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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. 

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: https://resources.eaglehillschool.org/open-house-registration-step-1

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: https://fa-ct.org/

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

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: https://www.winstonprep.edu/apply-now/#button

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" https://www.winstonprep.edu/apply-now/

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: https://www.flexschool.net/admission/visit-us

Harvey School - Katonah, NY 
Wednesday, July 21st 10:00 a.m. EST
Register here: https://info.harveyschool.org/parent-admissions-event-7-21-21?fbclid=IwAR06JwnrXZjuR6GC90reknLGN058C4tBvHmzZgm--HlqqUIzG-n5CoktHCw
Wednesday, July 28th 10:00 a.m. EST (Middle and Upper School Q&A) 
Register here: https://www.harveyschool.org/7-28-21-qa
Wednesday August 4th 10:00 a.m. EST (Interview with Harvey School student ambassadors)
Register here: https://www.harveyschool.org/8-4-21-students
Wednesday, August 11th 10:00 a.m. EST (Interview with Harvey School parents) 
Register here: https://www.harveyschool.org/8-11-21-meet-harvey-parents
Wednesday, August 18th 10:00 a.m. EST (Middle and Upper School Q&A) 
Register here: https://www.harveyschool.org/8-18-21-qa

Knox School - Saint James, NY 
Tuesday, August 3rd at 7:00 p.m. EST 
Wednesday August 11th at 7:00 p.m. EST 
Monday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m. EST
Register here: https://www.knoxschool.org/admissions/open-house/

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: https://www.marvelwood.org/admission

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: https://sks.org/admissions/schedule-your-visit/

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
Website: https://www.dublinschool.org/

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) 
Admissions Office (802)-869-6229 or schedule here:  https://www.vermontacademy.org/admissions/visit-campus
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

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 
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 info [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/

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 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. 
Website: https://thespeechacademy.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/

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 
Website: https://hartfordhealthcare.org/services/special-needs-services

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/


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