Pierrepont School

1 Sylvan Rd N,
Westport, CT, 06880-0203
     Tel: (203)226-1891
Grades: K - 12 | 60 students
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 Nonsectarian
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
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

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 Landmark Of Ridgefield Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WestportLandmark Of Ridgefield Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    11 Burr Rd
    WestportCT06880
    (203)226-6982
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.4 mi | 23 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • WestportThe Learning Community Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    90 Hillspoint Rd
    WestportCT06880
    (203)227-8394
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.5 mi | 11 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • NorwalkThe Winston Preparatory School- Norwalk
    Special Education School
    57 West Rocks Road
    NorwalkCT06851
    (203)-22-9-0465
    Special Education School
    2.2 mi | 72 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • NorwalkWinston Preparatory School
    Special Education School
    57 W Rocks Rd
    NorwalkCT06851
    (203)229-0465
    Special Education School
    2.2 mi | 91 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • WestportSeton Academy
    Special Education School  (Roman Catholic)
    47 Long Lots Rd
    WestportCT06880
    (203)341-4506
    Special Education School  (Roman Catholic)
    2.2 mi | 14 students | Gr. 7-12                      

School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
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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