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Side by Side is a regional public charter school located in the heart of downtown South Norwalk. As specified in our charter, our integrated student population reflects the diversity of our surrounding community. The 235 students of Side by Side, grades Pre-K through 8th, represent several surrounding Connecticut towns and cities.

Like all charter schools, Side by Side functions independently from any local or traditional public school system. At Side by Side, our innovative approaches toward education allow us to actively and equally involve parents, teachers, and students in our day-to-day operations.

August 2015

Dear SBS Families,

I hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer with your children.  We are looking forward to seeing you on our first day of school, Monday, August 31, 2015.  School hours are 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.  Please look for the bus schedule in either the Stamford Advocate or The Hour approximately a week before school starts. 

If your child is newly enrolled at Side by Side, please make sure all your paperwork is completed and returned before the first day of school.  No child will be allowed to start school without up to date medical forms (completed by your child’s physician) and any other student related information forms.  Also, it is very important that you inform the school of any changes in your address, phone number or contact information.  We need to be able to contact you at all times. 

We are looking forward to a wonderful year with you and your children.  Enjoy the remainder of your summer. If we can be of any further assistance before returning in August, please don’t hesitate to call me at extension 133.  You can also reach my assistant, Lilly Rodriguez, at extension 132.

Very Truly Yours,

Matthew Nittoly     

Executive Director