Arts and Athletics at HPS
At Hartford Public Schools, we are committed to creating an environment where students can find their passions and express themselves in a variety of creative ways. We are proud to invest in the arts and athletics to improve the educational experience for the Whole Student.


Theater Arts Visual music performance Kinsella middle school  students play acting
Arts & Wellness Visual Arts, Music, Theater, plus Wellness Opportunities for the Whole Student
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Athletics CIAC High School Sports for 3 Seasons, plus Middle School sports!
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Attendance Attendance matters! Our Attendance, Culture and Climate, and Engagement Teams offer support for getting your child to school every day!
Hartford Promise scholarship program for high school and college supports scholars
The Hartford Promise A Large-scale College Scholarships and College Success Program for Hartford Public Schools Students
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College & Career Readiness Ensuring all students have equitable access to high-quality, post-secondary opportunities preparing them for the dynamic world of work and life beyond
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Seal of Biliteracy Highlights second language ability as a key 21st-century skill in college, career, and life. HPS Students are #TooBilitToQuit

About Us

Our Mission

To provide all our students with the learning and supports they need to succeed in school and in life.

Our Vision

All students will graduate prepared to transform our world.

Our District

Serving 16,500 PreK-12 students, we are one of the largest public school districts in Connecticut, with 39 schools, including 18 magnet schools.

Our Community

We serve families from nearly 70 towns, speaking nearly 90 languages.