Avon Middle School 375 W Avon Rd, Avon, CT06001 Founded in 1970, Avon Middle School is located down the street from Avon High School on West Avon Road. The 600…More students are divided into six groups of 100 for a smaller student to teacher ratio. In eighth grade, every student completes a "Big 6" project, studying the school community's interaction with the environment. Also, the school has a "Green Team" club in which students participate in environmentally friendly initiatives, such as recycling, electricity conservation, paper recycling and composting.
Avon Public Schools Board of Education and Administrative Office 34 Simsbury Rd, Avon, CT06001 In 1947, students of all grades went to one-room schoolhouses called towpath schools. Pine Grove, one of seven towpath…More schools in Avon, sits across from what is now Avon High School on West Avon Rd. The district has grown to incorporate five schools, including the high school, Avon Middle School, Pine Grove Elementary School, Roaring Brook Elementary School, and Thompson Brook Upper Elementary School. The Avon Board of Education and Administrative Offices are located off of Rte. 10, near Avon Congregational Church, a town baseball field and Healthtrax Health and Wellness Center. Board of Education meetings are at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in the Avon High School Community Room. Jody Goeler, former assistant superintendent, is serving as interim superintendent until a superintendent is hired.
Avon Free Public Library 281 Country Club Rd, Avon, CT06001 The Avon Free Public Library dates back to 1798,…More when Samuel Bishop opened a library in his home, offering 111 books to share with the public, according to the library website. The current site of the library on Country Club Road, close to Avon High School and Middle School, was purchased in 1973. On Nov. 20, 1978, the library was recognized as a town department and maintained its identity as a private institution. Now, over 4 million volumes of books are accessible via the inter-library loan database, which include over 160 libraries in Connecticut.