades K-5

Front entrance of Moriarty Elementary School

Moriarty Environmental Science Magnet Elementary School

Grades K-5

Front entrance of Kelly middle school.

Kelly STEAM Magnet
Middle School

Grades 6-8

Front entrance of Huntington elementary school.

Samuel Huntington
Elementary School

Grades K-5

Front entrance of Stanton Elementary School

John B. Stanton
Elementary School

Grades K-5

Front entrance of Wequonnoc School

Wequonnoc Arts & Technology Magnet Elementary School

Grades K-5

Front entrance of Norwich Transition Academy

Norwich Transition
Academy

18-21 Transition Academy

Front entrance of Mahan Elementary School

Thomas W. Mahan
Elementary School

Grades K-5

Front entrance of Uncas Elementary school

Uncas
Elementary School

Grades K-5

Front entrance to Teachers' Middle School

Teachers' Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School

Grades 6-8

Front entrance of Norwich Adult Education

Norwich Regional
Adult Education

Adult Education

Student Learning Goals

All Norwich Public Schools students will be challenged to develop, embrace and attain learning goals that encapsulate the following essential elements as a means to prepare them to be independent thinkers and collaborative team players invested in building a better future.

  • Inquiry: Students show intellectual curiosity and wonder about the world. Students ask thoughtful questions, and seek out answers.
  • Expression: Students communicate what they know and what they need to know. Students construct arguments with evidence and critique the reasoning of others.
  • Critical Thinking: Students analyze, synthesize, and draw conclusions from information. Students generate solutions to problems using both creative and critical thought. Students keep an open mind to different viewpoints.
  • Collaboration: Students contribute to the overall effort of the group. Students work well with diverse individuals in various situations. Students initiate and cultivate community partnerships.
  • Organization: Students sift through ideas and data, arranging them wisely and make sense of them. Students set manageable goals, plan, and monitor time to achieve them.
  • Attentiveness: Students focus on the task at hand and focus on details of their work.
  • Perseverance: Students demonstrate tenacity in tackling tasks despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.
  • Reflection: Students review and think about their actions and work with the purpose of learning more about themselves.

More about our Magnets

Four of our schools transitioned to magnets over the past eight years — Moriarty Environmental Sciences Magnet Elementary School, Wequonnoc Arts & Technology Magnet Elementary School (STEAM), Teachers’ Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School, and Kelly STEAM Magnet Middle School (STEAM).

Moriarty Environmental Science Magnet Elementary School
Wequonnoc Arts & Technology Magnet Elementary School
Teachers' Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School
Kelly STEAM Magnet Middle School

Elementary

Attendance to the magnet elementary schools is determined by school zones. Students have to live within the magnet's zoned area to attend. Find what school your child will attend. 

Middle

All students who would like to attend a Norwich Public Schools Magnet Middle School are required to apply. The district begins accepting applications for the following school year January 1st through March 31st. The lottery is drawn in April. Families who submit an application after the deadline are applying to the lottery pool list for that school. Once all of the students who applied within the application window are placed, the lottery pool list is worked until the end of October.

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