Beacon Falls/Regional School District 16 Public School System:
District facilities include 3 high schools, 1 middle school, 1 elementary school, and 1
pre-school that serve to educate a total student population of approximately 2040.
Beacon Falls offers ease of accessibility to a wide choice of Universities and Colleges
within twenty minutes of Beacon Falls.
Teikyo Post University, Waterbury
Mattatuck Community College, Waterbury
Waterbury State Technical College, Waterbury
Naugatuck Valley Technical College, Waterbury
The Waterbury Branch of the University of Connecticut, Waterbury
St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing, Waterbury
More than 40 higher educational facilities can be accessed in one hour or less from
Beacon Falls including the prestigious universities of Yale, Wesleyan, Fairfield, Hartford
and the four Connecticut State Universities.
Culture and Organizations:
The citizens of the Town take pride in their community spirit. They express this
through involvement in civic, service, religious, are and educational functions (i.e.,
Lion's Club, Garden Club, Grange, Senior Citizen's Center, Junior Women's and other
organized social groups available. As a small town with the beautiful hills, Beacon Falls
is located within a 20-30 minute drive from a wide range of cultural activities such as
museums, summer theater, playhouse and nature centers.
Religion retains its importance in local life and today it centers in more than 60
houses of worship in the area. The Clergy Association of the Lower Naugatuck Valley
include Catholic, Protestant and Jewish members.
Parks and Recreation:
There are two large, attractive municipal parks within the Town. Mathies Park (for Town
residents only) offers approximately 360 acres of hiking, fishing, nature trails, ice
skating and picnic areas, while the Pent Road Recreational Facility contains sporting
areas for baseball, tennis, basketball, soccer and a picnic pavilion.
The Town is fortunate to have direct access to several thousand acres of the scenic
Naugatuck State Forest within the municipality, spanning both sides of the spectacular
Naugatuck River Scenic Gorge.
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