Settled in 1639, this small, Fairfield County community is bordered on the east by the Housatonic River and on the south by the sandy beaches of Long Island Sound. With a population of 51,384, the town is both an industrial and residential community. Stratford is easily accessible by major highway, rail and air systems. Yale, Fairfield, Bridgeport, Sacred Heart and Southern Connecticut State Universities are all within a short commute.
Stratford has a student population of 6,647. The district consists of nine elementary, two middle, and two high schools. Stratford offers special programs and services, including an Advanced Learning Program, Business Education Support Team, Integrated Learning Systems, Pre-Teaching/Social Services Pathway, Health and Medical Careers Pathway, Pre-Engineering Pathway, Culinary Arts Pathway, and Project Adventure.
The staff is characterized as dedicated, well-educated, award winning teachers, administrators and support staff.
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