What Makes WIMS Special...

"Making the world a better place - educating the whole child through inquiry, innovation and the arts in a diverse, compassionate and mindful learning community."

  • A rigorous and engaging curriculum which integrates state of the art technology in order to teach students how to innovate, collaborate, create and skillfully solve problems.

  • A student-centered approach to literacy grounded in the workshop model, aligned to the Common Core State Standards

  • An extended school day and school year

  • Reader's and Writer's Workshop K-8

  • Inquiry based Science curriculum/field studies

  • A Social Studies curriculum taught from diverse perspectives

  • Challenging Math Curriculum aligned to Common Core Standards featuring Singapore Math in grades Kindergarten through grade 6

  • Responsive Classroom® approach to teaching and learning

  • One-to-One devices for all students.  Grades K-2 utilize iPads in the classroom and laptops in the two computer labs.  All students in grades 3 - 5 have access to Chromebooks in the classroom and students in grader 6 - 8 use their Chromebooks in school and at home.

  • Interactive White Board Technology in all learning spaces

  • Arts and Wellness is a priority with two specialized classes daily; Art, Music, Spanish, Health/PE and mindfulness practices infused throughout the day

  • Wintergreen Families are actively involved and strongly committed to supporting our school mission and a K-8 experience for their children

  • A safe, friendly and orderly school environment with clear, shared expectations and policies that keep our school community welcoming, healthy and safe

 

Partner Districts

Hamden

Meriden

New Haven

Wallingford

Woodbridge

 

 

Participating Districts
These students are enrolled through the Magnet School Parent Choice Program.

Branford

Derby

East Haven

Milford

North Haven

Stratford

Waterbury

West Haven