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Connecticut Friends School

Connecticut Friends School is a preschool to 8th grade independent day school for children ages 2 to 14 years located on 5 wooded acres in Wilton, CT.  Our elementary and middle school programs feature mixed-age classrooms from Kindergarten to 8th grade. Friends Nursery School offers a drop-off program for 2 year olds plus a blended classroom for 3 and 4 year olds. The school also hosts the CFS Early Childhood and Family Center which offers classes for parents, newborns, infants and toddlers.  Highlights are: 

• Small class sizes and impressive student:teacher ratio at every grade level
• Emphasis on community building, peaceful conflict resolution
• Ability to customize educational plans
Serious work in a joyous atmosphere as a result of rigorous, progressive, child centered, experiential curriculum taught by experienced teachers
• Engaged parent body: members of the CFS community are encouraged to volunteer at this small private school
• Beautiful New England campus where a classical education is offered in an idyllic, camp-like setting
• Outdoor education program fosters daily connection to nature and environmental awareness
• Outstanding academics in combination with rich art and music curriculum
• Foundation of Friends values (“Quaker SPICES”): 
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Our developmentally appropriate, integrated, project-based curriculum, which caters to all learning styles, keeps every child engaged in the learning process.
We believe that every child should feel welcome each day with a warm handshake and smile.  Our Co-Heads and Administrators greet all of our students so they feel a sense of belonging, support and safety.  Watch this video to see our CFS morning routine.


*Connecticut Friends School is accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and Friends Council on Education (FCE).

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