Welcome to
Great Oak Middle School

Regular school hours: 7:55 - 2:43
Early dismissal hours: 7:55 - 12:43
Delayed opening: 10:00 - 2:43


Smarter Balanced Assessment Schedule 

8th Gr. - Language Arts (4/22 - 4/23) Math (5/6 - 5/7)

7th Gr. - Language Arts (4/29 - 4/30) Math (5/14 - 5/15)

6th Gr. - Language Arts (4/24 - 4/25) Math (5/12 - 5/13)

Important Dates

May 2 - Fun Fest

May 6 - Spring Music Concert

May 8 - Gr. 7 Medieval Times Trip

May 9 - Harlem Rockets Fundraiser

May 16 - Music Trip Great East Festival

May 21 - Gr. 6 Honors Breakfast

May 23 - Early Dismissal (Professional Development)

May 26 - No School Memorial Day

May 28 - Gr. 7 Honors Breakfast

May 29 - Gr. 6 New York Trip

May 30 - Gr. 8 Boston Trip

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Great Oak Middle School earned an Excelling grade from the CT School Performance Report for the 2012 - 2013 school year. This rating is the highest a school can earn and is based on the average of all CT Mastery Test results for all of the students in this school. Great Oak Middle School was 1 of 123 schools that administered the CMT who earned this rating.


  Mr. Murphy

Phone: 203-888-5418
Fax:     203-888-7798

Mission Statement

Great Oak Middle School is committed to providing a safe, positive learning environment where students are encouraged to develop to their fullest potential.  We foster academic achievement, respect, responsibility, teamwork and an appreciation for diversity.  Our students are provided with meaningful programs of study that include exposure to technology, the fine arts, and athletics.  Through cooperation with the home, we strive to encourage lifelong learning in preparation for future success. 

News & Announcements

    • Gr 8 End of Year Information Published: Thu, April 24, 2014
      Please click here to learn about important information for 8th grade students. This includes information about the class picnic, trip,...
    • 4-23-14 Published: Fri, April 18, 2014
      The baseball and softball games scheduled for April 23rd and May 9th against Whisconier have been cancelled.
    • 2014-2015 School Calendar Published: Fri, March 14, 2014
      Click here to view the 2014-2015 School Calendar
    • 2-27-14 Published: Thu, February 27, 2014
      Baseball and Softball tryouts will begin on March 17th.  Tryouts will last as long as needed.  More information is available...
    • 1-21 Woodbury Tournament- Boys Basketball Published: Tue, January 21, 2014
      Today's boys basketball game against Woodbury has been moved to tomorrow, at 5:15- AT GREAT OAK. Originally scheduled for at...
    • 2014 Yearbook Published: Thu, January 16, 2014
      Baby pictures (3-5 years old) are being collected from the 8th graders. Please hand them in to Mrs. Farrell as...
    • 8th Grade Class Trip Published: Mon, January 6, 2014
      Please click here to find out more information about the Gr. 8 class trip to Boston on May 30, 2014.
    • 12-18-13 Published: Wed, December 18, 2013
      Todays boys basketball practice is cancelled due to a water leak.
    • We are currently accepting a 2nd round of applications for the preschool peer role model program. Please see link below...
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