Reggio Magnet School of the Arts 150 Fisher Dr, Avon, CT06001 Reggio Magnet School of the Arts specializes in giving children control of their learning through touch, movement,…More listening, seeing and hearing. It teaches through child expression. The school sees parents a vital component to the school's philosophy. The school is tuition-free for grades kindergarten through 3rd grade. For a fee, there are before and after school programs.
Thompson Brook School is an upper elementary school that was founded in 2004 and has over 590 fifth and sixth…More graders. The school houses a gymnasium, two exercise rooms, health classrooms, a library, musical suites, a choral room and an orchestral practice room. The most popular feature of the cafeteria is the deli. Students, families and locals often visit the school in the off-hours to utilize the outdoor tennis courts. There is also a playground, soccer field and basketball court on school grounds.
Pine Grove Nursery School is a nonprofit school located in the West Avon Congregational Church. It has been run for…More the last 20 years by Director Beverly Rydberg, who has been with the school for 35 years. The school serves 3- and 4-year-olds of all denominations, and currently enrolls 77 children. Why should you have your children attend the Pine Grove Nursery School? "Because," says Rydberg, "it is great!"
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.
Pine Grove Elementary School 151 Scoville Rd, Avon, CT06001 Pine Grove Elementary School is located within walking distance from Thompson Brook School. The elementary school…More community runs on the motto, "Together we share, create, discover and achieve," according to the school website. A preschool is also located at Pine Grove for children of ages three or four. The elementary school and preschool both have a special education program. Equipped with a computer lab and publishing center, the school has published at least 600 students' stories in books to further their interest in writing. In addition to an outdoor playground and basketball courts, the school abuts a local hiking trail and the playing fields on Thompson Brook grounds.
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.