Ledyard Middle School 1862 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT06335 Ledyard Middle School enrolls all of the town's seventh- and eighth-graders, approximately 455 students in all. The…More school's principal is Joseph Chella. The school is committed to "providing the emerging adolescent with positive, diverse learning experiences in a safe, nurturing environment."
Gallup Hill School 169 Gallup Hill Rd, Ledyard, CT06339 Gallup Hill School is a K-6 elementary school in the southeastern part of town. The school also is home to the…More district's regular and special education pre-school programs. It enrolls approximately 350 students and Jennifer Byars is the school principal. Its mission is "...to meet the individual needs of each student in a supportive, organized, and disciplined school atmosphere and to provide opportunities for children to reach their full potential."
Ledyard Center School 740 Colonel Ledyard Hwy, Ledyard, CT06339 Located in the center of town, Ledyard Center School is the largest of the town's elementary schools…More and enrolls about 400 students in kindergarten through the sixth grade. This school, which opened its doors in 1950, it is also the oldest school building in town. The school's principal is Mary Fort Boyle. The Ledyard Center School faculty is committed to providing a program that "maximizes student achievement in a safe and respectful environment."
Juliet W. Long School 1854 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT06335 Juliet W. Long School enrolls approximately 350 students in grades 3-6, including most of the students from K-2 Gales…More Ferry School. Mary Porter Price is the principal. The school's curriculum includes language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, computers, art, music, band and physical education. Teaching techniques endeavor to build the classroom into a community, fostering responsibility, self-discipline, and a sense of caring for oneself and others.
Gales Ferry School 1858 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT06335 Now in a beautiful new building, Gales Ferry School enrolls about 208 students in grades K-2. The state-of-the-art…More facility includes a library, fully functioning computer lab and regulation-size gymnasium with a stage. The school's principal is Mary Porter-Price. Early literacy, numeracy and science are top priorities at Gales Ferry School.
Ledyard Center Nursery School 722 Colonel Ledyard Hwy, Ledyard, CT06339 The Ledyard Center Nursery School is located in the rear of the Ledyard Congregational Church. Beth Ayer is the school's…More director. The school has programs for 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds and children who are 4 and 5. Although based in the church, the school has no religious affiliation. "Our philosophy is that a child's work is play," Ayer said. The classes go on regular field trips to places such as the library and fire station. Approximately 55 children attend the school.
Ledyard High School 24 Gallup Hill Rd, Ledyard, CT06339 Ledyard High School, founded in 1963, enrolls approximately 1,000 students in grades 9 - 12 each year. A perennial…More football powerhouse, the high school also has a nationally recognized music program and honors society. A vocational agricultural facility was recently added in support of its 30-year agriscience and technology program, the only one of its kind in the region.
The Ledyard Board of Education shares a building on Blonders Blvd. with the Department of Parks & Recreation. The…More Education Department oversees six public schools, including Ledyard High School, Ledyard Middle School, Ledyard Center School, Gallup Hill School, Juliet W. Long School and Gales Ferry School. The schools' superintendent is Dr. Michael Graner. </p>
<p>The mission of Ledyard Public Schools is "to ensure a culture of excellence that maximizes student achievement, develops skills for life-long learning and prepares students to be productive and responsible citizens in a global society."</p>
Academy of Saint Therese 18 Hurlbutt Rd, Gales Ferry, CT06335 Based in the Gales Ferry Community Center building, the Academy of St. Therese is a very small, private K-8 school…More committed to teaching and living the Catholic faith while achieving high moral and academic standards. Founded in 2005, the academy enrolls about a dozen students. Mary A. Brundage is the principal of the academy. The school's core values include "The Life of the Mind, Moral Choices, and Helping Our Neighbor." These values are integrated throughout the curriculum. The academy asserts that study of "violin and Latin are as much a part of the curriculum as reading and math."
Ivy Cottage Children's Center 346 Colonel Ledyard Hwy, Ledyard, CT06339 Ivy Cottage Children's Center offers programs for toddlers and pre-schoolers and after-school programs for school-aged…More children. Programs include reading, mathematics and arts and crafts. The center serves the towns of Ledyard, Groton and Mystic. Children eligible to participate in any of the programs must have up-to-date imunization records and physicals. Applications are currently being accepted.
Child's Play 14 Fairway Dr, Gales Ferry, CT06339 Child's Play is a child care center that offers day care, preschool and after-school care for children ages six weeks to…More 11. With an emphasis on early readiness, this center works with local schools to provide an adequate curriculum that prepares children for kindergarten. The staff are college educated and required to attend professional development courses annually.