Maplehurst Elementary is located at 195 St. Mary's Street near the northeastern edge of Norwalk and serves over 500 students in pre-school, Kindergarten and 1st grade throughout the Norwalk community. The school has a staff of 24 full-time classroom teachers, 8 full or part time support teachers, and 8 full- or part-time classified employees.
Maplehurst was built in 1953. The original structure housed seven classrooms, offices, and a multipurpose room. In 1956, the two story wing of the building was erected, adding an additional fifteen classrooms. The summer of 1989 saw the addition of a modular unit on the site, adding two more classrooms. Recent additions of an outdoor fitness center, playground equipment and soccer fields have provided excellent physical education and recreation facilities for school and community use.