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.
43 Tokeneke Road, Darien
2 East Ave., Larchmont
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LinguaKids offers Italian, Mandarin, French, and Spanish classes for children starting at age 6 months. LinguaKids’ teachers are all friendly, energetic, native speakers, who completely immerse the children in the language. We use a multi-sensory approach to learning a language, combining songs, movements, arts & crafts, games, storytelling, and role playing, to make learning fun. Come see us in our studios in Larchmont and Darien. You can also contact us about our before- and after-school programs. Over 600 children enroll each session. Join the fun!
MATHNASIUM OF FAIRFIELD
1700 Post Road, Fairfield
15 Corbin Drive, Darien
Mathnasium is a unique learning center specializing in a math-only curriculum that is tailored specifically to each student, and employs a variety of learning modalities to help develop “Number Sense.” A student with Number Sense gains a deep understanding of math, and will be able to solve problems quickly and accurately without having to go through tedious drills and memorization. Kids don’t hate math; they hate being frustrated and confused by math.
THE TUTORING CENTER
5 River Road, Wilton
The Tutoring Center is the only after-school learning center that physically increases concentration, attention span, and focus. We use a unique method, along with intensive one-to-one instruction, to increase your child’s concentration and academic skills. We offer programs for grades Pre-K to 12 in reading, writing, math, algebra, geometry, study skills, homework, CMT/PSAT/SAT/ACT test preparation, and more. Our individualized programs start with a diagnostic assessment and test consultation. We guarantee results, and there are absolutely no contracts. Call, email, or visit us for additional information.
CHRISTIAN HERITAGE SCHOOL
575 White Plains Road, Trumbull
Christian Heritage School in Trumbull is a K-12, independent, faith-based school with 460 students. The school features small classes, high SAT scores, and impressive college placement. Mandarin Chinese is taught in grades K-5, while grades 6-12 offer Spanish and Latin. iPad-based curriculum in the high school for the 2013-2014 academic year enhances over 22 Honors and AP-level courses. The math and science departments offer Calculus A/B and B/C, along with AP Chemistry, Biology, and Physics. Most important, Christian Heritage fosters an environment where students are encouraged in their love for the Lord Jesus Christ.
COMMUNITY COOPERATIVE NURSERY SCHOOL (CCNS)
4 Trolley Place, Rowayton
The Community Cooperative Nursery School (CCNS) is a preschool with a 59-year tradition of providing children a creative environment with professional guidance. With a unique vision combining creativity, play, the child and the family, CCNS proudly remains one of the few truly cooperative preschools in Connecticut. The CCNS educational director, Dana Gorman is a nationally recognized practitioner of emergent education. Her blog is playfullylearning.blogspot.com. CCNS has drop-off classes for ages 2, 3, and 4, and has an open enrollment policy. Licensed by the State of Connecticut.
LANDMARK OF RIDGEFIELD ACADEMY
20 Portland Ave., Redding
20 Portland Ave., Redding
11 Burr Road, Westport
Director of Admission, Kim McElderry 203-544-8393
223 W. Mountain Road, Ridgefield (3s-Grade 8)
Director of Admission and Financial Aid, Libby B. Mattson
The premiere private preschool for children ages 1-5. A balanced curriculum including math, literacy, world language, science, technology, art, music, and creative movement. Highly qualified professional educators offer an excellent teacher to student ratio. Before/after care available. CAIS accredited.
LITTLE FRIENDS CHILD CARE & PRESCHOOL
25 Valley Drive, Greenwich
Family-owned and operated, Little Friends of Greenwich, run by Verna Esposito, provides childcare 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 (NAEYC) guidelines." Open Monday-Friday 6:30am-6:30pm. Year round rolling admissions.
WESTPORT WESTON FAMILY Y
59 Post Road E., Westport
The Westport Weston Family Y Early Learning Programs provide top quality, developmentally appropriate care to meet the needs of families who live and work in Westport, Weston, and surrounding communities. The Preschool offers programs for ages 3-5, with two-, three- and five-day options. Other programs include Infant/Toddler for 6 weeks -3 years and Kinderkids (pm Kindergarten). It is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
CONNECTICUT FRIENDS SCHOOL
317 New Canaan Road, Wilton
Interdisciplinary learning thrives at CFS! This year’s all-school theme is “From the Ground Up;” every age level is engaged in exploring this concept via age appropriate, hands-on, projects. Activities include collecting natural materials and identifying, sorting, graphing, and researching, and studying natural and manmade structures, including geology, polyhedra, skyscrapers, and bridges. Learn about the dynamic education we offer at our Open House on Friday, February 1, from 1-3pm (Snowdate: Feb. 8). Call or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. CFS is a Preschool-Grade 8 independent school located in the Silvermine area of Wilton.
EASTON COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
660 Morehouse Road, Easton
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. 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 our pre-school, we also offer daycare from 3 months old.
HAMDEN HALL COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
1108 Whitney Ave., Hamden
Hamden Hall Country Day School is a coeducational, college preparatory Preschool through Grade 12 day school that fosters the individual growth of every student. We challenge students to develop a strong sense of personal integrity, social responsibility, and a global perspective, while preparing them for demanding academic programs at the collegiate level. Signature Programs that enhance the educational experience include the Science, Innovation & Design Program, Mystic Seaport Partnership, Haskins Reading Program, and the Princeton Peer Leadership Program. The continuity of family and community has defined Hamden Hall for more than a century.
THE MEAD SCHOOL
1095 Riverbank Road, Stamford
Founded in 1969, The Mead School is Fairfield County’s premiere progressive school serving children from 2 years old through 8th grade, as well as a full-day Child Care Program. The school exists to nurture in each child the power to create a personally meaningful life. Ideas and discoveries are embraced in an empowering community that celebrates excellence and effort. A vibrant arts environment encourages expression in all learning. The school gives children a chance to be learners, communicators, and leaders within the academic and social environs of the school.
BRAIN BALANCE ACHIEVEMENT CENTER OF NORWALK
15 Cross St., Norwalk
Don’t compensate for your kids’ challenges by addressing the symptoms; conquer them by addressing the cause. At the Brain Balance Achievement Center, we tackle your child’s learning, behavioral, or developmental challenge head on, by addressing the core issues at the most fundamental level. The program is a ground-breaking, drug-free approach that integrates physical and cognitive activities combined with dietary changes, all aimed to address the underlying cause, not just the symptoms. The Brain Balance Center works with families affected by ADHD, learning disabilities, dyslexia, spectrum disorders, and the like.
EAGLE HILL - SOUTHPORT
214 Main St., Southport
Eagle Hill-Southport, a coed, non-profit, independent school, serves children ages 6-14 with learning disabilities. The transitional, non-graded program offers tutorials and small group classes to reinforce skills and prepare students for return to traditional placements. The 4:1 student/staff ratio allows teachers to individualize instruction to address the learning style and level of each child in a supportive, success-oriented way. An afternoon program of sports and extracurricular activities fosters skills development and enhances self-esteem.