Easton Country Day School

660 Morehouse Road,
Easton, CT, 06612
Tel: (203)268-5530
Grades: PK - 12 | 223 students
Easton Country Day School, a coeducational Pre-K though 12, offers rigorous academics shaped to the individual child in a familial environment that encourages accomplishment, responsibility and acceptance of diversity.
We offer programs for the highly gifted, and we emphasize the fine arts.
ECDS teaches children how to learn, preparing them for life beyond school.
Our highly academic and intimate high school encourages students to chart their own course though their 4 years, incorporating local colleges and internships into their program.  Our Ryan School Division admits children needing special education.  MEMBER: CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Our Ryan School division supports many learning differences.
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 223 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Easton Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Formal dress for special occasions)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $17,000
Tuition Notes high school is $27,000 Gifted programing is $27,000
% on Financial Aid 18%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,500
Admissions Director Suellen Inwood
Admissions Associate Chris Quirk, High School Head

School Notes:

    • Easton Country Day School, a coeducational elementary school, offers rigorous academics shaped to the individual child in a familial environment that encourages accomplishment, responsibility and acceptance of diversity. We offer programs for the highly gifted, and we emphasize the fine arts. ECDS teaches children how to learn, preparing them for life beyond school.
    • We offer an extraordinary program for gifted students. Using educational techniques that include vertical integration, individualized programming, enhanced curriculum, and problem solving orientation, we provide exceptional learning for the very gifted and talented student. Students are often gifted in specific areas. We can accommodate these children by addressing their individual strengths, while allowing them to grow emotionally and socially at their appropriate age level. Our programs are tailored to individually accommodate each gifted child in all areas of study, as well as in the arts.
    • Individually developed programs taught in a safe and caring environment.
    • ECDS now has a small high school for intellectually capable students who are looking for a small, friendly environment.
    • Our high school applies research based practices to deliver a 21st century education.
    • The State of Connecticut (in an unsolicited endorsement) commended Easton Country Day School "for its warm and nurturing environment… its attention to individual needs through integrated studies and multi-age groupings." Easton Country Day School is an accredited member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools.
    • Programs for the highly gifted with accelerated academics and age appropriate social interaction
    • Individually developed programs taught in a safe and caring environment
    • The values of responsibility, integrity, and respect are stressed.
    • Before and after school care is available.
    • We also offer day care for ages 3 months and up.

    Profile last updated: 07/31/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame Catholic High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Theresa School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Family School (3.7 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended August 30, 2014 - ECDS is a magical school, able to reach students of all capability levels, and has an unbelievable faculty and student culture of caring and nurturing. The teachers and administrators are the souls of professionalism and have a passion for teaching and reaching the students. They go above and beyond every day. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - This place delivered what it promised. My son was small and brilliant and bullied. They put him in classes that exactly suited him, and bullying is stopped as soon as it starts. I cannot over state our delight and relief! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended June 01, 2012 - I visited this school recently, and found it to be a very unique and loving environment for children. They have the ability to provide many things for children, such as programming for children with gifted tendencies, programming for special interests (music, science, business, etc.). I am especially impressed with the diversity of the school environment, which most private schools in the area do not provide. The children are taught to be respectful and supportive of each other, which was clearly evident when I saw the children interacting in the halls between class periods. Kindness, consideration, and respect is something you rarely find in a school environment. I highly recommend Easton Country Day School. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended June 01, 2012 - I am so glad we found ECDS! My son was bored and antsy and had every excuse to stay home. Here, he is excited to go, up before us, and it only took about 2 weeks of summer before he started asking to return. Nice kids, nice teachers, great education. - Posted by Parent

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