We want to be sure our parents and care-takers have all the information they need to ensure that all students are ready to start school on the first day. Please take a moment to look through the links below to be sure you have all the information you need to start the school year off right.
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL:
Grades 1-12 - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
Grades Pre-K and K - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2010
If your child is new to New Haven Public School (transfer, Pre-K, Kindergarten) and you have not received a letter indicating what school your child is attending, please contact our Registration Office at 203-946-8501.
WELCOME LETTER FROM DR. REGINALD MAYO, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
ORIENTATION SCHEDULE - For students in grades 5 - 12, there are planned Orientation Meetings before the first day of school. Attendance at one of the meetings offered at your child's school is mandatory.
**Please note, for students in grades Pre-K through 4, contact your child's school directly to find out if they have any scheduled orientation type meetings.
SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR - Click on link to see the full school year calendar, including end of marking periods, holidays, half-days, etc.
HEALTHY BACK-TO-SCHOOL CHECKLIST - Here are some ways to help your child have a healthy and successful school year.
SCHOOL START TIMES - To confirm the start time for your child's school, click on the link, select the category the school falls into and select the school to see start times.
SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION - Our Transportation Department recently mailed out postcards with morning pick up times and afternoon drop-off times for each student. If you did not get your postcard in the mail, please contact the Transportation Department at 203-946-8418.
REGISTRATION - If you have not registered your child for school, please follow this link for more information, or call our Registration Office at 203-946-8501.
PHYSICAL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS & DOCUMENTS - Follow this link to learn about the necessary health and vaccination requirements needed for students in the New Haven Public School system.
SCHOOL FOOD - Click here for information on the School Food Program including breakfast and lunch menus and the School Meals Application.
Code of Conduct- The purpose of this document is to provide school personnel, students, and parents with a cosistent framework of expected behavior and discipline.
Student/Parent Handbook - This document has been developed to provide students and parents with a summary of important New Haven Board of Education policies and procedures.
TIPS FOR PARENTS - We think parent involvement is REALLY important. So, to help you help your child, we are pleased to offer this link to a very helpful website. It offers ideas about how to take an active role in your child's education and show them how important their education and success is to you. Enjoy!