Stillmeadow Elementary School strives to teach its students the basics and also how to think critically and process…More information. The principal is Michael Sanders, PhD, and Lisa Saba-Price is assistant principal. The school works to establish a collaboration between administrators, teachers, parents, community and students.</p>
Davenport Ridge Elementary School 1300 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT06905 Opened in 1972, Davenport Ridge Elementary is one of 12 elementary schools serving the city of Stamford. Located on…More Newfield Avenue, Davenport holds classes for grades K through 5 and offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes math, social studies, language arts and science classes. Davenport Ridge also participates in the Stamford Public Schools' Before & After School Care (ROSCCO) program.
Northeast Elementary School 82 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT06903 Northeast Elementary School is one of 12 public elementary schools serving the city of Stamford. Its curriculum is based…More on the Responsive Classroom philosophy, which focuses on respecting the children and in turn having them respect each other, and serves its diverse group of students with a large bilingual program. Northeast takes advantage of its proximity to the Stamford Historical Society and the Stamford Nature Center by using these institutions to further enhance its curriculum.
Toquam Magnet Elementary School 123 Ridgewood Ave, Stamford, CT06907 Founded in 1968, Toquam is one of Stamford's four magnet elementary schools where students in grades K through 5 come…More together from all areas of the city to learn. Located in the Glenbrook section of the city, Toquam offers an academic program based on The Bank Street College of Education philosophy and curricula model and has a focus on social studies. The school also participates in the Stamford Public Schools' Before & After School Care (ROSCCO) program.
Located on the West Side, Westover Elementary School is one of four magnet elementary schools serving the city of…More Stamford. Westover has a focus on Mastery Learning and Arts and Problem Solving. Their mission is to "commit the concept of educating the 'total' child."</p>
<p>In addition to math, science, social studies and language arts classes, Westover offers its students instruction in drama, dance, problem solving and computer technology. The school's curriculum uses a combination of mastery learning, teaching/learning styles and the Talents Unlimited approach.</p>
Hart Magnet Elementary School 61 Adams Ave, Stamford, CT06902 Hart Magnet Elementary School is one of four magnet Elementary Schools serving Stamford. Hart focuses on science and…More technology and follows the Responsive Classroom approach, which focuses on respecting the children, and in turn, having them respect each other. Hart's theme of environment studies allows its students "to find a connection between their own community and the world in which they live, creating productive citizens and resourceful, life-long learners." The school's curriculum also includes instruction in reading, music, art and physical education.
Saint Cecilia Elementary School 1186 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT06905 Saint Cecilia Elementary School was founded in 1955 and continues to offer pre-kindergarten through fifth grade…More children a well-rounded academic curriculum based on its mission statement: "Fostering the growth of lifelong learners who strive for academic excellence within a loving, Christian community." In addition to academic courses such as math, language arts, science history, Saint Cecilia also provides students with various music and computer enrichment programs as well as athletic programs. Students are also given the opportunity to learn Spanish, French and Italian through an after-school extracurricular program.
Roxbury Elementary School 751 W Hill Rd, Stamford, CT06902 With its motto being "We all do better when we ALL do better!", Roxbury Elementary School has been a prominent, positive…More feature in Stamford's Westover/North Stamford section since its humble beginnings in the early 1800s as a one-room, one-teacher school. Now sitting at the corner of Roxbury and Westhill roads (across the street from Westhill High School) on 17 acres of land, the school (with Gloria Manna as principal) has approximately 700 students and 100 faculty members.
Springdale Elementary School 1127 Hope St, Stamford, CT06907 Opened in 1855, Springdale Elementary School serves students in grades K-5 living in the Springdale section of Stamford.…More Located on Hope Street, Springdale offers its students a wide variety of extracurricular activities through various partnerships with local organizations in addition to a quality academic curriculum. Students are exposed to dance, music and biology with the help of Pitney Bowes Corporation, Soundwaters, Norwalk Maritime Aquarium, Connecticut Ballet and Metropolitan Dance. The school is also the home of the Springdale Little League baseball field.
Holy Spirit School 403 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT06903 Holy Spirit School, located in North Stamford, is a private preschool and elementary school that strives for academic…More excellence in a Catholic community. Founded in 1964, Holy Spirit is operated under the Diocese of Bridgeport, and offers Fairfield County students in grades pre-K through 5 a nurturing environment in which to learn and practice Christian values. Students are exposed to language arts, math, science, religion, physical education, and computer and library skills. Special programs, such as extended hours, summer camp and First Friday Mass, are also available. Holy Spirit School shares its campus with Holy Spirit Parish.
