It is the mission of the Killingly Public Schools to improve the quality of life and self-esteem of all students. It will do so by:
1. Creating and maintaining an enthusiastic educational environment;
2. Challenging all students to achieve their highest potential;
3. Fostering respect for human differences;
4. Adjusting to an ever-changing world; and
5. Maintaining a partnership with the community.
A former mill town in what is now known as Connecticut's Quiet Corner, Killingly has the largest school district in northeastern Connecticut. Our community is located about 15 miles south of Massachusetts and on the Rhode Island border. Major access is through Interstate 395, which runs north/south through the western side of Town.
Killingly schools enroll approximately 2,800 students, PreK – 12: Goodyear Early Childhood Center in Rogers houses both pre-school classes and the family resource center. Two elementary schools, Killingly Central School in Dayville serves PreK, K, and Grade 1 and Killingly Memorial School in Danielson, serve grades 2-4. Killingly Intermediate School in Dayville serves grades 5-8. Killingly High School, the Regional Agricultural Educational Program. Grades 9-12 are located at Killingly High School in Dayville. The former High School building at 79 Westfield Ave. currently houses the District Central Offices, the high school Alternative Learning Program, and a private Special Education School, the Sunrise Community School.
Our schools share a long history of service to the community. Through consistent family and town support Killingly schools and their students have developed respected records of success in the fields of music, media, agriculture, technology, multicultural education, and sports. We are proud, as well, of our strong partnership with Quinebaug Valley Community College and the opportunities that this collaboration has provided for our students. Area businesses have been very active with Killingly High School's School-to-Career Program.