TOWN OF TRUMBULL
Trumbull is a vibrant community of more than 36,000 citizens that combines a small-town feel and charm with more prominent city conveniences. Trumbull borders on Bridgeport and Shelton cities and Stratford, Fairfield, Easton, and Monroe towns. Trumbull prides itself on being welcoming, safe, and family oriented.
The Trumbull Public School System manages the public schools. The school system includes approximately 6,955 students, 450 teachers, and 240 staff. The district has been ranked 18th (of 164) in Connecticut by the National Center for Education Statistics. The system includes Trumbull High School, which is also home to an Agriscience & Biotechnology program, the Alternative High School, and REACH. Trumbull has two middle schools: Hillcrest Middle School and Madison Middle School. The six elementary schools in town include Booth Hill Elementary, Daniels Farm Elementary, Frenchtown Elementary, Jane Ryan Elementary School, Middlebrook Elementary, and Tashua Elementary. The Trumbull Early Childhood Education Center serves as the town’s pre-school.
Trumbull has several private schools, including the (non-denominational) Christian Heritage School (K 12) and (Catholic) St. Catherine of Siena School (K-8), St. Joseph High School, and St. Theresa School (K-8). A private pre-school, the Montessori Center for Early Learning, is located in Trumbull. Continuing education Trumbull provides adult education in various subjects at Trumbull High School, typically in the early evening.
There are 13,200 Housing Units in Trumbull, with over 10,700 of those units being owner-occupied. Typically, the residential properties in Trumbull are large single-family detached homes (3-4 bedrooms). The minimum lot size for residential properties being one half-acre (21,780 sq. Ft). The Median Home Value in Trumbull is $420,000.
The Westfield Trumbull Mall, located on Main Street, on the town boundary with Bridgeport, has over 180 stores, including Target, J.C. Penney, and Macy’s.
The Hawley Lane Mall is located on Hawley Lane, south of Route 8 on the town boundary with Stratford, and features Best Buy, Kohl’s, and Target.
The Trumbull Mall provides a warm and inviting venue for fine dining. The assortment of restaurants runs the gamut of menus to please every palate.
Family Circle magazine has ranked Trumbull 7th in their “10 Best Towns for Families” 2011. U.S. News & World Report magazine has ranked Trumbull one of the best 15 places to retire in Connecticut. RelocateAmerica.com ranked Trumbull in their annual list of America’s “Top 100 Places to Live”. Money magazine ranked Trumbull #68 in their 100 best places to live rankings of U.S. cities in 2007 and #77 in 2009
PARKS AND RECREATION
Trumbull has 871.23 acres of park facilities. The Nichols Improvement Association was founded in 1889 and had 47 acres of open space. The gazebo there is used for wedding pictures, social gatherings, and for the sale of Christmas trees. Tashua Recreational Facility, at 268 acres in size, includes basketball, tennis courts, swimming pool, playground, picnic area, and multi-purpose fields. Tashua Knolls is an 18-hole golf course built-in 1976. There is Tashua Glen, a 9-hole course opened in 2004. There is a Men’s Club, Senior Men’s Club, Ladies 9-holer, and Ladies 18-holer organizations active at the venue. The Trumbull Nature & Arts Center, located at 7115 Main Street, coordinates fishing, butterfly searches, gardening, outdoor photography, and other nature-related activities. The Trumbull’s Senior Center provides door-to-door services to seniors over age 60 and without transportation or unable to drive. Other services offered include doctor’s appointments, shopping, nutrition program, dentist appointments, and legal appointments.
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