Western CT Academy for International Studies

Elementary Magnet School

201 University Boulevard           Danbury, CT 06811

PHONE: 203-778-7462        ATTENDANCE: 203-778-7466

Fax: 203-778-7467

Mrs. Merle Jackson, Principal

If you need to contact any staff member, please contact the Main Office using the information on the homepage. 

Click on the button to submit any dismissal changes.

All dismissal changes should be submitted the Google Form linked above.

2018 Green Ribbon School 

2017 -2018 Category 1 School of Distinction 

2018 - 2019 Category 1 School of Distinction

2021 - 2022 Category 2 School of Distinction


August 27th - First Day of School 

August 30th - Full Day for Kindergarten students

September 2nd - NO SCHOOL for Labor Day

September 10th - 12:20 Early Dismissal for Professional Development

September 24th - 12:20 Early Dismissal for Professional Development

PHONE: 203-778-7462

ATTENDANCE: 203-778-7466


Regular Hours: 8:55 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Scheduled Early/Weather Dismissal: 8:55 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

2 Hour Delay: 10:55 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

3 Hour Delay: 11:55 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


For last minute changes in dismissal ONLY, you must call the school at 203-778-7462 before 12pm and speak to the school secretary. 

For regular non emergent dismissal changes, please submit changes via this Afternoon Dismissal Change Submission Form.

Please do not email your child's teacher with dismissal changes (teachers are busy teaching or may have a substitute) and please do not leave a voice message which may not be heard in time.

Unless otherwise notified by parent/guardian, the Danbury Board of Education will allow students to have photographs taken and used in the newspaper, videotapes, electronically including our website, and other publications. A form for such objection is below. Such written objection shall be valid for only one school year.