Rachel Davino, 29: Behavioral therapist who had only recently started working at the school. Police say she died shielding one of her students.
Olivia Engel, 6: The 6-year-old was just learning the rosary and would lead the family in grace every night before dinner, the New Haven Register reported.
Dawn Hochsprung, 47: Principal for two years. Officials said she died while lunging at the gunman in an attempt to overtake him.
Jesse Lewis, 6: The first-grader, who was in Victoria Soto's class, couldn't wait to go to school on Friday because they were making gingerbread houses, and his father had planned to join them.
Ana Marquez-Greene, 6: The girl's grandmother, Elba Marquez, said the child's family moved to Connecticut just two months ago, drawn from Canada, in part, by Sandy Hook's pristine reputation.
Grace Audrey McDonnell, 7: Lynn and Chris McDonnell called their 7-year-old daughter "the love and light" of their family in a statement released by the little girl's uncle.
Catherine Hubbard, 6: "We are greatly saddened by the loss of our beautiful daughter, Catherine Violet and our thoughts and prayers are with the other families who have been affected by this tragedy," Jennifer and Matthew Hubbard said.
Emilie Parker, 6: The father of Emilie Parker, 6, says his deep pain is comforted by the memory of how bright, loving and creative his daughter was. Robbie Parker says his daughter was artistic and was always quick to draw a picture.
Jack Pinto, 6: Jack Pinto was a huge New York Giants fan. New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz said he talked to Pinto's family, which is considering burying the 6-year-old boy in Cruz's No. 80 jersey.
Noah Pozner, 6: Noah was "smart as a whip," gentle but with a rambunctious streak, said his uncle, Alexis Haller. Noah's twin sister Arielle, assigned to a different classroom, survived the shooting. He called her his best friend.
Jessica Rekos, 6: "Jessica loved everything about horses," her parents, Rich and Krista Rekos said in a statement. "She devoted her free time to watching horse movies, reading horse books, drawing horses, and writing stories about horses."
Lauren Rousseau, 30: The longtime substitute teacher was just hired last month. "We will miss her terribly," Lauren's mother, Teresa Rousseau , told the Delaware County Times . "And will take comfort knowing that she had achieved that dream."
Mary Sherlach, 56: Sherlach had been a school psychologist at Sandy Hook since August of 1994. Sherlach and the school's principal ran toward the shooter, police say.
Vicki Soto, 27: The teacher died shielding her children from the gunman. Photos of Soto show her always with a wide smile, in pictures of her at her college graduation and in mundane daily life. Her goal was simply to be a teacher.