The Independent Day School

115 Laurel Brook Road,
Middlefield, CT, 06455-0645
Tel: (860)347-7235
Grades: NS - 8 | 157 students
The Independent Day School's mission is to guide young people toward high standards of scholarship and citizenship, an appreciation of the arts, and sound physical, social and intellectual growth in a nurturing environment.
We encourage our students to develop a sense of curiosity, and to display empathy and respect for one another.
We value hard work, the rewards of self-discipline, and the excitement of discovery.Our intent is to create responsible citizens for a diverse and changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Programs Supported Tutorial support is available to students including those with mild learning differences
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 157 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Independent Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 54%
Average Class Size 11 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Neat and clean)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,500
Tuition Notes The above tuition is an average of the tuition costs for Beginners (three-year-old program) through grade eight
% on Financial Aid 38%
Average Financial Aid Grant $8,400
Acceptance Rate 58%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Robin Nichols


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Dance, Debate Club, Drama, Interact Club- A Social Service Club, Music, Student Government, Student Newspaper Band, Dance, Debate Club, Drama, Music, Interact Club- A Social Service Club,
Student Government,
Student Newspaper,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 02/11/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mercy High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gianelli's Early Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gianelli's Early Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
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