About Our School
In August 2012 the high school opened two new academies as part of the redesigned Windham High School; Academy of Humanities and Arts and the STEM Academy. Educational features include advanced placement and dual credit classes, extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, internships and mentorships with community and higher education partners. Windham High School offers 20 college credit bearing courses and opportunities to take courses with partners Eastern Connecticut State University and UCONN. Over 50% of Windham High School students earn college credits before graduation.
Award Winning Music and Art Programs
The Windham High School Music Department is known nationally for its award winning ensembles. Some recent and notable examples of their musical caliber include receiving “Excellent” ratings at the National Festivals of Music Competition in Boston MA, placing 4th (WHS Jazz Band) and 5th Place (Jazz Small Combo) at the Berklee Jazz Festival and representing the state of Connecticut as Disney's Featured Performer in Orlando Florida.
Mirrors and Windows is a student-run publication that showcases the art and writing of the students of Windham High. The publication is run by an all-student editorial board. For both its first and second years, Mirrors and Windows were distinguished by acknowledgment from the National Council of Teachers of English.
All-State Athletes and State Champions
Windham High School offers twenty-two varsity athletic programs! Over 50% of the students enrolled at Windham High participate in a sport and of those students more than 50% are scholar athletes. Windham High School has earned many athletic honors including individual state championships, team state championships, and all-state athletes.