General Information

55 Strawberry Hill Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902

Main Office: 203-977-4223
Attendance: 203-977-0849

School Starts: 7:25AM
School Ends: 2:05PM

Delayed Opening: 9:25AM
Early Release: 11:45AM

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If you need to report a problem or issue concerning the school, your identity will be kept confidential. 


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The Stamford High School partnership of administrators, faculty, and staff believes that all students can learn. We believe that we must provide a rigorous, relevant curriculum for all students that promotes critical and creative thinking and works to engage all students regardless of their varied abilities and backgrounds.  To do so, we must give students multiple opportunities to succeed in the high school experience as well as set high expectations for all students and hold them, and ourselves, accountable.  We must also foster and maintain a culture that focuses on the importance of academics and routinely celebrates academic achievement.  It is our responsibility to model life-long learning, civic engagement, and respect and tolerance for diversity and for each other.

The Stamford High School faculty has created the following 21st Century Learning Expectations and will work together to ensure that all students master these skills at a proficient level (or above) by the time they graduate in preparation for college and/or the workplace. Students will have the skills and knowledge necessary to:

 Academic Expectations:

1. Read and understand complex texts from all content areas, including visual texts, in order to extract information from them.

2. Write cohesively and cite evidence when synthesizing information from multiple texts.

3. Use critical thinking skills to analyze, interpret, and solve multi-step real-world problems.

4. Conduct research to build and present knowledge individually or in groups.

Social Expectation:

5. Develop an understanding of a healthy intellectual, physical, social, and emotional lifestyle.

Civic Expectation:

6. Develop an understanding of the meaning of citizenship.


School-wide Analytic Rubrics for 21st Century Learning Expectations


Monday, October 06, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Featured Speaker: Dr. Michael Fernandes, Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools

Breast/Testicular Cancer Awareness
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
9:20 AM - 11:15 AM

The event will be held October 8th, from 9:23-10:18 and 10:19-11:09 for all seniors. It is a collaboration between Family Center’s School Based Health Center, Stamford Hospital and the Bennett Cancer Center and Stamford High School.

Columbus Day - No School for Students/Staff PD
Monday, October 13, 2014
All Day
PSAT TESTING - Administration
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
7:25 AM - 11:15 AM
SHS Open School Night - Parents Welcome
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Principal's Message

"On behalf of staff, dedicated faculty and myself, I would like to welcome you to the Stamford High Website which is committed to communicating with students, parents, alumni, and the community."

Donna A. Valentine, Ed. D


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Organizations Website


SHS Football

Strawberry Hill Players

SHS Marching Band

National Honor Society

Fall Schedules

Authorized School Trips

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