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.
Sperry Park Simsbury Road, Avon, CT06001 Sperry Park is the home of the Avon Little League. The baseball park is located in between Healthtrax Health and…More Wellness Center and the Avon Public Schools Board of Education and Administrative Offices. There is an entrance to a bike trail through the woods on the property.
The American Historical Society Museum is comprised of a Living Museum, the Pine Grove School, the History Room…More located at the Avon Public Library and the Derrin House currently under restoration. The Living Museum was originally a schoolhouse that opened in 1823 and used until 1938. Local citizens worked to save it from demolition in 1981 and helped to dismantle and restore the structure where it is currently located on East Main Street next to the Avon Public Library. The Pine Grove School is located along Route 167 at the corner of Harris and West Avon Road. The structure represents an early 20th century schoolhouse.
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.