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Private School Open Houses and Tour List - Summer 2021

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All open houses are virtual unless otherwise noted. Dates are subject to change - please check with the schools for more information about admissions. 

By Rachel Berliner, Public Relations and Social Media Assistant at the Law Office of Lawrence Berliner 

Special Education Private School Open Houses: 

Eagle Hill School Greenwich – Greenwich, CT (Grades K-8; day school and 5-day boarding) 
Tuesday, July 13th, 10:00 a.m. EST
Tuesday, August 17th 10:00 a.m. EST
Tuesday, September 14th 10:00 a.m.  EST
Tuesday September 21st 10:00 a.m. (On-campus)
Register here:

Franklin Academy – East Haddam, CT (Grades 8-12 and Postgraduate Year) 
Monday, July 12th 5:00 p.m. EST
Monday, July 26th 5:00 p.m. EST
Register by emailing admissions [at] fa-ct [dot] org or (860)-615-3854, ext. 1114. More information:

Villa Maria School – Stamford, CT (Grades K-8; day school)
Thursday, September 23rd 9:00 a.m. EST 
Register here:

Winston Preparatory School – Norwalk, CT (Grades 4-12; day school) 
Wednesday,  July 28 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. EST
Tuesday, August 17 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. EST
Click on Apply Now and then Connecticut:

Winston Online (online program from Winston Preparatory School; Grades 4-12) 
Friday, July 16th at 12:00 p.m. EST 
Friday July 30th at 12:00 p.m. EST 
Friday, August 13th at 12:00 p.m. EST
Friday, August 27th at 12:00 p.m. EST
Click on "Schedule an Open House" and then "Winston Online"

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

FlexSchool - Bronxville, NY  (Grades 5-12 and Postgraduate Year; Twice-Exceptional; day school) 
Tuesday, July 27th at 7:30 p.m. EST
Tuesday, August 3rd at 7:30 p.m. EST
Tuesday August 10th at 7:30 p.m. EST
Tuesday, August 17th at 7:30 p.m. EST 
Register here:

Harvey School - Katonah, NY 
Wednesday, July 21st 10:00 a.m. EST
Register here:
Wednesday, July 28th 10:00 a.m. EST (Middle and Upper School Q&A) 
Register here:
Wednesday August 4th 10:00 a.m. EST (Interview with Harvey School student ambassadors)
Register here:
Wednesday, August 11th 10:00 a.m. EST (Interview with Harvey School parents) 
Register here:
Wednesday, August 18th 10:00 a.m. EST (Middle and Upper School Q&A) 
Register here:

Marvelwood School – Kent, CT (Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year; Kildonan at Marvelwood and Learning Support Department; boarding and day school)
Wednesday, July 14 at 7:00 p.m. EST
Wednesday August 11th 7:00 p.m. EST
Thursday, August 19th 7:00 p.m. EST
Register here:

Storm King School - Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY (Grades 8-12 and Postgraduate Year; boarding school)
Saturday, July 17th, 11:00 a.m. (On-Campus)
Register here:

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

Dublin School - Dublin, NH (Grades 9-12; boarding school) 
Admissions Office (603)-563-7121

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    

Fusion Academy Fairfield - Fairfield, CT (Grades 6-12; day school)
Admissions Office (475)-888-9256

Fusion Academy Greenwich - Stamford, CT (Grades 6-12; day school)
Admissions Office (203)-323-2191

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 

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. 

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

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  

Proctor Academy - Andover, NH (Grades 9-12; boarding)
Admissions Office (603)-735-6652

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

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

Vermont Academy - Saxtons River, VT (Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year; boarding school) 
Admissions Office (802)-869-6229 or schedule here:

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 

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:

Private tours or meeting by appointment only - special education private schools:

Benhaven School - Wallingford, CT (Grades K-12 and 18-22 services; day school) 
Sarah Cyr, Program Specialist (203)-793-1904 

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 

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

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

Forman School - Litchfield, CT (Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year; boarding and day school)
Admissions Office admission [at] formanschool [dot] 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

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

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

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

John Cardinal O'Connor School - Irvington, NY (Grades K-8; day school) 
Main Office (914)-591-9330

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

Meliora Academy - Meriden, CT (Grades 3-12; day school) 
Please call the office at (203)-237-5710. 

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

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

The Southport School - Southport, CT (Grades K-8; day school)
Admissions Office admissions [at] southportschool [dot] org 
Contact form:

The Speech Academy - Easton and Somers, CT (Grades K-12 and 18-21 services; day school) 
Tours Daily (by appointment): Virtual and In-Person July 19, 2021-August 13, 2021. Please contact Toni Giannone, Director at (203)-220-9595. 

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

St. Vincent's Special Needs School (day school; Grades K-12 and 18-22 services in Trumbull; 22 and older services at Changing images in Stratford; part of Hartford HealthCare) - Trumbull, CT and Stratford, CT 
Gerilyn Durnin, Principal gerilyn [dot] durnin [at] hhchealth [dot] org
Theresa Pitt, Manager of Changing Images Adult Services theresa [dot] pitt [at] hhchealth [dot] 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. 

Westfield Day School - Armonk, NY (therapeutic; Grades 7-12; day school) 
Admissions Office wdsinfo [at] optonline [dot] net

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

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. 


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