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6-12|Private
255 students
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School leader:  Teri Schrader, Head of School
180 Bloomfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105

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(860) 236-5618
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"Give students the power to shape their lives and the world around them."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
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  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Service learning
  • Arts
    Graphics, Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), French, Spanish
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18 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · April 23, 2015
Watkinson has been a school that has literally changed my child's life. Our daughter had a soul-crushing experience in the public elementary school--supposedly one of the best districts in Connecticut. She had a very large gap between her... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 09, 2014
We have two children who attend Watkinson. Each one has their own style of learning, studying, social experiences and interests. The Watkinson faculty and staff create an environment which allows them to grow and become the person they are meant... more

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Submitted by a community member · July 02, 2013
Well, Watkinson is a great school, but if you are looking to go to a school away from cliques, this is not the place. There is still bullying. Anyway it is okay and go if you want.

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Submitted by a community member · November 27, 2010
I am a senior at watkinson and I have had my ups and downs with the school. Sure, I have faced challenges making friends and with a few of the teachers, but to be honest, most of my problems at watkinson were my fault. Once i decided to break... more

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In addition to earning a traditional high school diploma, students with serious interest in the arts or global studies can commit to going above and beyond in either of those areas, accomplishing a rigorous course of study that earns them a second diploma in their chosen field. Watkinson also has a distinct post graduate program, called The academy at Watkinson. It is part gap-year and part PG year and wholly an extension of Watkinson's educational philosophy.

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Watkinson School
180 Bloomfield Avenue, Hartford, CT  06105
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. (860) 236-5618
Last modified Watkinson School is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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