Eagle Hill Southport School

214 Main Street
Southport, CT 06890-0649
Tel: (203)254-2044
Grades: 1-8 | 105 students
Eagle Hill Southport School is dedicated to creating an environment for LD and ADHD students that recognizes individual strengths, promotes independent thinking, develops self-esteem and self-advocacy, and supports a successful transition for continued academic achievement.
In our coeducational elementary, middle, and summer school programs in Southport, CT, students can safely take risks and are championed by a faculty that is student-focused and uses research and evidence-based approaches.
Through our teacher training, professional development, and community outreach programs, we inform families, educators, and other professionals on how to implement those practices in the lives of people with language-based learning differences and ADHD.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 1-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Language-based, ADHD
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 105 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $41,900
% on Financial Aid
19%
Admissions Director Carolyn Lavender

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SoccerSoftball,

School Notes:

  • The mission of Eagle Hill- Southport is to help children with learning disabilities develop a foundation of skills, gain an understanding of their abilities, and prepare for a more traditional program. The school emphasizes academic, social and athletic skill development and strives to prepare students to be independent learners and citizens. Each student's program is individualized and includes a mix of academic classes, tutorials and extracurricular activities that reflect the child's diagnosed needs and unique learning profile. Long term motivation, confidence building, advocacy skills and a strong work ethic are emphasized. The school serves as a resource for its current families and also the larger community through its summer school and tutoring services.

Profile last updated: 01/29/2016

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Giant Steps Connecticut (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Giant Steps Connecticut (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Giant Steps Connecticut (1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Southport
    Giant Steps Connecticut
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 34 students
    1 miles
    309 Barberry Rd
    Southport, CT 06890
    (203)254-3491
    1PK-12
    34
  • Fairfield
    Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
    1.2 miles
    1719 Post Road
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203)255-0556
    1.2PK-8
    432
  • Fairfield
    Grades: PK-6 | 71 students
    1.8 miles
    148 Beach Road
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203)254-8208
    1.8PK-6
    71
  • Fairfield
    Fairfield College Preparatory
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 904 students
    2.4 miles
    1073 N Benson Rd
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203)254-4200
    2.49-12
    904
  • Westport
    Seton Academy
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 18 students
    2.5 miles
    47 Long Lots Rd
    Westport, CT 06880
    (203)341-4506
    2.57-12
    18

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