West Hartford Public Schools serves approximately 10,000 students in a system that ranks highly among Connecticut…More school districts. With a diverse population that includes speakers of about 70 languages, the district comprises 11 elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools. It employs about 1,700 people and operates on a budget of about $125 million. In addition to its 16 traditional schools, the district operates continuing and summer education programs, the Early Learning Center at Whiting Lane School, the REACH alternative high school and the HANOC After-School Homework Center.</p>
<p>Administrative offices for the school system are located in Town Hall. The Superintendent of Schools is Dr. Karen L. List.</p>
Conard High School 110 Beechwood Rd, West Hartford, CT06107 Conard High School is one of two public high schools in West Hartford and serves primarily the south end of town. The…More school opened in 1957 and was named for Frederick Conard, who was the Board of Education chairman at the time of the school's planning. Conard was ranked as one of American's Best High Schools by Newsweek Magazine in 2010. It also ranks among the top schools in the state for the percentage of its students who take AP exams.