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New Britain, CT
Students enrolled: 660

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142 Rutherford St
New Britain, CT 06051

(860) 223-1574
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May 14, 2015
Wonderful, supportive staff :) my two boys require a LOT of attention. I feel like the great schools rating is biased

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2015
It defines the meaning of great staff,teachers. I love the atmosphere they have for the children., I highly recommen this school to any parent.

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January 21, 2014
My daughter has been going to this school for 4 years now. We couldn't be more pleased with the professionalism of the staff!

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June 04, 2013
My school is great we all work at a TEAM we all help each other and we are deciated to help all children . To have a great school you have to have deciated staff and we do at smith school

- submitted by a teacher

June 29, 2011
My daughter has just successfully completed Kindergarten at this school and she has made great strides. I am so grateful to her teacher, Mrs. Malachowsky, the principal, Ms. Eshoo, and the school's social worker, Ms. Naspa, for their commitment to making sure my daughter's school experience would be a great one both academically and socially. Not only has she learned proper social skills (which was a challenge since she is a social butterfly!), but has exceeded the Kindergarten reading level and has been placed in the Scholars Program. As an teacher, I am delighted with the education offered at Smith School, and am more than happy to recommend the school to other parents interested in their children's education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 20, 2008
My child just started at the Headstart program and prior to that she was at home being cared for by family. She had limited exposed to other children and concepts of sharing, taking turns or following directions. Since she has started she has grow tremendously. She has been able to share and express herself clearly. The staff are wonderful with her. My child is 3 years old and may at times require more of the staff than some of the other students. The staff are nurturing, encouraging and have been great models for my child. I think their program is great! Keep up the good work. Sonia Colon-Mora

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no rating
April 02, 2008
I have a son that is in first grade in this school and started here in kindergarten. I honestly have to say these teachers are the best. They care about the students and communicate with the parents well. This is one of the best schools in New Britain.

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no rating
March 26, 2008
I have five children in this school and I always feel the love and warmth from everyone.

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December 06, 2006
I have two children who attend Smith School and I am very pleased with their education standards, their community practices, their safety practices and their parent teacher relationships. They have a wonderful PTA program and have great after school programs for the children. This is one of the best elementary schools in New Britain and I am happy that all of my children will be attending this school. Good district to be in!

- submitted by a parent

January 10, 2006
my daughter was only at smith school for a short while in kindergarden in mrs. Eshoo's class but i was pleased with the school and the teacher my daughter Kayla Smith was very upset having to leave thank you to the school and her teacher.

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June 16, 2004
Smith school has problem with bilingual education.Fifth grade specifically has this kind of problem.The teacher does not focus into the subject matter.Spanish students need an entire immersion into english language when they come to America,is not only to speak or to explain in spanish,it is also to undress english language before the students;that goal is not reached for Smith School.

- submitted by a parent

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Smith School
142 Rutherford St, New Britain, CT  06051
(860) 223-1574
Last modified Smith School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Smith School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top