The Madison Public Schools Central Office runs the Madison Public Schools with oversight from the …More href="http://patch.com/L-gC9N">Madison Public Schools Board of Education. There are six public schools and a preschool in the school system. Those schools include the following:
Daniel Hand High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Polson Middle School (Grades 7 - 8)
Brown Middle School (Grades 5 - 6)
Ryerson Elementary School (Grades K - 4)
Island Avenue Elementary School (Grades K - 4)
Jeffrey Elementary School (Grades K - 4)
the Town Campus Learning Center special education (Preschool)
David Klein is the school superintendent. The schools serve about 3,000 students. The goal of the Madison Public Schools is to "to support students in achieving their highest educational and personal potential, to inspire in them an enduring love for learning, and to prepare them to be 21st Century citizens of the world who contribute to the diverse, multicultural and international communities in which they will live."
Daniel Hand High School is a public school serving students in grades 9 through 12. With student enrollment of about…More 1,300, the school has more than 110 general education teachers. The sports teams are the Daniel Hand High School Tigers.
The high school is accredited by the New England Association of Secondary Schools and each year more than 90 percent of the graduating class goes on to post-secondary education. Barbara Britton is principal. Daniel Zittoun and Cynthia Schneider are assistant principals.
The high school is named after businessman and philanthropist Daniel Hand, a descendant of the town's earliest settlers, who donated a two-story brick school building to the town in 1884.
Gunnar Johnson Select School of Dancing 786 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT06443 Located in downtown Madison, Gunnar Johnson Select School of Dancing is a professional dance instruction school.…More The school specializes in ballroom dancing. The instructors promote the benefits of dance, which include exercise, confidence building and enjoyment.
Our Lady of Mercy School 149 Neck Rd, Madison, CT06443 Our Lady of Mercy School is a Catholic elementary school serving students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.…More Located on an estate-like setting on Long Island Sound, the school is sponsored by the St. Margaret Church parish in Madison and St. George Church parish in Guilford. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, OLM offers a traditional core curriculum, foreign languages, health education and training in technology.
Island Avenue Elementary School is one of three elementary schools serving students grades K to 4. The principal is…More Kathy A. Nutley. PTO meetings are held in the school's multipurpose room. Times and dates are posted on the school website. Parents also are encouraged to become involved by helping out in the library.
Parents dropping off students should circle around the back and return to the front drop off point, making sure the child exits the car on the passenger side. To pick up in the afternoon, parents should park their cars and come inside the back of the school for the pick up line.