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Private School Open Houses and Tour List - Fall 2021

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Please check with each school for more information as dates are subject to change.

Special Education Private Schools: 

Ben Bronz Academy - West Hartford, CT (Grades 2-12; day school) 
Thursday, October 14th 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (On-campus) 
Register here: https://www.benbronzacademy.org/open-house-2/

The Cedar School - Greenwich, CT (Grades 9-12; day school; opening Fall 2021)
Wednesday, September 29th at 9:30 a.m. (on-campus)
Wednesday, October 6th at 9:30 a.m. (on-campus)
Wednesday, October 20th at 9:30 a.m. (on-campus)
Wednesday, October 27th at 9:30 a.m. (on-campus)
Virtual tours also available by appointment. 
Regsister to admissions [at] thecedarschool [dot] org

Eagle Hill School Greenwich - Greenwich, CT (Grades K-8; day and 5-day boarding school)
Register here: https://resources.eaglehillschool.org/open-house-registration-step-1
Tuesday, September 14th at 10:00 a.m. EST (Virtual) 
Tuesday, September 21st at 10:00 a.m. (On-campus) 
Tuesday, October 12th at 10:00 a.m. EST (Virtual) 
Tuesday, October 19th at 10:00 a.m. (On-campus) 
Tuesday November 9th at 10:00 a.m. EST (Virtual) 
Tuesday, November 16th 10:00 a.m. (On-Campus)
Tuesday December 14th at 10:00 a.m. EST (Virtual) 

Forman School - Litchfield, CT (Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year; day and boarding school)
Monday October 11th 9:00 a.m.-12;30 p.m. (in-person) 
Monday, October 19 7:00 p.m. EST (Virtual) 
Registration link: https://www.formanschool.org/admissions/open-house

Landmark School - Prides Crossing, MA (high school admissions; boarding for grades 9-12) 
Register here: https://www.landmarkschool.org/admission/visit-landmark
Wednesday, September 29th 8:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (On-campus) *September 29 registration is closed*
Wednesday, October 27th 8:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (On-campus) 
Saturday, November 13th 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (On-campus) 
Wednesday, November 17th 8:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (On-campus) 
Wednesday, December 8th 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. EST (Virtual) 

Villa Maria School - Stamford, CT (Grades K-8; day school)
Thursday, September 23rd 9:00 a.m. EST (Virtual) 
Thursday, October 7th 9:00 a.m. EST (Virtual) 
Thursday, October 21st 9:00 a.m. EST (Virtual) 
Register here: http://villamariaschool.org/admissions/open-house/

Winston Preparatory School - Norwalk, CT 
Friday, September 24 9:30 a.m. EST (Virtual) 
Register here: https://winstonprep.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/ct_online_information_session

Open Houses for private schools that offer an academic support program:

Harvey School - Katonah, NY (Grades 6-12;  boarding and day school; academic support for learning disabilities)
Saturday October 16th 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (in-person) 
Register here: https://www.harveyschool.org/admissions/visit/openhouse2021

The Leffell School - White Plains and Hartsdale, NY (Grades K-12; day school; PALS academic support program available for middle school)
Middle School Info Session Wednesday, December 15th 8:30 a.m. EST (Virtual) 
Admissions Office link: https://www.leffellschool.org/admissions/apply-to-the-leffell-school

Marvelwood School - Kent, CT (Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year; day and boarding school)
Saturday, October 2nd 10:00 a.m. EST  (Virtual) 
Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IfgOkHNpQXWQ8vNMl3bznA
Saturday, November 6th 10:00 a.m. EST (Virtual)
Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eXfbdcAXRluqL154qrcd-g

St. Luke's School - New Canaan, CT (Grades 5-12; day school)  
Sunday, October 24th 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (On-campus)
November 7th 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (On-campus)
Registration link will be available soon. https://info.stlukesct.org/admissions-center

Mead School (Nexus at Mead Academic Support and Twice Exceptional)  – Stamford, CT (Early childhood and Grades K-8). 
Tuesday October 19th  5:30 p.m. EST (Virtual)
Tuesday November 16 5:30 p.m. EST  (Virtual)
Registration link will be available soon. https://www.meadschool.org/admissions

Wooster School (Bridge program) - Danbury, CT (Grades 5-12; day school) 
Saturday, November 6th Time TBD
https://www.woosterschool.org/page.cfm?p=498


Private tours or meeting by appointment only - private schools that offer an academic support program:

Easton Country Day School – Easton, CT (Arrowsmith Program for students with learning disabilities; Grades PreK-Grade 12; day school)
Suellen Inwood, Head of School Suellen [dot] Inwood [at] eastoncountryday [dot] org or (203)-268-5530   
Website: http://eastoncountryday.org/

