John S. Martinez School

100 James Street
 New Haven, CT 06513

Phone: 475-220-2000
Fax: 203-691-2095
Grade Levels: K- 8
School Population: approx. 550
Hours: 8:35 AM to 2:50 PM
Principal: Lou Menacho

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Mission Statement
The mission of John S. Martinez School is to ensure that all students acquire information, skills and the ability to apply their knowledge to become lifelong learners and productive citizens in a diverse global society.

  • Emphasis on basic skills, encouraging excellence in reading, writing and mathematics


  • Structured Traditional Learning Environment -Emphasis on responsibility and good citizenship -Emphasis on the importance of parent input and support -Parent & student pledge to abide by school policies -School uniforms


  • All-Day Kindergarten


  • Bilingual Program


  • Classroom Computer Learning Centers


  • School Development Program -Focus on Child Development Theory -Strong Parent Program -School-Wide Planning and Decision Making


  • Intergenerational project with senior citizens