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First Day

The first day of classes is Wednesday, August 28, 2013.

Orientation Dates

School/Date Grade Time
Town Campus Learning Center
 AM Class
   10:00- 11:00 AM
Town Campus Learning Center
  PM Class 
   12:00 - 1:00 PM
Island/Jeffrey/Ryerson Elementary
  Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Gr K-2
Gr 3-4
 1:00 -1:45 PM
 2:15 - 3:00 PM
Dr. Robert H. Brown Middle School
  Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Grade 5  10:00 - 10:45 AM
Walter C. Polson Middle School
  Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Grade 7   9:00 - 9:45 AM
Daniel Hand High School
  Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Grade 9  2:00 - 4:00 PM

School Bus Schedules

Durham School Services does a great job of safely transporting our Madison students to and from school each day. Please contact Magda Grayson, Durham School Services General Manager, at 203-318-0777 with questions regarding student transportation. 

Daycare Transportation
If your child needs transportation to or from an alternate daycare address, you must fill out and submit the Daycare Transportation Form. This form must be completed and submitted annually. Please submit by Friday, August 16, 2013 in order to be effective for the first day of school.

Transportation Homepage           Bus Stops

School Bell Times

School Hours including Delayed Opening and Early Dismissal times.

School Calendar

The School District Calendar (pdf) is posted on the website on the right-hand side of the Dates of Distinction page.  This convenient One-Page calendar displays important dates on one page.

The Dates of Distinction page lists events for all schools in our district.  You can filter this page to show only the events for the schools your children attend.

You can also visit each school's webpage to view their calendar of events.

School Lunch

Please visit ou Dining section for information on School Lunches, Menus and Pricing.

Information about Free and Reduced Lunches and the Connecticut HUSKY Insurance Program will be sent home with students during the first few days of school.

Code of Conduct & Student Handbooks

The Madison Public Schools’ Student Code of Conduct is approved annually by the Board of Education. The Code of Conduct can be accessed on website of the Madison Public Schools district. We ask that you review this information with your child / children.

Student Handbooks are also posted online.

Updated 8/19/13

eNotify Subscription

Please be sure to subscribe to our eNotify service.  You can receive email communication from the district and your child(ren)'s school(s).

Open House Dates

Open houses are held in September and can be found on the calendar.

Open House Grade Date / Time
Ryerson, Jeffrey
& Island Aveue
K - 2
3 - 4 
 9/10/13  6:00 PM
 9/10/13  7:30 PM 
Brown Middle School 5
 9/11/13  6:45 PM
 9/18/13  6:45 PM
Polson Middle School    9/26/13  6:30 PM
Daniel Hand High School    9/19/13  6:45 PM



Visit the School District Forms page.

School Supplies

School supply lists have been posted on the Jeffrey Elementary and Ryerson Elementary School homepages.  Island Avenue students will receive supply lists from their teachers.

More Calendar Events

  • April, 2014
    • 04-22 BOE Finance Committee POSTPONED: 04/29/2014 5:30 PMCentral Office (B)
    • 04-22 Board of Education Meeting POSTPONED: 04/29/2014 7:30 PMTown Campus (C)AGENDA
    • 04-24 BOE Planning Committee 7:30 AMCentral Office (B)
    • 04-25 5th gr. Field Trip to Madison Historical Society 8:45 AM to 1:30 PM
    • 04-29 BOE Finance Committee 6:00 PMCentral Office (B)

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