East Hartford Resources

A comprehensive portal for those interested in how Connecticut's school finance system impacts East Hartford


East Hartford Public Schools is the 15th largest district in Connecticut and remains underfunded by the State by nearly $19.2 million, according to the ECS formula. East Hartford has the ninth lowest per-student spending in the state ($13,437) and spends less per student than similar districts, as well as almost $3,000 less per student than the state average.

This is the result of East Hartford’s increasing student needs not being accounted for in the Connecticut's current arbitrary, inequitable, and illogical school funding system.

Below is a collection of documents providing greater information about school funding in East Hartford and why Connecticut's current school finance system is unfair to the students, schools, taxpayers, and community of East Hartford.

Presentation about Connecticut's School Finance System and How it Impacts East Hartford

FAQs about Funding for East Hartford Public Schools

Informational One-pager Concerning Funding for East Hartford Public Schools

East Hartford Legislative Delegation Handout (click here to find your legislators)