The Board of Education is a consultative body of Southington Public Schools with responsibilities for making policies in the areas of planning, policy development, financing, public relations and evaluation. Southington Public Schools operates several elementary, middle and high schools that provide an academic education to students in kindergarten through grade 12. Its schools offer educational programs in music, language arts, math, English, science, social studies, physical education and computer technology. In addition, Southington Public Schools provides programs that focus on the development of reading, language arts and math skills in lower grades. Its schools operate libraries that provide a range of books and instructional materials. Southington Public Schools offers scholarships and health screening and meal services. It supports several student clubs and organizations that host various events and functions. Southington Public Schools is located in Southington, Conn.