Helen Street School
Each morning, all the students at the Helen Street School walk to school, where the old-fashioned school bell greets them on their way in. The tight-knit community strives to provide a safe environment that meets the social, emotional, physical, aesthetic, and academic needs of its students. The curriculum emphasizes various learning styles and the importance of the individual.
The school stresses cooperation in both classes and community. With
funding from the states department of education, the school runs
an internship program with nearby Quinnipiac University. Graduate students
work as both student teachers and interns throughout the course of two
years. In 2002, about 30 Quinnipiac students joined the elementary school,
working with the children in small groups and offering after-school
Information provided by Helen Street School. Current as of July 2002.