Children's Community School

  • Children's Community School was founded in 1969, in the basements of the Berkely Projects to assist families by providing a quality education in a loving and safe environment. The original staff was mostly volunteer and the Mission remains strong... Children's Community School lays the foundation for Urban students' educational success by offering a robust curriculum and unique experiences, by developing their individual character and by cultivating strong family involvement.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSome SpEd.
Year Founded1969
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$125
Summer Program Cost NotesNo Summer School 2019 so that the school can add Grade 6 for the Fall
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students148 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeChildren's Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Black pants, skort or skirt and Royal blue Shirt with logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPre-K is a sliding scale based on income. K-5 is $400 per year plus PTO Obligation of $100 Grade 6 Tuition $500

School Notes

  • CCS generally has a waiting list in all grades.

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  • Waterbury
    St Mary
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 245 students
    0.5 miles
    55 Cole St
    Waterbury, CT 06706
    (203)753-2574
    0.5 K-8
    245
  • New Haven
    Grades: K-9 | 484 students
    16.6 miles
    50 Loomis Place
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (203)777-3464
    16.6 K-9
    484
  • Waterbury
    Grades: PK-8 | 189 students
    1.9 miles
    386 Robinwood Rd
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)756-5313
    1.9 PK-8
    189
  • Waterbury
    Grades: NS-12 | 440 students
    2.2 miles
    565 Chase Parkway
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)236-9560
    2.2 NS-12
    440
  • Waterbury
    Grades: PK-8 | 275 students
    1.7 miles
    645 Congress Ave
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)755-6809
    1.7 PK-8
    275

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This the best school ever. My son went to this school, now my grandchildren are attending.The teachers are wonderful.They do not let any child fall through the cracks.They have after school programs to help the kids that need it. Children's Community School is one of a kind. God Bless them. Joanne M''Sadoques Britton.
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