Classes for the West Haven Public Schools 2018-2019 school year will begin on Monday, Aug. 27. Please note: The first day of school will be a full day for all students. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Free Breakfast and Lunch for All Students: This year, for the first time, all students are eligible to receive free meals as part of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.
Buses Service: Posted in local paper, The Voice, or on www.whschools.org . Call Jean Mitchell, Winkle Bus representative 203 937-4331 with any questions regarding bus routes. Guidelines for bus service based on School Board Policy #3541 (see policy on www.whschools.org).
New Student Registration: All students new to the West Haven School District should be formally registered at their incoming school. Call (203) 937-4300 for information as to school assignments by home address. The District’s residency policy requires that all students, without exception, produce bona fide proof that they live in West Haven.
As evidence of residency, the parent or legal guardian of each student must provide the school building administrator with the following most recent documents: Mortgage statement or lease provision, with landlord name and phone number; and a current utility bill (phone, cell, cable, UI, gas, water).
Parents must accompany all new registrants who are under eighteen years of age. They are also required to present educational and health records obtained from the school that was previously attended.
School Schedules: On opening day (a full day of school), August 27, 2018, school opening/closing schedule is as follows:
Haley, Mackrille, Pagels, Savin Rock, and Washington Elementary Schools will admit students at 8:55 a.m. (classes start at 9:10 a.m.) and dismiss at 3:25 p.m.;
Forest Elementary School will admit students at 8:25 a.m. (classes start at 8:40 a.m.) and dismiss at 2:55 p.m.
Carrigan Intermediate School will admit incoming fifth and sixth grade students at 8:15 a.m. and dismiss at 2:40 p.m.
Harry M. Bailey Middle School will admit incoming seventh and eighth grade students at 7:40 a.m. and dismiss at 2:15 p.m.
West Haven High School students are to report at 7:25 a.m. and will be dismissed at 1:45 p.m.
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