Eagle Hill - Southport

214 Main Street,
Southport, CT, 06890-0649
Tel: (203)254-2044
Eagle Hill-Southport is a school designed for bright, capable students experiencing academic difficulties because of a specific learning disability.
The school offers these children a chance to develop a foundation of academic competence, enhance their self-esteem, and interact successfully with their peers.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 9
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.: 21%

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.

Nearby 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)
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