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 300 John Downey Drive, New Britain, CT 06051

Middle-High School

Middle School, Transitional 9th Grade and Functional Skills High School


  • Comprehensive curriculum, aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

  • Functional skills curriculum for students with cognitive compromises, also aligned to CCSS

  • CMT/CAPT and Smarter Balanced preparation with incentives for participation

  • Remedial reading instruction inclusive of the Edmark and Wilson Reading systems.

  • Integrated use of technology, including SMART Boards and Apple iPads

  • Course credits awarded as appropriate

  • Physical Education, music and art instruction at all levels


  • Licensed certified clinicians for individual therapy and support

  • Classroom-based groups to emphasize social skills, anger management, assertiveness and self-advocacy, conflict resolution, empathy development, self-esteem and relaxation training

  • On-site psychiatric services

  • Family outreach and parent training

  • After-hours crisis service


  • Pre-vocational and vocational classes

  • Adaptive Daily Living Skills instruction and application as appropriate

  • Career assessment and job exploration

  • Job shadowing

  • On-site cottage industries and skill training including production/assembly, binding, imprinting, data entry, landscaping, food services, custodial and retail

  • Community job placement as appropriate


  • 40-day diagnostic programming (S.T.R.I.D.E.)

  • School consultation and community training

  • Individual transition planning

  • Comprehensive assessment provided per PPT decision

  • Occupational, physical and speech/language therapies

  • On-site medical laboratory services