The curriculum at Newington High School provides varied programs for students to secure the type of education best suited to their particular needs, interests, and abilities. It is designed to prepare all students for higher education and/or entry into the world of work. The choice of sound programs to meet individual requirements is of foremost importance. Wise planning will take into account the setting of realistic goals based on capabilities and interests. The acquisition of knowledge is but one element of a good education. The development of skills that lead to: effective communication, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, and positive citizenship are also essential elements of students' education.