Upcoming Events

Board of Education Regular Meeting
Date: Mar 9
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Guilford High School Library 605 New England Road
Board of Finance Budget Workshop (if needed)
Date: Mar 9
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Nathanael Greene Community Center
Volunteer Helping Hands Training
Date: Mar 11
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: A.W. Cox School 143 Three Mile Course
Special Education Screening for PreSchool Aged Children
Date: Mar 12
Location: Guilford Lakes School 40 Maupas Road
Volunteer Helping Hands Training
Date: Mar 20
Time: 2:45 PM
Location: Melissa Jones School 181 Ledge Hill Road

Latest News

Guilford Lakes Elementary School Will Be Open on Monday, March 9th
Guilford Lakes Elementary School was closed on Friday, March 6th. Please link to the letter sent to families from Principal Jill Hale for a complete explanation. Lakes Letter
End the "R" Word Campaign at Guilford High School

Guilford students joined with Senator Ted Kennedy, State Representative Sean Scanlon, Principal Rick Misenti, State Comptroller Kevin Lembo (not pictured) and the entire school community to launch their annual awareness campaign to end the use of the "R" word - retarded. "Even If You Don't Mean It, It Still Hurts" is the message for this year's campaign.
Smarter Balanced Assessments - Information for Parents and Guardians
The Smarter Balanced assessments will replace the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) and Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) in reading, writing and mathematics. The new assessments are a key part of implementing the Connecticut Core Standards and preparing all students for success in college and careers.
2015-16 Budget Process
The Board of Finance Public Hearing for input on the Town Budget scheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd has been rescheduled for March 5th at 7:30pm at the Community Center and Workshop Meetings will be held on March 5th and 9th (if needed) at 7:30pm at the Community Center. The Annual Town Budget Meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 7th at 7:30pm at the Community Center.
Vote for Guilford Grad Nick Fradiani On American Idol Wednesday March 4
Nick Fradiani continues to compete on American Idol on Fox 61. Show your support for this Guilford High School graduate by voting for him to continue his quest to become the next American Idol. First Selectman Joe Mazza encourages residents to vote for Nick and extends support in Proclamation.
Kindergarten Registration for Fall 2015
Kindergarten Registration will continue at each of Guilford's four elementary schools. If you missed the February 27th registration day, please contact the school your child will attend and schedule an appointment as soon as possible.
"I came away from my time in Guilford with the belief that this is one of the most impressive educational enterprises with which I have been involved."
James H. Borland, Ph.D. was hired by the Guilford Board of Education to evaluate the services provided by the Guilford Public Schools for high-achieving students based on data gathered during five visits to the school district between July and December 2014.

Dr. Borland's report “Evaluation of and Recommendations Concerning Services for High-achieving Students in the Guilford, Connecticut Schools” was presented to the Guilford Board of Education in December 2014.
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Superintendent's Corner

The Guilford school district is an environment in
which instruction invites effort and effort builds

Read More Paul FreemanSuperintendent of Schools