Hartford Resources

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

Hartford Public Schools is the 3rd largest district in Connecticut and educates 20,142 students. Of those students, nearly 3 out of 4 are classified as low-income, roughly 1 in 5 are English Learners, and close to 1 in 5 need special education services. Hartford spends $19,140 per student and its taxpayers pay nearly 22 cents of every dollar in the city's education budget (amounting to $4,240 per student).

Below is a collection of documents providing greater information about school funding in Hartford, and how it impacts students, schools, taxpayers, and the community of Hartford.

Presentation About Connecticut's School Finance System and How It Impacts Hartford

FAQs About Funding for Hartford Public Schools

Informational One-pager Concerning Funding for Hartford Public Schools

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