The highly regarded Darien public school system is governed by the elected board of education. The schools are…More operated by the school district administrative officers, led by the Superintendent of Schools.</p>
<p>The public schools include five neighborhood elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. The system also operates continuing education and summer school programs.</p>
The CDSP is the umbrella organization for the Parent-Teacher Organizations (PTOs) of all Darien Public…More Schools.</p>
<p>This group aims to promote understanding and communication among parents, schools, the administration and the Board of Education by the exchange of ideas and consideration of matters of mutual interest.</p>
<p>The CDSP acts as the united voice of public school parents when it comes to the budget for the public school system. In the past it has worked closely with the school administration and the Board of Education to make the case to the Board of Finance for funding requests. The CDSP has also been a force on special topics.</p>
<p>CDSP Board members are the Co-chairs and Budget Representatives of the PTOs. Membership and officers turn over annually, and a list of the current leadership is available on the Web site.</p>
<p>The CDSP meets monthly during the school year in the Board of Education's conference room. The meeting calendar is available on the Web site.</p>
Wave TV Educational Access Channel 78 80 High School Ln, Darien, CT06820 Wave TV is based at Darien High School. Channel 78 is run by video production courses at the Darien High School and airs…More programming related to the Darien public schools. <br /><br />While most of the programming is DHS related, school concerts, assemblies and events regularly air. Programming repeats at 12, 3, 6, and 9 pm each day for one week beginning each Friday. When there is no programming, Wave TV runs a video bulletin board displaying school-related announcements.