At Hartford Public Schools (HPS) we are committed to ensuring every one of our students thrive and that each of our schools are high performing. Our vision at HPS is for students to transform their world, with a mission of inspiring and preparing all students to create their own success in and beyond school. Hartford Public Schools was awarded the 2016 Donna Grady-Creer District Award for Magnet Sustainability by Magnet Schools of America in 2016, acknowledging Hartford Public Schools as a school district that exemplifies commitment to equity, excellence, diversity and highly sustained support for magnet schools. We are proud to have award winning schools including Breakthrough Magnet School awarded best magnet school in America in 2015 by Magnet Schools of America, and Hartford Public High School’s Academy of Engineering and Green Technology awarded the U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon Award in 2014.