UPDATED JANUARY 2014: Find preschools, private or public schools in the Fairfield, CT area, including Norwalk, Stamford, Danbury, and Bridgeport, and also find after-school tutors for extra homework help and program to help your kids academically.
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440 Danbury Road, Wilton APPLE BLOSSOM SCHOOL AND FAMILY CENTER 203-493-4003 Email firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
The Apple Blossom School and Family Center in Wilton is based on the Waldorf early-childhood philosophy of learning through play, activity, and imagination. The children develop their physical, intellectual, and emotional capabilities by being in a mixed-age environment that emphasizes nature and the arts. Children are taught by the oral traditions of storytelling and puppetry. We offer parent-child classes, under-3 nursery, pre-k, kindergarten, summer programs, and extended care hours to 4pm. Apple Blossom School provides a much-needed alternative to the accelerated approach to early childhood education.
2 Emerson St., Norwalk CLOVER HILL SCHOOL (THE) 203-661-6484 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Clover Hill School, where uncommon learning is at the core, is offering early childhood programs inspired by Waldorf education for ages 2 months to 6 years. The full- or half-day programs focus on giving children healthy movement and freedom to play in our warm and home-like classrooms. The day begins and ends with outdoor play in our private play yard. The children joyfully participate in preparing organic and low-allergen snacks. You and your child are invited to experience our classrooms on Wednesdays, 10:30–11:30 am. To reserve a spot, email email@example.com or call 203-661-6484.
5 Pennoyer St., Rowayton FIVE MILE RIVER NURSERY SCHOOL 203-838-4266 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Five Mile River Nursery School offers preschool and enrichment programs for children ages 2-5. FMRNS is the only nationally accredited, private preschool in the Norwalk and Darien areas. Our mission is to provide a warm, nurturing, and engaging atmosphere that allows children to be creative and adventurous learners. Highly qualified, experienced, caring teachers offer individualized attention, while focusing on the development of the whole child: intellectual, social, creative, and physical.
NAEYC Accredited. Committed to health, only serving organic foods. For more information: 203-838-4266, email@example.com, fivemilerivernurseryschool.com
148 Beach Road, Fairfield GREAT BEGINNINGS MONTESSORI SCHOOL 203-254-8208 Pre-K-6
Individualized instruction is a standard of Montessori education: Each child learns and develops at her or his own pace through the use of materials and lessons introduced by the certified teacher. The integrated and comprehensive curriculum is introduced sequentially and at the developmental level of each individual child, allowing each student to work to capacity at their ability level in order to develop their fullest potential. Great Beginnings Montessori is enrolling for 2016-17. Contact the school to schedule an appointment to visit and observe in our classrooms: 203-254-8208, firstname.lastname@example.org.
20 Portland Ave., Redding LANDMARK PRESCHOOL 203-544-8393 20 Portland Ave., Redding (20 months-5's) 11 Burr Road, Westport (Wonderful Ones-Kindergarten) 203-226-6982 landmarkpreschool.org Ridgefield Academy 223 W. Mountain Road, Ridgefield (3s-Grade 8) Director of Enrollment , David Suter 203-894-1800 x112 RidgefieldAcademy.org
With over 40 years of experience educating young children, Landmark Preschool is a place where learning is a joyful experience! With four locations in Redding (Georgetown), Ridgefield, and Westport CT and Bedford, NY, Landmark's balanced curriculum offers early exposure to literacy, math and science concepts through play. Children experience world language, art, music, gym, and technology each week. Extended hours are offered before and after the school day. CAIS accredited. For tuition information and to schedule a visit, please contact the campus nearest you.
25 Valley Drive, Greenwich LITTLE FRIENDS CHILD CARE & PRESCHOOL 203-861-6549 Email email@example.com
Family-owned and -operated, Little Friends of Greenwich, run by Verna Esposito, offers child care and early childhood education for ages 6 weeks to 5 years. "We provide a safe, loving, and fun environment for children," Esposito says. "We follow the National Association for the Education of Young Children guidelines." Open Monday-Friday, 6:30am-6:30pm. Year-round rolling admissions. Ongoing summer programs.
7 Long Ridge Road, West Redding WESTBROOK NATURE SCHOOL 203-664-1554
Westbrook Nature School offers a nature-based curriculum on a 6-acre property featuring trails, streams, meadows, an organic garden, and natural playscapes. This curriculum results in an education that builds physical and emotional resilience, moral awareness, and the foundation required for intellectual growth. Programs include parent-child classes (from birth to age 3), Mixed-age kindergarten (ages 3-6), adult workshops, playdays, and seasonal events.
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317 New Canaan Road/Route 106 (in Silvermine), Wilton CONNECTICUT FRIENDS SCHOOL 203-762-9860 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Connecticut Friends School is all about play-and proud of it. As children are encouraged to engage meaningfully with materials and in activities, they stimulate their imagination and creativity while laying a solid foundation for success later in life. Parents want what’s best for their children–that means supporting who they are today while also preparing them for the future. Play-based early childhood experiences like those at Connecticut Friends School are not only the source of children’s joy but also build an invaluable foundation for the world after preschool.
660 Morehouse Road, Easton EASTON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL 203-268-5530
Easton Country Day School uses its small size and a unique, individual educational approach to ensure each child not only achieves academic excellence in a safe and loving environment, but also learns those skills necessary to be a caring and responsible citizen, from preschool to 12th grade. We build a relationship with each child. ECDS offers rigorous academics shaped to the individual child in a familial environment that encourages accomplishment, responsibility, and acceptance of diversity. In addition to preschool, we also offer day care for ages 3 months and older.
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95 Merritt Blvd., Trumbull ST. VINCENT'S SPECIAL NEEDS SERVICES 203-386-2715
St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services is a trusted provider of lifelong education and therapeutic services. Our special education school for children, ages 3-21, is an alternative placement option for children with developmental disabilities, special health care needs, and autism spectrum disorders. Physical, occupational, speech-language, and aquatic therapies are all offered as part of each student’s individualized education plan. Parent education and transition support services, adult day and work services, and residential placements are also available.