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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.


Administrative offices for the West Hartford Public Schools are located in the Town Hall building at 50 South Main Street. 


Elementary School Summer Reading Program
The West Hartford Public Schools and the West Hartford Public Library work together to develop the Pre-K-5 summer reading program. Each year we select a new theme and provide a suggested list of authors and titles. Librarians from the West Hartford Public Library create a digital presentation which is shared with the schools to introduce the summer reading theme.




Middle School


King Philip




High School




West Hartford Public Library--Teen Page



One Book One Town




Adult title:

Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero

By Michael Hingson with Susy Flory

Michael Hingson, blind since infancy, shares the story of his escape from the seventy-eighth floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, with the help of his guide dog. Roselle, and discusses how his life, faith, parents, friends, and mentors throughout the years prepared him to meet the emergency without panic.




Elementary companion book:

Keep Your Ear on the Ball

By Genevieve Petrillo 

Davey, a blind student, refuses all help from his new classmates, even while playing kickball at recess, until they find a way to help without doing everything for him.


West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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