Harriet Gibbons High School
75 Watervliet Avenue
Harriet Gibbons High School moved to a newly renovated building on
Watervliet Avenue. The school was previously located at 400 Sheridan
Avenue in a crowded and run-down building leased from the Catholic
Diocese. The building at that location was torn down to make way for a
Sheridan Preparatory Academy. To view pictures of
the new facility, visit the
Harriet Gibbons Photo Gallery.
Harriet Gibbons High School includes:
classrooms with modern fixtures and a computer in each classroom,
providing students with high-level, hands-on learning opportunities.
science labs with running water and computers.
cutting-edge library/media center that is home to 25 computers with Internet
access, providing students with a place to conduct research and do
fitness center stocked with weight-lifting and cardiovascular
equipment donated by the General Electric Elfun Society and other
local organizations. The center provides students with the
opportunity to improve their physical health.
building was selected for its size and proximity to many local
businesses. Students participating in school-to-work programs and
internships can get to work easily. The new location is also near to the
CDTA bus line.
is now handicapped accessible, fully air conditioned, and equipped with
a fire detection and sprinkler system.