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Our Mission

We, the schools of Chester, Deep River, Essex and Region 4, engage all students in a rigorous, challenging, and cohesive educational program. As a community of learners, we foster individual student achievement and empower students to excel in an environment of collaboration, responsibility, and mutual respect. We prepare our students to be knowledgeable, involved citizens in a rapidly changing world.

Latest News

John Winthrop Mock Trial teams
John Winthrop Mock Trial teams.
Posted on 02/17/2017
Valley Oratory champ moving to States
Valley Oratory champ moving to States.
Posted on 02/13/2017
JWMS at Coast Guard Academy
JWMS at Coast Guard Academy .
Posted on 02/10/2017
American Legion Oratory at Valley
American Legion Oratory at Valley.
Posted on 01/30/2017
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Valley Mock Trial Teams Compete.
Posted on 12/22/2016
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JW Competes at Bash At The Beach.
Posted on 12/20/2016
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Valley Model United Nations Competition.
Posted on 12/19/2016
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Competition for Valley Speech and Debate Teams.
Posted on 12/15/2016
Valley Mock Trial at Yale
Valley Mock Trial at Yale.
Posted on 10/06/2016
Debate and Speech Teams
Debate and Speech Teams competed at the Yale Invitational.
Posted on 09/26/2016
Update Alert Announcement Preferences.
Posted on 08/11/2014
Update Alert Announcement Preferences  READ MORE...


2017 - 2018 Budget

The collaborative preschool 
of chester, Deep River and Essex
open house
march 8, 2017
8:30 - 9:30 (2 and 3 year olds)
10:30 - 11:30 (4 year olds)

The Collaborative Preschool is seeking Community Children for the 2017/18 school year. We are an integrated setting, located at Essex Elementary School, offering Preschool and PreKindergarten classes for children with and without special needs.
Children being considered for the program must reside in Chester, Deep River or Essex and be three by September 1, 2017.
For information about our program and the enrollment process, please visit the
collaborative preschool link 

to register for an open house visit, 
Please call leigh patterson at 860-526-2417 x 4
or email

Bus Routes

2016 - 2017 Bus Routes
Chester Elementary
Deep River Elementary
Essex Elementary
R4 (John Winthrop and Valley)

Region 4 Vinal-VoAg 

  Payments for student lunches can be made online.


Please visit our
online Web Store portal

To sign-on you will need your parent portal signon credentials
A nominal fee of $1.50 is charged per transaction.

Professional Development
Frequently Asked Questions about PD