The Shelton School System is intensively committed
to providing all of its 5,787 students with educational programs and
services that will enhance their ability to become responsible citizens,
lifelong learners, and productive members of the new millennium and emerging
global society. Shelton is home to six K-6 elementary schools, a state-of-the-art
intermediate school for grades 7 and 8 which opened in
September 2001, and a high school serving more than 1,790 students.
In addition, Shelton offers special education and related services
for students, ages 321.
Shelton employs a total of 434 certified
staff, which includes teachers and administrators, along with a support
staff of 114 employees. Opportunities are provided to participate in
professional development activities and enhanced learning experiences.
The educational program is supported by an annual operating budget of
of Sheltons six elementary schools provide an enriched, hands-on
curriculum using a balanced approach to reading and writing which stresses
both skill development and the use of real literature. In addition, our
elementary schools offer fully integrated art, music, physical education
and technology instruction. Support services are available in reading,
special education, gifted and talented, social services and English as
a second language.
Shelton Intermediate School
the fall of 2001, Shelton Intermediate School relocated to its new home
and shares the campus facilities of Shelton High School. This new state-of-the-art
structure consists of 177,000 square feet of space and is designed to
accommodate 1000 students. The middle school organization is based upon
the cluster or "team" concept, where students in grades 7 &
8 are assigned to a four member teaching team in an effort to divide the
school into smaller learning communities. Each student will receive his
or her instruction in the core academic areas within this cluster, while
moving out to the larger facility for instruction in the unified arts
Shelton High School
mission of Shelton High School is to prepare its students to be knowledgeable,
responsible, and productive members of an ever-changing and complex global
society. In pursuit of this goal, Shelton High School recognizes and respects
the cultural, social, and economic diversity of the student body. Students
learn in an educational environment which supports each individual in
the achievement of his or her goals.
Special Education Services
Shelton strives to meet the diverse needs of all children in the school
system. The district does an outstanding job meeting each students
individual educational needs. A continuum of special education services
are offered in every school. Students with a disabling condition are evaluated
and provided with an Individual Education Plan (IEP).
Shelton is home to two tuition-based parochial schools. St. Lawrence School
in Huntington and St. Joseph School provide elementary school programs
and activities for students in grades K-8.
Public School System Web Site
For detailed information about Sheltons schools (addresses, schedules,
etc.) please visit the Shelton school web site.
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