Pierrepont School

1 Sylvan Rd N,
Westport, CT, 06880-0203
Tel: (203)226-1891
Pierrepont School is a small, independent, co-educational elementary and high school based in westport,connecticut.
Founded in 1999, the school moved into its current building on Sylvan Road in the fall of 2002.
The school enrolls students from kindergarten through high school ages.
Pierrepont seeks students who are academically motivated and engaged and who can participate successfully in a demanding curriculum.
Chronological age serves as a tentative guide for placement that is answerable to the variegations in academic skills, needs and maturity among children.
The schedule allows for individualized placement as students are departmentalized from the earliest ages.
As a result, even the youngest students have classes with teachers who are specialists in their disciplines, although they also spend significant time in a homeroom under the care of a master teacher and an associate teacher.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Pierrepont School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Winston Preparatory School- Norwalk (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Landmark Of Ridgefield Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Parkway Christian Academy (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Westport Landmark Of Ridgefield Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    11 Burr Rd
    Westport , CT , 06880
    (203)226-6982
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  182  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Westport
    The Learning Community Day School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    90 Hillspoint Rd
    Westport , CT , 06880
    (203)227-8394
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.5  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Norwalk The Winston Preparatory School- Norwalk
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    57 West Rocks Road
    Norwalk , CT , 06851
    (203)-22-9-0465
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    2.2  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Norwalk
    Parkway Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Po Box 2149
    Norwalk , CT , 06852
    (203)847-9566
    (Assembly of God)
    2.2  mi  |  73  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Westport Seton Academy    
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    47 Long Lots Rd
    Westport , CT , 06880
    (203)341-4500
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    2.2  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  5-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 21, 2013 - I very much agree with the review above. I have two children at the school and both are blossoming while getting an wonderful education - top-notch academics (classic liberal arts), plus great arts. I''m very impressed by the graduates I''ve been exposed to over the years. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended September 08, 2012 - An extraordinary, somewhat quirky school for gifted and super-gifted kids. Pierrepont has an unusual classical curriculum, staff who are expert in their fields and who teach at the grad school level - even for kindergardeners. No Xmas pageant, lip synch talent shows, nutcracker ballets, PTO, teaching to the test, meaningless homework, organized athletics, teachers union or education majors trying to teach algebra. Yes african dance, greek, latin, manderin, ancient history, classics, art by an artist, dance by a coreographer and science by a scientist. Results = world class achievement, almost every graduate has gotten into the first choice, first tier college. Pierrepont is education without the bake sale or cheerleading squad. - Posted by Parent

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