To make updates to your Zip06 account or requets changes to your newspaper delivery, please choose an option below.
If you have an account, please login! If you don't have an account, you can create one.
A Zip06 account will allow you to post to the online calendar, contribute to News From You, and interact with the Zip06 community. It's free to sign-up!Click here to get started!
We're happy you've decided to join the Zip06 community. Please fill out this short registration form to begin sharing content with your neighbors.
We can help! Enter the email address registered to your account below to have your password emailed to you.
Fill out the form below to email this story to a friend×
The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) has recognized 124 schools as Schools of Distinction for the 2016-2017 school year. Of those recognized, a dozen are from the shoreline area.
To be recognized as a School of Distinction schools must meet criteria to be considered a "highest performing", "highest growth", or "greatest improver".
Highest Performing schools are those in the top 10 percent with respect to the Accountability Index.
Highest Growth schools are those in the top 10 percent of points earned in academic growth for all students and/or those in the top 10 percent of points earned in academic growth for the high needs student group.
Greatest Improvers are schools where the CSDE is unable to apply the academic model because of the grades tested in that school but the schools fall in the top 10 percent of improvement on the Accountability Index.
Locally, the Mary T. Murphy School in Branford, Chester Elementary School, North Haven's Green Acres Elementary School, and Westbrook Middle School were recognized as Highest Growth schools for all students and the high needs student group.
Deep River Elementary School was recognized as a Highest Growth school for the high needs student group.
In Guiford, Calvin Leete School and Melissa Jones School both earned distinctions for Highest Performer schools and Highest Growth schools for all students. Westbrook's Daisy Ingraham School was also earned both distinctions.
Clinton's Lewin G. Joel, Jr. School, Guilford Lakes School, Madison's J. Milton Jeffrey Elementary School, and Haddam-Killingworth High School were recognized as Highest Performing schools.
View a complete list of Schools of Distinction here.
Love Local News?
The Shoreline Chamber Town Guide and Member Diretory for 2019 has arrived
It's almost time for the East Haven Fall Festival! Get all the details now!