Eagle Hill Southport School

214 Main Street
Southport, CT 06890-0649
Tel: (203)254-2044
Grades: K-8 | 100 students
Eagle Hill Southport School is a progressive, independent school for children ages 6-15 with language-based learning differences and ADHD. Built on a foundation of evidence and research, EHSS is a transitional program.
It aims to remediate such students so they can succeed in mainstream environments.
Our whole-child approach reawakens students' love of learning, resiliency, and sense of possibilities.
And when we reach and teach the student, we often find the experience transforms the whole family.
Our vision is a world where people with language-based learning differences and ADHD are embraced for their strength and potential. .

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 100 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $50,400
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Samantha Berg


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

School Notes

  • Eagle Hill Southport School's mission is to provide transformative educational experiences that have lifelong impact on our students as well as thought leadership that engages the learning differences community.
  • The 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.
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