Quality of Life in Simsbury
Life in Simsbury is the antidote to today’s stresses. Well known as a quintessential New England town, Simsbury is focused on two important elements: community and nature.
Through the seasons, resident life centers around the rolling hills and the Farmington Valley. Recreational options include kayaking, biking and running along the Farmington River, golfing and sharing a blanket to see world-class performances at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center.
The town offers so many charming places for people to gather, including the award-winning Millwright’s Restaurant & 1680 Tavern. With private and public schools ranked as some of the best in the nation and Simsbury voted one of Money
Magazine’s top ten ‘Best Places to Live,’ it has proven to be an ideal place to start a life, raise a family, and build a legacy.
The Perfect Place to Raise a Family
US News and World Report applauds award-winning Simsbury Public School’s commitment to excellence; ranking Simsbury High School 6th among other Connecticut public schools. Simsbury schools are nationally acclaimed and receive high marks, year after year. In Money Magazine’s article ‘Best Places to Live 2015’, the magazine mentioned Simsbury’s “premier public schools” as the main draw to the town. According to the magazine, Simsbury students scored above average in every test category and above 90 percent of graduates pursue higher education.
Private schools in Simsbury and West Simsbury are renowned and award-winning in their own right. Ethel Walker for girls, co-ed Westminster School, and for younger students The Master’s School, all give those seeking private education a myriad of stellar choices within a mile or two of Simsbury proper. Not to mention notable private schools such as Avon Old Farms and Miss Porter’s just a few towns over. The Farmington Valley is a vibrant place to raise a family indeed.