Located in the Cove neighborhood, K.T. Murphy is one of 12 public elementary schools serving the city of Stamford.…More The goal of KT Murphy, which serves grades K-5, is "to create a learning environment that encourages and enables each individual to reach his/her academic, social and emotional potential." The school follows the Responsive Classroom philosophy, which focuses on respecting the children and in turn having them respect each other.</p>
<p>K.T. Murphy, which was originally known as the "Cove School" has been serving the city for over 100 years and is named after Katherine T. Murphy, who was hired as a teacher at the school in 1893 and went on to become principal of the school in 1913. She continued to serve as principal until her retirement in 1948.</p>
Waterside School 535 Fairfield Ave, Stamford, CT06902 Founded in 2001, Waterside School is an independent co-educational school located on the South End of the city. Serving…More students in grades K-5, Waterside has a mission to "provide children too often underserved access to opportunities for educational and personal excellence and to prepare them, in time, for positions of leadership and responsibility." Because parents are only required to pay a tuition that their income can handle, Waterside thrives through donations and collaborations with various partners to ensure that its students thrive.
Known as "the green school for global citizens," Rogers International School is one of four magnet elementary schools…More serving Stamford, as well as students from Darien, Norwalk, Weston, Ridgefield and Monroe. All students come into Rogers through a lottery conducted by the Stamford Public Schools.</p>
<p>Rogers is an authorized International Baccalaureate Program school with a mission "to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect." The school's curriculum offers a strong focus on areas such as environmental studies and foreign language instruction, in an atmosphere that encourages students to ask challenging questions.</p>
<p>In 2009, Rogers moved into a new 105,000-square-foot building award-winning energy-saving features. The school currently has classes for students in kindergarten though sixth grade, but by the 2011-12 school year, Rogers will also have classes for seventh and eighth graders.</p>
Julia A. Stark School, located in the Glenbrook section of Stamford, is one of the 12 elementary schools serving the…More city. Known as a "true neighborhood" school, Stark has a mission to "educate all students to become responsible and productive learners." Stark serves a very diverse group of students where 28 languages and numerous nationalities are represented.</p>
<p>Stark provides students in grades K - 5 with a comprehensive curriculum that includes math, reading and science. It also participates in the Stamford Public Schools' Before School Care (ROSCCO) program. The campus includes a cafeteria, gym, auditorium and a media center.</p>
<p>Stark opened 83 years ago as an expansion of Glenbrook School on Crescent Street, which now is the site of the Glenbrook Community Center. It was named after Julia A. Stark, who taught in Stamford schools for nearly 50 years.</p>
The Long Ridge School 478 Erskine Rd, Stamford, CT06903 Founded in 1938, The Long Ridge School is an independent school in North Stamford that offers students in pre- nursery…More school through grade 5 a private education in a smaller classroom setting. Each grade is divided into two-year age groupings so that students spend two years with the same teacher as opposed to one, thus offering more individualized instruction and attention. Spanish language education begins in kindergarten and students are also exposed to numerous math, science, art and computer classes. Long Ridge is situated on 14 acres of land that include a playground, two athletic fields, a garden and three pools.
Bi-Cultural Day School 2186 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT06903 With its mission of "teaching minds, touching hearts," Bi-Cultural Day School offers over 400 students in grades pre-k…More through 8 a combination of secular and Jewish classes. Founded in 1956, Bi-Cultural Day School offers classes in language arts, social studies and art in addition to Hebrew immersion and Jewish cultural studies classes. Scholarships are available to students that qualify—the school provides over $1 million in scholarships each year.
The Mead School is an independent and progressive childcare center and school for children ages 2 through grade 8.…More Founded in 1969, Mead combines a traditional academic curriculum with expressive arts in order to allow children "to create a personally meaningful life."</p>
<p>The childcare program is open from September to August and accommodates children from six weeks to 5 years. Full-time and part-time options are available. The elementary/middle school offers half-day classes for children ages 2 and 3 and a full-day academic program for grades K through 8.</p>
<p>Mead recently started a My Child and Me program, which offers enrichment classes that foster interaction and bonding between parent and child. Classes are held once a week during a six-week session.</p>
Our Lady Star of the Sea School 1170 Shippan Ave, Stamford, CT06902 Located on Shippan Avenue's waterfront, Our Lady Star of the Sea School has a culturally diverse student body—and…More is all about, as its motto says, "charting your child's course in academia and faith." The school, which teaches students from pre-K to 5<sup>th</sup> grade, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and has a rigorous curriculum that includes religion, reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, science, computer literacy, art, music and physical education.
