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“I came to Sound to learn about boats, and fish, and the ocean. Now, I’m leaving to become a marine biologist. I’ll always be grateful for our school by the water.”
— Sound Senior, Class of 2016
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Like a “dream come true,’ the Sound School is a non-traditional public high school that prepares students for college, careers, and life with a hands-on learning curriculum in a maritime environment.
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The Sound School Community

Located in the historic City Point Quarter of New Haven, Connecticut, the Sound School prepares public high school students for college, careers, and life in a maritime-focused environment, offering students from 25 diverse districts aquacultural education and New Haven residents agricultural classes.

Founded in 1981 as an educational alternative to the large comprehensive high schools in New Haven, Sound School has grown to 345 students, 50 faculty and staff, serves 25 school districts, and encompasses five buildings on South Water Street.

Marine Partners


College and career guidance, including scholarships, internships, and program information.

Nilsa Matos, school counselor and AP Coordinator

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