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


Welcome Parents of Ross Woodward students: visit this page often to find out news and information about what's happening here at Ross Woodward. Be sure to subscribe via email to stay in-the-know!

Sugar and Spice Night

By Regina Criscuolo | December 13, 2022

Just a reminder that tomorrow is Sugar and Spice Night. If you already sent in your $5.00 per family don’t forget to join us from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. We will be decorating cookies, having a special visitor from the North Pole and eating a sweet treat.

Continue Reading

Magnet Tree Lighting With Santa

By Regina Criscuolo | December 1, 2022

We will be having a visit from Santa on Monday, December 19th. He will be visiting with our students in grades Pre-K-2, singing songs, lighting our tree, reading a story and handing out a small gift. We will also be doing pictures with Santa for $5.00 per picture. If you…

Continue Reading

Ms. Garcia’s Pre-K4 Class had a great time singing a Turkey Song for us for Thanksgiving!

By Regina Criscuolo | November 29, 2022
Continue Reading

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

By Regina Criscuolo | October 20, 2022

The Ross Woodward Community had an amazing time celebrating Hispanic Heritage with a variety of delicious food, beautiful artwork, amazing projects and a fabulous Zumba Dance Party! We are so grateful for all of those that volunteered their time and for all the numerous food donations! It was a very…

Continue Reading

Fire Prevention Week

By Regina Criscuolo | October 20, 2022

A big thank you to the Firefighters from 73 East Grand Avenue! The firefighters came out to Ross Woodward this week and did an amazing job explaining fire safety to our students in Grades Pre-K-2. It was a rainy day, but that didn’t stop the enthusiasm we saw from everyone…

Continue Reading

We Were A Vision Of Pink!!!

By Regina Criscuolo | October 20, 2022

Our entire school showed their support in wearing pink and raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Such a wonderful cause and representing our Core Value of Service. The RW family made bracelets to donate to those suffering from this horrible disease and they also did a walk-a-thon around our…

Continue Reading

Our Top Pie Seller!!

By Regina Criscuolo | October 20, 2022

Congratulations to Alimarie Sesler for being our top seller in our Pie Fundraiser. Alimarie sold 42 pies to help raise money for our school, that is amazing. A big thank you to all who partipated. We appreciate all of your efforts!

Continue Reading

Open House/Meet The Teacher Night

By Regina Criscuolo | September 19, 2022

Please join us this Wednesday, September 21st for our Back To School Open House. This is a great opportunity to meet with your child’s teacher and get an overview of the year ahead. Session 1 is 6:30-7:00p.m. and Session 2 is 7:15-7:45 p.m. We can’t wait to see everyone!!

Continue Reading

New Playground

By Regina Criscuolo | May 16, 2022

We are very excited to announce that our students in the younger grades received a brand new playground. Featured here is our Pre-K 3 students enjoying this beautiful new addition to Ross Woodward Classical Studies Magnet School!

Continue Reading

Pre-K 4 Are Busy At Work

By Regina Criscuolo | April 13, 2022

Ms. Dunn’s Class is very busy during center time at their Space Center. They are also creating beautiful boats for a special project to see if they sink or float. To learn more about our Pre-K Program please contact Regina Criscuolo, our Magnet Resource Teacher at A friendly reminder…

Continue Reading

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.


Ross Woodward Discipline Policy

Parent Quick Links