Fusion Academy Fairfield - Fairfield, CT (Grades 6-12; day school)
Admissions Office (475)-888-9256
Website: https://www.fusionacademy.com/campuses/fairfield/

Fusion Academy Greenwich - Stamford, CT (Grades 6-12; day school)
Admissions Office (203)-323-2191
Website: https://www.fusionacademy.com/campuses/greenwich/

Harvey School - Katonah, NY (Grades 6-12;  boarding and day school; academic support for learning disabilities)
William Mena, Director of Admissions wmena [at] harveyschool [dot] org
Website: https://www.harveyschool.org/

Links Academy (Greenwich Education Group) - Stamford, CT and Online (Grades 6-12; day school)
Becky Rabassa, Executive Director brabassa [at] linksacademy [dot] org or (203)-489-5272. School phone number: (203)-883-0062.
Website: https://www.linksacademy.org/

Marvelwood School - Kent, CT (Grades 9-12; boarding and day school)
Admissions Office admissions [at] marvelwood [dot] org
Website: https://www.marvelwood.org/

Mead School – Stamford, CT (Nexus at Mead Academic Support and Twice-Exceptional Program; day school)
Joanne Costello, Assistant Director of Admissions joanne_costello [at] meadschool [dot] org

Oakwood Friends School - Poughkeepsie, NY (Grades 5-12; boarding and day school)
Admissions Office admissions [at] oakwoodfriends [dot] org or (845)-462-4200 ext. 215.
Website: https://www.oakwoodfriends.org/

Oxford Academy - Westbrook, CT (all-boys; Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year; boarding and day school)
Helen Waldron, Director of Admissions admissions [at] oxfordacademy [dot] net 
Website: https://oxfordacademy.net/

Proctor Academy - Andover, NH (Grades 9-12; boarding)
Admissions Office (603)-735-6652
Website: https://www.proctoracademy.org/

The Rectory School - Pomfret, CT (early childhood through Grade 9; day school; boarding school for Grades 5-9)
Admissions Office admissions [at] rectoryschool [dot] org (860)-928-1328 ext 328
Website: https://www.rectoryschool.org/

St. Andrew's School - Barrington, RI (Grades 6-12; boarding and day school)
Ray Cross, Director of Admissions rcross [at] standrews-ri [dot] org
Website: https://www.standrews-ri.org/

St. Luke’s School – New Canaan, CT (Educational Support Services for students with learning disabilities and ADHD; day school)
Admissions Office Admissions [at] stlukesct [dot] org
Website: https://www.stlukesct.org/

Vermont Academy - Saxtons River, VT (Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year; boarding school)
John Ettore, Director of Enrollment Management jettore [at] vermontacademy [dot] org
Admissions Office (802)-869-6229 
Website: https://www.vermontacademy.org/

Woodhall School - Bethlehem, CT (all-boys, Grades 9-12, boarding and day school)
Matthew Woodhall, Head of School and Director of Admissions mwooodhall [at] woodhallschool [dot] org Cathy Maloney, Assistant  cmaloney [at] woodhallschool [dot] org
Website: https://woodhallschool.org/

Wooster School (Bridge Program for language-based learning disabilities) - Danbury, CT (Grades 5-12; day school)
Admissions Office (203)-830-3916 or use link to schedule: https://www.woosterschool.org/page.cfm?p=1629

Special education private schools hosting private tours or meetings by appointment only: 

Benhaven School - Wallingford, CT (Grades K-12 and 18-22 services; day school)
Sarah Cyr, Program Specialist (203)-793-1904
Website: https://www.benhaven.org/programs/benhaven-school/

Cedarhurst School (therapeutic; part of Yale School of Medicine; Grades 6-12 and Postgraduate Year; day school) - Hamden, CT
Kitty Clemens, Associate Director kitty [dot] clemens [at] yale [dot] edu
Website: https://medicine.yale.edu/psychiatry/cedarhurst/

The Cedar School - Greenwich, CT (opening Fall 2021; high school for students with learning disabilities and ADHD; Grades 9-12; day school)
Admissions Office admissions [at] thecedarschool [dot] org or (203)-808-5005
Website: https://www.thecedarschool.org/

Eagle Hill School MA - Hardwick, MA (Grades 8-12; boarding and day school)
Dana Harbert, Director of Admission dharbert [at] eaglehill [dot] school
Website; https://www.eaglehill.school/