The Children's School 118 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT06903 The Children's School in North Stamford offers a Montessori-based program that aims to helps students explore their…More skills and interact in social situations. The Children's School operates as a modern one-room schoolhouse where students in preschool through third grade are encouraged to approach educational materials independently. Children rotate between group and individual lessons, which cover all major subjects including language arts, math, reading, science and social studies. Teachers also rotate between groups depending on the needs of the students. The school provides numerous activities, including an after-school program for children and a lecture series for parents.
Grace Christian School 602 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT06905 Founded in 1999, Grace Christian School offers a comprehensive education to students in kindergarten through 7th grade…More with its mission of "growing children through Christ-centered academic excellence." Housed in — but not affiliated with — Stamford Baptist Church, Grace also offers an array of extracurricular activities and resources that help its students excel in a positive environment. Each family with children enrolled at Grace are obligated to volunteer 30 hours of their time each year to help keep school activities running smoothly.
Canaan Ridge School 2810 Long Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT06903 Founded in 1977 and located in North Stamford, The Canaan Ridge School offers a private-school education for students in…More nursery school through second grade. Canaan Ridge uses the Montessori method and offers its students science, art and music classes as well as an early start in French and Mandarin. The school is equipped with a playground, pool and a small computer area, and is open during the summer for camp. Canaan Ridge is also involved in Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots program, which inspires children to become aware of, and active in environmental issues affecting their communities.
Our Lady of Grace Preschool & Kindergarten 635 Glenbrook Rd, Stamford, CT06906 Operated by The Sisters, Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts, since 1962, Our Lady of Grace Preschool…More & Kindergarten provides children ages 3 to 6 with a quality early education in a religious setting, as well as a nurturing environment that working parents can depend on. The daily schedule includes structured work periods, music, outdoor playground activities and nap time. Students are also taught proper health and work habits. Our Lady of Grace also offers a summer camp for girls in grades 1 through 8. The Sisters, Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts, also operate Villa Divino Amore Nursery School on Hope Street and other schools in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Stamford School Readiness Program 184 Bedford St, Stamford, CT06901 The Stamford School Readiness Program strives to ensure that children enter kindergarten with the skills necessary for…More success in elementary school. To support this goal, the program provides parents and students workshops on nutrition and physical and academic abilities. The program's website includes a list of skills that each student should have before entering elementary school, such as counting to 10, recognizing shapes, knowing parts of the body and being able to play with other children. This program provides students with the essential tools for success both in and out of school.
Northrop Baseball League 35 Crescent St, Stamford, CT06906 With management offices in the Glenbrook Community Center, the Northrop Baseball League offers baseball and softball…More programming for players of all ages and abilities. The home field is located next to the Julia Stark Elementary School on the corner of Glenbrook Road and Scofield Avenue. Details regarding upcoming seasons, registration and league history are available on the <a href="http://www.northropbaseball.com/">website</a>.
Villa Maria School, located in North Stamford, is a coeducational Catholic school for children with learning…More disabilities. Founded in 1962 by the Bernadine Franciscan Sisters, Villa Maria provides children in kindergarten through grade 9 with a curriculum that includes small classes and individualized instruction.</p>
<p>Children are placed in classes by age rather than disability, so once their performance has improved, they can easily assimilate back into the school of their choice. All Villa Maria teachers are state-certified in special education and students throughout Fairfield and Westchester counties and beyond can attend. Students are encouraged to participate in numerous extracurricular activities including sports, chess and the annual school musical.</p>
Founded in 1861, Turn of River Presbyterian Church serves a congregation of 50 members and offers a Sunday worship…More service and various music and youth programs.</p>
<p>Headed by James K. Mahan, Turn of River has created a unique way to teach its younger members about the Bible. The Presbyterian Puppet Players features elementary and middle school students performing puppet shows to present a religious message. The Presbyterian Women's Organization holds an annual Hollyfair during the first weekend of December on the church grounds where handmade crafts and ornaments can be purchased.</p>
<p>Turn of River also shares its buildling with Steps Dance Studio, a for-profit dance school for elementary and middle school children.</p>