Directions - John G. Prendergast School

59 Finney Street, Ansonia CT 06401
Telephone: (203) 736-5080

FROM THE NORTH (from Hartford):
Take Route 91 South toward New Haven. Take the CT-15 South/Wilbur Cross Pkwy/E. Main Street exit, Exit #17. Keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto CT-15 S/Wilbur Cross Pkwy. Take the CT-34 West exit, Exit #58, toward Derby. Merge onto CT-34. Follow approximately 3.2 miles to the intersection with Route 115 N.

Go straight onto Route 115 (St. Michael’s Church is on your right here.) Follow this road to the next traffic light, which is at the Ansonia town line, and take a right onto Route 243 - known locally as Elm Street, then Platt, then Prindle Avenue. Make sure you are always heading up a hill! The road winds to the right, then hooks left up to a stop sign. Proceed straight on Prindle, taking the first right onto Ford Street (Emmett O’Brien School is on the left here). Proceed straight on Ford for about ½ mile to a stop sign. Make a right turn to Finney Street; Prendergast will be on your right hand side.

If coming from I-95, go south to the downtown New Haven exit (should be Exit 2). Follow onto Route 34 connector heading west. Follow directions from above.

FROM THE NORTH (from Waterbury):
Take Route CT-8 South toward Naugatuck/Bridgeport. Take Exit #15 in Derby (Route 34). At the end of the ramp, take a right, getting into the far left lane. Proceed straight to the second set of lights over the bridge and take a left onto Route 115.

Follow this road to the next traffic light, which is at the Ansonia town line, and take a right onto Route 243 - known locally as Elm Street, then Platt, then Prindle Avenue. Make sure you are always heading up a hill! The road winds to the right, then hooks left up to a stop sign. Proceed straight on Prindle, taking the first right onto Ford Street (Emmett O’Brien School is on the left here). Proceed straight on Ford for about ½ mile to a stop sign. Make a right turn to Finney Street; Prendergast will be on your right hand side.

FROM THE SOUTH (from Norwalk):
I-95 Option:
Take Route 95 North toward Bridgeport. Take the CT-25/CT-8 exit, exit #27A, towards Trumbull/Waterbury. Merge onto Colonel Henry Mucci Highway/CT-25 N/CT-8 N. Take CT-8 North towards Shelton/Waterbury. Get off Route 8 at Exit #15 in Derby. At the end of the ramp, take a right, getting into the far left lane. Proceed straight to the second set of lights over the bridge and take a left onto Route 115.

Follow this road to the next traffic light, which is at the Ansonia town line, and take a right onto Route 243 - known locally as Elm Street, then Platt, then Prindle Avenue. Make sure you are always heading up a hill! The road winds to the right, then hooks left up to a stop sign. Proceed straight on Prindle, taking the first right onto Ford Street (Emmett O’Brien School is on the left here). Proceed straight on Ford for about ½ mile to a stop sign. Make a right turn to Finney Street; Prendergast will be on your right hand side.

Merritt Parkway Option:
Take the Merritt Parkway North toward New Haven. In Trumbull, take the CT-8 North ramp towards Waterbury/New Haven. Follow approximately 10 miles into Derby, getting off the Route 34 exit, #15. At the end of the ramp, take a right, getting into the far left lane. Proceed straight to the second set of lights over the bridge and take a left onto Route 115.

Follow this road to the next traffic light, which is at the Ansonia town line, and take a right onto Route 243 - known locally as Elm Street, then Platt, then Prindle Avenue. Make sure you are always heading up a hill! The road winds to the right, then hooks left up to a stop sign. Proceed straight on Prindle, taking the first right onto Ford Street (Emmett O’Brien School is on the left here). Proceed straight on Ford for about ½ mile to a stop sign. Make a right turn to Finney Street; Prendergast will be on your right hand side.