Trumbull Ranked #10 Nationally For In-Demand School Districts by Realtor.com
Trumbull, CT – In a recent article published on August 11th, the nationally recognized website realtor.com, has named Trumbull in it’s Top Ten list of the most in demand school districts in the United States. This ranking is determined by looking at listing views for the Trumbull housing market on realtor.com, compared with other communities. It is significant to note that Trumbull was the only Fairfield County community to make the top ten in this category.
“We are pleased with the recognition of our outstanding public school system”, stated Loretta Chory, Chairman of the Trumbull Board of Education. “Our recent student performance data show strong improvements and our school system, under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Gary Cialfi and his outstanding team of administrators, teachers and staff work diligently to give Trumbull students the best opportunity to succeed.” “This data confirms what we already know - Trumbull is a destination of choice for families looking for an affordable town with outstanding schools to raise their children”, concluded Chory.
First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst and School Superintendent Dr. Gary Cialfi also echoed the comments of the Board of Education Chairwoman.
“This recent recognition is another strong indicator of how our school system is not only earning state, but national recognition,” stated First Selectman Herbst. “A nationally recognized publication has affirmed that our school district is more in demand than any other Fairfield County community. In Trumbull, you get a school system that is exceeding performance as measured against our neighbors, while being able to get more value for your home and your investment in our community. My congratulations go to the Board of Education, Dr. Cialfi and our hard working administrators, teachers and staff that have made Trumbull Public Schools the envy of the nation.”
Superintendent Dr. Cialfi added, “This is another opportunity for me to express gratitude and appreciation to the teachers, administrators, and all support staff for their dedication and commitment to the academic and social growth of our children and to the advancement of our community.”
The full article can be found here: http://www.realtor.com/news/trends/top-school-districts-premium/
Free and Reduced Lunch
The Trumbull Public Schools participate in the National School Lunch Program where families who qualify can receive free meals or reduced price meals. Note that parents need to fill out a new application every year - download 2016 - 2017.
Download this FAQ about Free and Reduced Lunch.
If you qualify for free school meals, you might also qualify for SNAP (formerly called Food Stamps). SNAP helps people buy food for themselves and their families. SNAP benefits are issued each month on plastic debit cards. You can use SNAP benefits to buy food at major supermarkets, neighborhood grocery stores and some farmers’ markets authorized to accept SNAP. Download Information
Bus Routes Posted
The bus routes for the 2016 - 2017 school year are now posted!
THS School Year Review 2015-2016
The following information includes specific components that contribute to preparation for our students’ college and career success.
Please click on each of these five components to learn more about the success of Trumbull High School based on evidence. The entire document can be downloaded.
Required summer reading materials for all Trumbull students entering grades 1-12 are available on this site.
In addition, summer math packets for all Trumbull students entering grades 2-12 are available.
Be sure to check out all of the Summer Enrichment materials!
Smarter Balanced & Connecticut Mastery Test Assessments Parent Information Session
On March 8, 2016, a Parent Information Session was held to present basic background information on the Smarter Balanced and Connecticut Mastery Test assessments for grades 3-5 students. Below is the PowerPoint from that Parent Information Session. Further information regarding the Smarter Balanced Assessment can be found at the website of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. Under the “Assessments” tab, practice tests and sample items may be accessed.
Food Allergy Policy
It is the policy of the Trumbull Board of Education to provide for a Food Allergy Management plan to maintain the health and safety of students with life-threatening food allergies. Each plan will be developmentally appropriate, promote self-advocacy and competence in self-care, and provide educational opportunities. The purpose of this policy is to:
- Reduce the likelihood of potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.
- Ensure a rapid and effective response in the event of an allergic reaction.
- Assist an identified allergic student in avoiding exposure to allergens.
Read the entire Policy and Download Forms...
We are in the process of verifying residency status for all students in grades K-12. The first phase of this process requires a mailing to be sent to the home address of only elementary school students. We are still missing the forms from some families and need to verify all students registered in the elementary schools. Therefore,if you have not done so, please submit the appropriate documents from the list below to Trumbull Public Schools, Residency Verification Office, 6254 Main Street, Trumbull, CT 06611. These pdf forms can be downloaded here...