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Parkville Community School

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Basic Information
School Brochure: View brochure
School Nickname: Parkville
School Phone: (860) 695-4720
Grades Served: PK4-5
Type: District
Principal's Name: Esmeralda Figueroa , Principal
Principal's Email:

Located in the west central section of Hartford, Parkville Community School is home to 500 students from diverse backgrounds, representing every Hartford neighborhood and over 20 countries.

Parkville Community School is a multicultural community that challenges active learners using differentiated instruction, while creating a safe environment to nurture respectful and responsible citizens.

Parkville Community School provides a learning environment where all students learn to their maximum potential and are prepared for middle school. We envision the school as a community of active learners and leaders where they develop self-confidence, respect for themselves, their school, and their community.

The multicultural and multilingual educational setting ensures sensitivity to various cultures. Caring teachers and staff provide the basis for meaningful and knowledgeable connections.

Special Features & Highlights

  • Parkville shares the vision of the community complex that meets the needs of our families in one centralized location, with partnerships that include the Parkville Senior Center, Hartford Public Library, Catholic Family Charities, and the Charter Oak Health Center.
  • We believe our school is a major part of the community, and we are active members of the Parkville NRZ and the Parkville Business and Community Associations.
  • Our school believes in educating students in all areas including Academics, Art, STEM, Physical Education, Technology and Social-Emotional Learning.
  • Parkville Community School has a direct pathway into McDonough Middle School; no application is needed for our students to access the middle school.

CURRICULUM Students are active participants in their learning and engage in both academic classes and social-emotional learning, Music, Art, Technology, and PE.

TECHNOLOGY Technology is essential for 21st Century learning. Our students in grades 1-5 are each provided with a Chromebook and all classrooms have a SMART Board.

Did You Know?

  • OUR PARTNERSHIPS allow opportunities for arts integration and enrichment, including Hartford Performs and Judy Dorwin Moving Matters.
  • Students receive BILINGUAL AND EL SERVICES, and bilingual classes are offered in K-2.
  • All students learn to USE TECHNOLOGY while gaining typing, digital technology training, and coding skills.
What People Are Saying
Students Say : "Teachers make sure we do our work every day and help us to prepare for learning." --Adriana Torres
Parents Say : "As a grandmother of two grandchildren that attend Parkville Community School I am pleased with the field lesson experiences that teach about college and different types of jobs." --Virgenmina Diaz
Teachers Say : "Staff and students participate in daily conversations that promote rapport and build positive relationship to strengthen literacy." --Ms. Maria Tereso
Zone: 3
Before Care: no
After School: no
47 New Park Avenue, Hartford, CT, United States 06106
Hours: 8:15 am- 3:25 pm

School uniform required, will be discussed with parents at registration.

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