Henry Abbott Regional Vocational and Technical School (203-797-4460) on Hayestown Road in Danbury offers an academic curriculum leading to a high school diploma along with programs in automotive repair and body work, automotive technology, carpentry, culinary arts, drafting, electrical, electronics, graphics technology, hairdressing and barbering, HVAC, manufacturing technology, and plumbing and heating. There is no cost for Ridgefield residents, and bus transportation is provided. An eighth-grade transcript is required.

Post-graduates and adults interested in a program may call 203-797-4460, ext. 4427 for information. The school’s Web site is cttech.org/abbott.