St. Stephen's School was founded and built in 1962 and staffed by the Sisters of Notre Dame.
The Catholic…More school changed its name to St. Jude School after St. Jude Parish was formed in 1974.</p>
<p>In 1976, the school was staffed by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.</p>
<p>Today, St. Jude has an "all-lay faculty" and an enrollment of about 200 students from Monroe and area towns, such as Trumbull, Shelton, Easton, Oxford, Newtown and Seymour.</p>
Tutor Time 477 Main St, Monroe, CT06468 The Tutor Time Child Care/Learning Centers is an independently owned and operated child care center with a focus on…More educational development for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. In addition to programs for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers, the center operates a private kindergarten, school-age adventure club and summer camp.
Stepney Elementary School 180 Old Newtown Rd, Monroe, CT06468 Stepney opened as the town's second elementary school in 1962. In addition to class work, Stepney offers extracurricular…More activities with Arts and Imagination workshops and the Caring Kids Club.
Monroe Driving School 1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe, CT06468 Monroe Driving School is a driver's education program. Students of all ages can learn the rules of the road and how to…More properly operate an automobile. This school is owned and operated by state-certified Masuk teachers. Classes are held at Masuk High School. Prospective students can enroll in classes via its Web site.
Fawn Hollow Elementary School 345 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe, CT06468 Monroe completed construction on the town's third elementary school, Fawn Hollow in 1967. Fawn Hollow's principal,…More Rebecca Kosisko and her staff taught children in grades K-4 this year, but will add another grade next fall, when each of the town's elementary schools adds fifth grade.
Honey Tree Preschool and Childcare 401 Monroe Tpke, Monroe, CT06468 Honey Tree Preschool and Childcare is a family-owned and operated facility that opened in 1992 to provide care for…More children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. It offers a certified kindergarten program and after-school programs with a van pick-up option.
Elementary school students attended one-room schoolhouses scattered throughout the town before Monroe built its first…More modern school building in 1936. Monroe Consolidated School had classrooms for grades one to eight, a library, a gymnasium, central heat and flushable toilets. The building project cost a total of $94,000, according to the Monroe Historical Society. The town's seven one- and two-room schoolhouses were auctioned off to raise funds for class materials for the new school.</p>
<p>It was since renamed Monroe Elementary School. Debra Kovachi is the principal of what is now a grade K-4 school.</p>
Chalk Hill School 375 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe, CT06468 Chalk Hill first opened as a middle school for grades 6-8 in 1969, but now operates as a school for fifth and sixth…More graders. Visit the Web site for more information on school events.
Jockey Hollow School 365 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe, CT06468 Jockey Hollow School opened in 1998 to house the seventh and eight grade from Chalk Hill Middle School. Jockey Hollow…More faculty, staff and Principal John R. Ceccolini work to enact their mission "to identify and meet the needs of the whole child by providing a safe, supportive and challenging learning environment."
Northeast Career Institute 241 Monroe Tpke, Monroe, CT06468 Ever consider a career in real estate? The Northeast Career Institute can help you get started. The instructors are…More experienced and enthusiastic. The institute is conveniently located in the Century 21 building on the corner of Spring Hill Road with plenty of parking. See the Web site for more information.
Monroe Public Schools 375 Monroe Tpke, Monroe, CT06468 Superintendent Dr. Colleen Palmer oversees a school system that includes Monroe, Fawn Hollow and Stepney elementary…More schools. It also includes Chalk Hill and Jockey Hollow Middle School and Masuk High School.
Howe Driving School 324 Elm St, Monroe, CT06468 Howe's has taught people to drive since the time cars were a luxury, not a necessity. Among the class options today are…More adult road lessons, defensive driving and the mandatory eight-hour drug and alcohol course for teens. Howe Driving School is located in The Crossing at Elm Street. See the Web site for more information and the monthly class schedule.
The Monroe Adult Education Program is open to all town residents and people living in surrounding areas.
<p>Classes are held at Masuk High School and are free to Monroe residents. Non-residents must pay a $5 fee to participate.</p>
<p>Gail Persico is director of the program, which offers basic education, English as a second language, a high school equivalency program, a high school credit diploma program, citizenship classes, a literacy volunteer program, free testing and counseling.</p>
<p>The adult education program is offered in cooperation with Valley Regional Adult Basic Education.</p>
Monroe KinderCare 304 Elm St, Monroe, CT06468 Since 1969 KinderCare has been providing Americans with reliable and educational childcare. The Monroe facility is…More located in a quiet neighborhood; the building is clean and the grounds are meticulously maintained. In addition to a wide variety of programs tailored for different age groups, this center prides itself on safety and security. It's accessible through a single entry with keypad and maintains strict parent/guardian identification checks. Stop by anytime for a tour of the facility.
Knepler Driving Schools 388 Main St, Monroe, CT06468 Are you a nervous or new driver? If so, Gary Knepler's school might be the one for you. For more than 50 years the…More school has been teaching drivers with special needs. The office is located through the pink door in the shopping strip, behind Dr. Mike's Ice Cream. Consult the Web site for more information or call for a current class schedule.
Masuk has been educating the town's high school population since it opened in 1958.
The school's rigorous…More curriculum includes honors and AP courses, and its young men and women are active in extracurricular activities, from music and drama to Masuk's competitive sports programs.</p>
<p>Joseph Kobza is the interim principal of Masuk. The school's mission statement is, "We empower all students to become life-long learners and productive citizens in a diverse society."</p>
<p>Since the high school was built it has undergone renovations, in 1977 and 2005. Masuk now has 80 classrooms, 10 computer labs and an auditorium that seats 500 people.</p>
Gingerbread Schoolhouse, located on the Monroe Congregational Church campus, is a preschool for children ages three…More to five.</p>
<p>Its program focuses on the growth of the whole child. In addition to kindergarten readiness, Gingerbread encourages life-long learning, problem solving and decision making.</p>
Little Ivy Nursery School 175 Old Tannery Rd, Monroe, CT06468 Located on the Monroe Green at St. Peter's Church, the Little Ivy Nursery School offers area children between three and…More five years of age a comprehensive, age-appropriate education. Overseen by Donna Pantano and Sandra Andrejecsk, the preschool has developed a successful program over its 14 years, emphasizing creativity and a passion for learning. The curriculum is a balance of learning through play and working on academic readiness skills and focuses on kindness and building the self-esteem of every student.
Helping Hands Family Daycare 32 Ryegate Ter, Monroe, CT06468 Helping Hands Family Daycare is owned and operated by Becky Schwartz who opened the facility in April, 2006. Ms.…More Schwartz has a degree in early childhood education and is a certified head teacher, CPR certified and licensed in the state of Connecticut. The daycare is set up in a spacious facility that gives children the opportunity to play and learn. Field trips are also taken to such places as the Beardsley Zoo and Great Hollow Lake.