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500 Migeon Ave

Torrington, CT 06790

(860) 489-2500

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 386

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Forbes School

I am proud to be a staff member at this school. My coworkers and I are very hardworking and dedicated to educating each and every child. Our principal is very supportive and caring. It is unfortunate that a few disgruntled parents have used this forum to paint a very wrong picture of our school.

Posted by a teacher on 06/09/13

The Principal herself is a bully and is quick to label children as such to fit her agenda. I am unsatisfied with the fact that the children don't have spelling words/tests. They are given words to practice at home, but nothing is ever administered in class to keep the words fresh in their little heads. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/03/13

There is huge lack of communication in this Title 1 school. When there is communication, a few times a year, it looks pretty from the outside, but it is full of lies! The principal focuses on programs for non-English speaking children. The school does not have the same curriculum as the rest of the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/12

I am very disappointed with the administration and the way our children and parents and even some teachers are bullied. This school needs to be re-evaluated and have some outside input. Parents that are unable or unwilling to get involved are those that complain when changes need to be made. Parents ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/12

My child absolutely loves Forbes school!! I am very impressed with the amount of time and attention the teachers and staff spend in getting to know the children. The principal is amazing and has a warm and caring personality. She takes the time to know her students on a first name basis! They have a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/11

Too much attention is spent on non english speaking children in regular classrooms at this school. I have never seen a larger waste of money then every notice they send being sent to every home in english and spanish. That said their is little to NO parent/school communication. The school website ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/09

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Test scores for Forbes School

CMT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2009
Forbes School
Torrington School District
* In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

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Torrington schools — Forbes School is located at 500 Migeon Ave, Torrington CT 06790. 500 Migeon Ave is in the 06790 ZIP code in Torrington, CT The school district for Forbes School is the Torrington School District. Forbes School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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