Criteria for Placement

Trumbull Public School recognizes the importance of education for every child. With that in mind, the growth of each and every student in our schools is at the core of our mission. Indeed, our district’s Mission Statement emphasizes the need to “meet the educational needs of all students within a challenging and supportive academic environment that empowers each student to become a life-long learner and to live and participate in a democratic, diverse, and global society.”

In all courses and grades, curricula is differentiated to meet students' needs for enrichment, accelerated study, and support. Below are the critera for specific programs and courses offered, such as: 

  • in grades 4-5, the Trumbull Academically Gifted Program;

  • in grades 6-8, advanced course placement in mathematics; and

  • in grades 9-12, advanced course placement across all subject areas.

  • in grades K-12, English as a Second Language Services for Multi Lingual Learners

The pages below detail, by grade band, criteria for special placement. Questions may be directed to the Assistant Superintendent in our Office of Teaching & Learning.

Grades 4-5

Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12




Social Studies

World Languages

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses Across All Subject Areas

K-12 English as a Second Language Services

Food Allergy Policy

bowl of nutsThe Trumbull Board of Education has passed a new policy regarding the Management of Food Allergies in the schools. This policy affects food being brought in for curriculum and celebrations. This and all policies can be found on the Policies page of this website.

Emergency Notification

In the event of an emergency, school delay, closure or early dismissal, notification is made to the following:

Ø  Radio Stations:WEBE 108 FM (107.9), 600 AM, 99.9 FM

Ø  TV Stations : WTNH – Channel 8, WNBC – Channel 6 and 30, WFSB –  Channel 3

    In addition, the information will be posted on the TPS home page.

    Refer to the school hours page for opening and closing times for schools.

Health Forms

Medical Symbol for health moduleEach pupil, before initial enrollment in the Trumbull Public Schools shall have had a health assessment. In addition, each pupil enrolled in Trumbull Public Schools shall have a health assessment at least once in each three year interval: in grade three, in grade six, and in grade nine. These forms and insurance enrollment form can be found here...

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