Contact the SUBASE School Liaison Officer
The School Liaison Officer specializes in serving military students and families, and offers a wide spectrum of services including:
o Assisting families with inbound/ outbound school transfers
o Providing information on local schools and boundaries
o Providing information for parents to make informed school choice
o Providing information on graduation requirements
o Providing military and community agency referrals
o Helping families understand and navigate the special education process
o Providing information on home schooling regulations
o Assisting with post secondary preparations
Local Public Schools
There are many public and private schools in the local area that service the military families at Naval Submarine Base New London.
If you choose to live on base, the majority of government housing is within the Groton School District.
If you choose to live off base, the public school your child/children will attend is primarily determined by where you choose to reside within the community. In the local area, there are multiple cities and towns that are within commuting distance of Naval Submarine Base New London.
1300 Flanders Road
Mystic, CT 06355
4 Blonder Boulevard
Ledyard, CT 06339
134 Williams Street
New London, CT 06320
90 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360
15 Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, CT 06385
165 Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT 06333
Old Colchester Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
49 North Stonington Road
Old Mystic, CT 06372
297 Norwich-Westerly Road
North Stonington, CT 06359
4 Davis Road West
Old Lyme, CT 06371
325 Shetucket Turnpike
Preston, CT 06365
200 Hartford Road
Salem, CT 06420
15 Newent Road
Lisbon, CT 06351
891 Exeter Road
Lebanon, CT 06249
GRISWOLD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
211 Slater Avenue
Griswold, CT 06351
127 Norwich Ave, Suite 202
Colchester, CT 06415
206 Pond Road
North Franklin, CT 06254
BOZRAH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
8 Bozrah Street Extension
Bozrah, CT 06334
SPRAGUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
25 Scotland Road
Baltic, CT 06330
195 Main Street
Voluntown, CT 06384
15 Highland Avenue
Westerly, RI 02891
455A Switch Road
Wood River Junction, RI 02894
44 Hatchetts Hill Road
Old Lyme, CT 06371
189 Fort Hill Road
Groton, CT 06340
7 Mahan Drive
Norwich, CT 06360
General links to school information:
**The U.S. Navy neither endorses nor supports the above organizations. They are provided as a purely informational resource for families.**
Eligibility and Entrance age requirements of Kindergarten and First grade
In order to be eligible to enter school in Connecticut:
o Children must be 5 on or before January 1st following their entrance in to Kindergarten.
o Children must be 6 on or before January 1st following their entrance to first grade.
CT Immunization/Physical Requirements
The State of Connecticut Department of Public Health implements a comprehensive immunization program. The goal of the Immunization Program is to stop the spread of diseases that are vaccine preventable. Complete immunizations are required prior to school entrance.
For current immunization requirements, click Connecticut Immunization Requirements
In order to provide the best educational experience, school personnel must understand your child’s health needs. State law requires complete primary immunizations and a health assessment by a legally qualified practitioner of medicine, an advanced practice registered nurse or registered nurse, a physician assistant or the school medical advisor prior to school entrance in Connecticut (C.G.S. Secs. 10-204a and 10-206).
An immunization update and additional health assessments are required in the 6th or 7th grade and in the 9th or 10th grade. Specific grade level will be determined by the local board of education.
A physical is REQUIRED prior to entry into Connecticut schools and must have been completed within the previous year. The physical form can be found at Connecticut Health Assessment/Physical Form
Students who compete or plan to compete in school sports activities must have a sports physical completed prior to beginning practice or try-outs. Sports physical must be completed on a yearly basis. Sports physical are generally more comprehensive than the school entrance physicals. Please contact your local school district for more information.
Private School Information
There are many private school options in the Southeastern Connecticut area. To explore these educational opportunities, please visit
**The U.S. Navy neither endorses nor supports the above organizations. They are provided as a purely informational resource for families**
Home School Information
Many parents chose to provide their child’s education outside of the public school system. Information on home schooling in Connecticut can be found at:
**The U.S. Navy neither endorses nor supports the above associations. They are provided as a purely informational resource for families.**
Youth Sponsorship Program
The Youth Sponsorship program is designed to assist young people in making the transition from one installation to another successfully. It is our goal to help incoming youth adjust and get connected with a youth sponsor at the installation. Youth Sponsors will provide information about area schools, attractions and the surrounding community. This program is created by and for youth with youth involvement in every aspect of the program. To request a Youth Sponsor at SUBASE New London, visit www.subasenlonyouthcenter.weebly.com and download, complete, and send in the Youth Sponsor Request form.
There are many resources for students who have unique educational needs. For information on the State of Connecticut’s policies and procedures on Special Education, please visit
Exceptional Family Member Program
The Exceptional Family Member (EFM) Program has been established to identify long-term medical problems (including physical and emotional issues) and/or special educational needs of military families.