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Mission Statement

The staff members of Goodwin School are committed to excellence in education. In order to become a community that holds high expectations for all, students, staff and families; we must strive to make connections our priority. We believe a school of excellence connects people in order to create community, the curriculum to achieve coherence, classrooms and resources to enrich the learning climate, and connects learning to relevant life situations to build character.

Therefore, we commit towards establishing the following four priorities as the building blocks of our school: community, curriculum coherence, climate, and character development.

Goals of the School

  1. To create an active partnership between the school and home.
  2. To create an environment where students are encouraged to become focused, creative, well-motivated learners.
  3. To create a safe, disciplined school, which is committed to serving the whole child, acknowledging that student's physical, social, and emotional well-being relates to learning.
  4. To create learning environment where student groupings are flexible, integrated, and based on student needs.
  5. To create a learning environment, rich in technology, for students and staff.
  • Hartford Courant Top Work Places 2011 Award Ribbon
  • Hartford Courant Top Work Places 2012 Award Ribbon
  • Hartford Courant Top Work Places 2013 Award Ribbon
  • Hartford Courant Top Work Places 2016 Award Ribbon
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