Principal's Message

Welcome to Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School (CKMS).  Catherine Kolnaski is one of Groton's intradistrict magnet schools.  Our students range from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade and we presently serve approximately 410 students.   In addition to students from our district zone, we accept magnet students from all of Groton's districts.  Our magnet focus is STEAM--science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

We are extremely proud of programs and services offered at CKMS:

  • Computer science (coding) & robotics K-5
  • 3D printing design lab
  • Engineering units K-5
  • Expanded arts opportunities
  • Family Resource Center - support for preschool age children
  • Treehouse at CK - before and after-school childcare & summer care
  • School-Based Health Clinic (SBHC) - Child & Family Agency nurse practitioner & mental health worker
  • Health and Safety Satellite (HeSS) at Branford Manor  

We are happy to have you as part of the CKMS family.
Thank you for visiting our website.  We would love to hear from you and answer any questions you have about our outstanding school.

Mrs. Dauphinais