Elizabeth Ives School for Special Children - North Haven, CT (therapeutic; K-12 and 18-21 services; day school)
Linda Zunda, Director (203)-234-8770
Website: https://www.elizabethivesschool.org/

Forman School - Litchfield, CT (Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year; boarding and day school)
Admissions Office admission [at] formanschool [dot] org
Website: https://www.formanschool.org/

The Foundation School - Milford and Orange, CT (Grades K-12 and 18-21 services; day school)
Call the main office to schedule a tour at 203-877-1426
Website: https://www.foundationschool.org/

Fresh Start School (FOCUS Center for Autism) - Canton, CT (Grades 4-12 and 18-21 Services; day school)
Please call the front office at (860)-693-8809
Website: https://focuscenterforautism.org/fresh-start-school

The Greenwood School - Putney, VT (Grades 6-12; boarding school)
Admissions Office admissions [at] greenwood [dot] org or (802)-387-4545 ext. 3817.
Website: https://www.greenwood.org/

Grove School - Madison, CT (therapeutic; Grades 7-12 and Postgraduate Year)
Admissions Office Admissions [at] groveschool [dot] org
Website: http://www.groveschool.org/

Intensive Education Academy - West Hartford, CT (Grades K-12 and 18-21 services; day school)
Christianna Connery, Director of Resource Development cconnery [at] ie-academy [dot] org or (860)-310-2788.
Website: https://www.ie-academy.org/

John Cardinal O'Connor School - Irvington, NY (Grades K-8; day school)
Main Office (914)-591-9330
Website: https://johncardinaloconnorschool.org/

Maplebrook School - Amenia, NY (Grades 6-12 and Postgraduate Year; boarding and day school)
Paul Balser, Director of Admissions pbalser [at] maplebrookschool [dot] org or (845)-373-9511 ext. 220
Website: https://www.maplebrookschool.org/

Meliora Academy - Meriden, CT (Grades 3-12; day school)
Please call the office at (203)-237-5710.
Website: https://www.melioraacademy.net/

Middlebridge School – Narragansett, RI (Grades 7-12 and Postgraduate Year; boarding and day school)
Shannon Leventhal, Director of Admissions sleventhal [at] middlebridgeschool [dot] org
Website: http://middlebridgeschool.org/

Pinnacle School (Greenwich Education Group) - Stamford, CT (Grades 2-12; day school)
Sunan Jones, Director of Admissions sjones [at] thepinnacleschool [dot] org
Website: https://www.thepinnacleschool.org/

Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs (St. Catherine Academy) - Fairfield, CT  (Grades PreK through Grade 12 and 18-21 services. Day services after age 21 also available for participants supported by CT Department of Developmental Services -DDS)
Eric Spencer, Director of Education Eric [dot] Spencer [at] diobpt [dot] org
Website: https://www.stcatherinecenter.org/

The Southport School - Southport, CT (Grades K-8; day school)
Admissions Office admissions [at] southportschool [dot] org
Contact form: https://www.southportschool.org/admissions/open-house
Website: https://www.southportschool.org/

The Spire School (Greenwich Education Group) - Stamford, CT (therapeutic; Grades 6-12; day school)
Dede LeComte, Director of Admissions dlecomte [at] spireschool [dot] org
Website: https://www.spireschool.org/

Villa Maria School - Stamford, CT (Grades K-8; day school)
Elise Brody, Director of Admissions admissions [at] villamariaschool [dot] org or (203)-322-5886 ext.  1104.
Website: http://villamariaschool.org/

Westfield Day School - Armonk, NY (therapeutic; Grades 7-12; day school)
Admissions Office wdsinfo [at] optonline [dot] net
Website: https://www.westfielddayschool.org/

Westport Day School - Wilton, CT (therapeutic; Grades 6-12 and Postgraduate Year; day school)
Sara Evans, Director of Admissions sevans [at] westportdayschool [dot] org or (203)-557-0939
Website: https://www.westportdayschool.org/

White Oak School - Westfield, MA (Grades 1-12; day school)
Alexandra Sutter, Director of Admissions admissions [at] whiteoakschool [dot] org  or (413)-562-9500, option 4.
Website: https://whiteoakschool.org/

The Windward School - White Plains, NY (Grades 1-9; day school) 
Joan Barrett, Assistant (914) 949-6968, ext. 2221 or fill out the form here: https://www.thewindwardschool.org/admissions/request-more-information
Website: https://www.thewindwardschool.org/

Winston Preparatory School - Norwalk, CT (Grades 4-12; day school)
Michelle Rolfe, Director of Admissions mrolfe [at] winstonprep [dot] edu 
Website: https://www.winstonprep.edu/

Disclaimer

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