Bristol Schools

Preparing students for a 21st Century world that is ever changing.

Bristol Public Schools

Vision of the Graduate

Bristol Public School students will graduate with the essential academic knowledge, skills, and dispositions that empower them to be self-sufficient and make meaningful contributions in a rapidly changing global society.

Kindergarten registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now available online.
Children of Bristol residents who will be five (5) years old on or before January 1, 2021 are eligible to start kindergarten that year.

Each school hosts Kindergarten orientation day(s). Registering your child early will ensure you receive notification of all programs and activities. For instructions on the steps to register your child, click on the links below.

PLEASE NOTE: If your child attends the Bristol Early Childhood Center (BEC) located at 240 Stafford Avenue, Greene Hills, Ivy Drive, Hubbell, Mt. View, or South Side School Pre-K programs – you can skip Step One and go directly to Step Two.

Click here to download instructions in English on how to register.

Haga clic aquí para descargar instrucciones en español sobre cómo registrarse.

The Bristol Public School District consists of two high schools, two middle schools, two K-8 schools, six elementary schools (K-5), the Bristol Early Childhood Center for children ages 3 and 4, as well as the Bristol Preparatory Academy, an alternative high school, and Bristol Adult Education Center.

Bristol students benefit from a rigorous academic program, taught by talented and highly effective teachers. The curricula are fully aligned with state, national, and Connecticut Core standards. Instructional programs are student-centered, with a focus on the needs of each individual learner offering programs and services for all students’ needs, including, but not limited to:

Interscholastic Athletic Program a comprehensive and balanced interscholastic athletic program which is an integral part of the total educational process.

Special Services – the Bristol school district offers special services to ensure that students who require special education and related services will receive specially designed, high-quality instruction to enhance each student’s academic, social/emotional development in the least restrictive environment.

Gifed Program – the Bristol Public Schools Gifted Program strives to enirch the educational experience for all students. Formally identifired studens are included in pull-out sessions at each school every week. Students work on projects which include research, critical thinking, and creativity.

Family Resource Centers (FRC) – Bristol Public Schools have three FRC locations within the elementary schools to promote comprehensive, integrated, community-based systems of family support and child development services. These centers are located at Greene-Hills K-8 School, Southside Elementary School, and West Bristol K-8 School.

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