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Joseph A. DePaolo
Middle School


Mission Statement

Students engage in a range of educational experiences to become informed, adaptive, problem solvers who effectively communicate, rise to challenges, and are committed to improve themselves and their communities.

Attention 8th Grade Parents

Grade 8 students have viewed 2 presentations over the past two weeks. Applications are online only and links and due dates are listed below. The Project Lead the Way deadline has now been extended to January 14th, 2022

Presentation 1) Technical High Schools (Goodwin and Wilcox Tech)  Technical High School Application opens on November 8th, 2021 and will be open through December 15th, 2022

Presentation 2) Agriculture Science and Technology DUE: to Ms. Gagnon on November 30th, 2021

Presentation 3) Southington High School's Project Lead the Way (Pre-Engineering Program) and Agriculture Science and Technology 

Applications are online only and links and due dates are listed below.  Project Lead the Way application DUE: to Ms. Gagnon on January 25th, 2022



JAD Student Return to School Notes

The following document contains the information concerning students returning to JFK Middle School for the 2021-22 school year.

Return to School

Drop Off and Pick Up

5th to 6th Grade Transition Video

Special Education

If you have a child transitioning from 5th to 6th grade in special education, take a look at the FAQs. Entering 6th Grade: special (education) edition video.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Southington Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Non-discrimination Statement

Special Needs Registry

The Town of Southington in conjunction with the Commission of DisAbilities has established a Special Needs Registry at the Southington Police Department dispatch center to assist residents with special needs in the event of emergency or evacuation. Special needs flyer


Chris Palmieri, Principal
Karen Stafko, Secretary

Robert Lasbury, Asst. Principal
Courtney Green, Secretary

385 Pleasant Street
Southington, CT 06489

Phone: 860-628-3260
Nurse: 860-628-3265
Fax: 860-628-3403

School Hours

Regular School Hours:

8:05 am - 2:40 pm

Bell Schedules


Parents & Students

Principal's Weekly Updates



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