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

District Info

Our District is committed to the idea that every child can learn! 




Q.  How do I apply for a position?
A.  Click on this link http://www.applitrack.com/whps/onlineapp/ to fill out an online application.

Q.  What documents are needed to apply?
A.  Copies of your certification, transcripts and 3 letters of reference. These documents should be scanned and included with your online application. If you have difficulty scanning these documents please contactsupport@generalasp.com

Q.  Where can I get a list of current vacancies:
A.  http://www.applitrack.com/whps/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp

Q.  How do I get verification of my past employment with WHPS?
A.  Contact the Human Resources office at (860) 561-6694.
For more information, click here to view the Human Resource website.


Q.  Where is the School Calendar?
A.  Click here

Q.  What is the first day of school?
A.  August 31, 2016.  

Q.  What is the last day of school? 
A.  June 13, 2017 unless we have snow make-up days.  

Q.  When are the parent/teacher conferences?
A.  Check with the schools for the dates and times.

Q.  What are the testing dates?
A.   For more information, click here to view the Curriculum and Instruction calendars or visit your child's school webpage.

School Hours

Q.  What are the hours for elementary, middle and high school as well as early dismissals and emergency closings?
A.  Click here

Q.  How do I find out if there is a cancellation, late opening or early closing?
A.  Click here


Q.  How do I know if my child is old enough to start kindergarten?
A.  If your child turns 5 on or before January 1 of the new school year


Q.  When does Kindergarten enrollment begin?
A.  In the Spring. Check our website at that time to get the exact dates.


Q.  What documents do I need to prove residency?
A.  That information can be found on this page


Q.  We're moving to West Hartford.  How do I find out what school my children will go to?
A.  Click here

Q.  We're moving from another country.  What is required for my child to start school as soon as possible?
A.   Due to the new and always changing immigration regulations call the Registrar Office, (860) 561-6620, for information and updates.


Q.  How do I apply for my child to attend a Magnet School?
A.  Information can be found on this page


Q.  Can a child from out of district pay tuition to attend WHPS?
A.  At present we are not accepting tuition students. Please call the Registrar Office, (860) 561-6620, for further details.


Q.  If I move are there any provisions for keeping my child in WHPS?
A.  Yes there are provisions for keeping a student in WHPS. Each case is handled on an individual basis, please call the Registrar Office, (860) 561-6620, for further details.


Q. How do I learn more about West Hartford Public Schools?
A.  For Strategic Profiles click on this link

Pre Care - Post Care

Q.  What programs or services are available for pre-school children?
A.  Click here 

Athletic Activities

Q.  How do I find the dates and times of games and practices?
Q.  How are the fields, tracks and gyms scheduled?
Q.  Can facilities be rented?
A.  For information, contact the school or the Athletic Director.


Q.  How do I find out what's for lunch?
A.  Click here

Q.  How do I apply for free or reduced lunch?
A.  Click here

Q.  How do I prepay for lunch?
A.  Click here

Continuing and Summer Education

Q.  How do I get a catalog?
A.  You can pick one up at the Town Hall or various locations in West Hartford.  You could have one mailed to you or view the catalog on our website

Special Education

Q.  What types of programs are available for my child?
A.  Click on this link

Web Site

Q.  I'm having problems viewing your website.
A.  Email us at info@whps.org


Q.  How do I get a copy of my diploma or transcript? 
A.  You need to contact the secretary in the guidance department at the school you graduated from.



West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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