Fraser Woods Montessori School

173 S Main St,
Newtown, CT, 06470-0647
Tel: (203)426-3390
Grades: NS - 8 | 175 students
Founded in 1968 as Newtown Montessori School.
The Fraser-Woods School is accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and approved by the state.
A member of the Educational Review Board and Montessori Schools of Connecticut and affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS).

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 175 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade  Fraser  Woods Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes varies by program level
Admissions Director Alison Kistner


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, SoftballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Tae kwon do, French Club, Chinese Class, Extended Work Day, Suzuki Music Class Tae kwon do, French Club, Chinese Class, Extended Work Day,
Suzuki Music Class,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 05/17/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Dominic''s Academy (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Learning Experience (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Learning Experience (1.1 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended June 25, 2013 - Wonderful place! Involved parents and nice environment. Lots of extra things the children get exposed to. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - Love this school and the Montessori philosophy! This is a beautiful way to learn and I have been fortunate to have found this for my two children. We''ve been here for 8 years - Posted by Parent

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