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Winter Festival 2019

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

CGHS Multicultural Night and Showcase

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Our Results

Common Ground is a CT School of Distinction and a national Green Ribbon School. Our 4-year graduation rates are 5 points above the state average. Over the last 6 years, our students have made some of the state’s largest test score gains. 97% of our last graduating class was accepted to college.

Our Curriculum

Common Ground’s curriculum mixes high academic standards with active, authentic learning. Imagine studying …

  1. Math while you … explore species diversity in West Rock Park
  2. Spanish while you … collect recipes and stories from community elders
  3. English while you … perform Shakespeare alongside professional actors
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Recent Blog Posts about the High School

Charter School Renewal Update

By Monica Maccera Fillpu On Thursday, October 10th, the CT State Department of Education (SDE) hosted a public hearing at Wilbur Cross High School for the purpose of hearing testimony relevant to Common Ground High

What makes a leader a leader?

An interview with Elaine Blanck, by Kimball Cartwright, Director of Development Elaine Blanck, CG Outdoor Leadership Teacher "Ever wonder why Fortune 100 corporations send their executives on survival trips into the woods?" Elaine