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

Board Of Education

West Hartford has an elected seven-member Board of Education which is required by State Statute and Town Charter to oversee public education.

Weapons and Dangerous Instruments

Except as hereinafter noted, no weapons or dangerous instruments shall be permitted on any school premises, in, about or on school buses, nor at any school-sponsored activity, on or off school premises, except that police officers may carry weapons in performance of their duty. Further, weapons or dangerous instruments may be brought to school by persons licensed to carry such only when authorized by the principal when it pertains to an educational activity scheduled by the administration. In these instances the weapons must be cased, and the Superintendent's office must be informed prior to the event.


Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statutes:

53-206 Carrying and sale of dangerous weapons
53a-3 Definitions
53a-217b Possession of a weapon on school grounds


Adopted: March 25, 1991
Reviewed: May 15, 2007

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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