About the Stamford Public Schools
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"Tradition of Excellence":
- There are nearly 16,000 students in the Stamford Public Schools.
- The Stamford Public School district consists of 20 schools:
11 elementary (grades K-5), 1 elementary/middle (grades K-8), 5 middle schools (grades 6-8); and three high schools (grades 9-12).
- The district has four magnet elementary schools (Hart, Toquam, Westover, and Rogers International School) and two magnet middle schools (Scofield and Rogers International School). There is one interdistrict magnet high school, the Academy of Information Technology & Engineering. Admittance to the magnet schools is through an application and lottery system.
- Kindergarten is a full day program.
- The Stamford Public Schools’ curricula follow state and national standards.
- The high school curriculum includes Honors courses as well as 25 Advanced Placement/college credit courses in English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, UConn Calculus, Statistics, UConn Statistics, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics B, Physics C, Environmental Science, UConn Environmental Science, World History, U.S. History, European History, United States Government and Politics, Psychology, Microeconomics, French, Spanish, Music Theory, Studio Art, and Art History.
- A multitude of after-school enrichment programs and clubs are offered at the elementary, middle and high schools. Sports are available through varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams, intramurals, city leagues and the Stamford Youth Foundation.
- Bus transportation is provided for elementary students living one mile or more from school; for middle school students living one-and-a-half miles from school; and for high school students living two miles or more from school.