Our Mission

The mission of Newtown Public Schools, a partnership of students, families, educators, and community, is to inspire each student to excel in attaining and applying the knowledge, skills and attributes that lead to personal success while becoming a contributing member of a dynamic global community. We accomplish this by creating an unparalleled learning environment characterized by high expectations, quality instruction, continuous improvement, and civic responsibility.


Core Values
We Believe That:
  • Each individual is unique and has value
  • Everyone can and will learn well
  • It takes effort and persistence to achieve one's full potential
  • High expectations inspire a higer level of performance 
  • Honesty, integrity, respect, and open communication build trust
  • Quality education expands the opportunities for individuals and is vital to the success of the entire community
  • Educating children is a shared responsibility of the entire community
  • Family is a critical influence in each individual's development
  • Understanding all forms of diversity is essential in the global society
  • All individuals are responsible for their behavior and choices
  • Educated and involved citizens are essential for sustaining a democratic society
  • Everyone has the responsibility to contribute to the greater good of the community
  • Continuous improvement requires the courage to change
Inspiring Each Student to Excel

3 Primrose St., Newtown, CT 06470
Phone: 203-426-7600