Highcrest

Elementary School

Online Student Registration

Reopening Framework

Below are links to the Wethersfield Reopening Plan, BOE Presentations, and the approved 2020-2021 school calendar. Thank you to all who have provided feedback throughout this process. The reopenwps@wethersfield.me e-mail address will remain active, so please continue to offer feedback.


Michael Emmett Superintendent

Siobhan O'Connor, Principal

Cynthia Amoddio, Administrative Secretary

95 Highcrest Road, Wethersfield, CT 06109

Phone: (860) 571-8380 | Fax: (860) 563-9193

Regular School Day: 8:55AM - 3:25 PM

Minimum School Day: 8:55AM - 1:20 PM

Student Drop off 8:35 AM

School Cancellations - Driving Directions

Highcrest Hyrbird Reopening Plan

Highcrest Hybrid Reopening Plan

Watch our presentation to learn how hybrid reopening impacts Highcrest School!

We can't wait to see you all in September!

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Welcome to our newest Highcrest students! We are so excited that you will be joining our family soon!

We want to hear about your child - please take a few minutes to complete this questionairre about your incoming Kindergarten student!

Kindergarten Orientation - from home
Welcome Book to HC

Will be active after July 27 edition is available.

To the Highcrest 6th Grade Class of 2020!

We hope you enjoy this Virtual Step-Up Ceremony & Memories Video!

Thank you to the Highcrest Staff for all of the time making these wonderful memories for all of us!

Welcome to Highcrest Elementary School

Highcrest Elementary School is a vibrant, high-performing Kindergarten through Grade Six Elementary school located in a quiet residential Wethersfield neighborhood. Brilliant views of the Connecticut River Valley frame our front doors. Opened in 1969, Highcrest is a school of character that actively engages all of the 435 students in the Responsive Classroom and PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports) model. The hallmark of the “Highcrest Experience” is that all members of our community – our incredibly committed teachers, staff, families, and students, see each other as a true “Family” – heavily invested in the success of our school. We enjoy all the benefits of being part of the Wethersfield Public School system: a highly trained, enthusiastic staff; an outstanding dedication to the use of the best curriculum and teaching strategies; an on-going commitment to the arts across the grade levels; and cutting edge assessments and interventions that promote the best opportunities for learning for all students across our population. We maintain high expectations and are committed to creating an environment of mutual respect and responsibility.

The Highcrest School community also enjoys a strong partnership between home and school and looks forward to your active participation. Important ways for you to stay informed about daily happenings at Highcrest during the school year is through our school website and our electronic messaging system.

Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher or Mrs. O'Connor if you require any additional information.

Check out our hatching chick video here!