Dolan Middle School is a City of Stamford Public School. It is located in southwestern Connecticut. Founded in 1948, nestled in a hard-working residential area of Stamford, Dolan has evolved over the years from a traditional junior high to its more recent middle school curriculum model. The Middle School Model provides a curriculum that is rigorous and standards-based for all students; establishes organizational structures that are flexible and that identify, recognize, and advance the strengths of all students; and provide administrators and teachers research-based instructional strategies to meet the needs of all students in the classroom. View the Stamford School District's Goals regarding middle school.