Ross Woodward Classical Studies Interdistrict Magnet School | Grades PreK to 8th Grade
185 Barnes Avenue, New Haven, CT 06513 | (475) 220-3100


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Ross Woodward Classical Studies Magnet School’s Core Values

By Regina Criscuolo | January 12, 2021

Our school has eight core values that we base our teaching on with our students. We feel it is important to teach them to be the best person they can possibly be.

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Ross Woodward Classical Studies School Focuses On A Paideia Way Of Teaching With Socratic Seminars

By Regina Criscuolo | January 12, 2021

We are very proud at Ross Woodward Classical Studies School to be a Paideia Model School. We are very different and unique from many other schools as our theme focuses on the Whole Child through the Paideia Philosophy of Teaching. We do a lot of project based teaching and we…

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Ross Woodward Classical Studies Magnet School Virtual Open House

By Regina Criscuolo | January 12, 2021

Please join us for a Virtual Open House on Tuesday, January 26th from 4:30-5:30 p.m. or Tuesday, February 2nd from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Principal, Mr. Robert Davis and Magnet Resource Teacher, Mrs. Regina Criscuolo will be talking about all the wonderful things Ross Woodward has to offer during our Virtual Open…

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Scholastic Book Fair

By Regina Criscuolo | December 1, 2020

Please join us this year for a Virtual Book Fair. There are so many great books to choose from. Books always make great Holiday presents as well! Please follow the link to participate in this wonderful school-wide event!

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Happy Veteran’s Day Everyone!

By Regina Criscuolo | November 11, 2020

Thank you Mr. Davis for this beautiful tribute!

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By Regina Criscuolo | August 31, 2020

Please click on the link below to watch today’s Orientation. Thank you!

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Orientation 2020-2021

By Regina Criscuolo | August 26, 2020

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School Opening Survey

By Regina Criscuolo | August 17, 2020

Please click on the link below to fill out a survey about the opening of school. Thank you for your time in this matter.

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Summer Reading 2020

By Alicia Cook | June 15, 2020

Hello Ross Woodward Parents & Guardians!   This is the time of year I usually visit each classroom and talk about the importance of reading over the summer.  I usually tell students about the “summer slide” and let kids know that reading over the summer is one of the most important…

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Please Note Our Parade Will Now Be in the BUS LOOP!!!

By Regina Criscuolo | May 11, 2020
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Upcoming Events


Ross Woodward has an active Parent Teacher Organization that aims to promote community building through family-school events, and support the school’s mission and goals through fundraising efforts. The PTO meets monthly (see calendar for details) and encourages all RWCSMS parents to become involved. The PTO organizes many events, both in the school and in the community each year.

We welcome all our families to participate, contribute, and support the Explorers of Ross Woodward.


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