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

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

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports BasketballSoccerSoftballBasketballSoccer,
Softball

Extracurriculars

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:

  • Fraser-Woods Montessori School is an independent school for children 18 months to 8th grade. A Montessori education embraces the whole child, the body as well as the mind. At Fraser-Woods, classes in art, music, physical education, language and technology complement the main subject areas of traditional learning and support the annual Cultural Program which gives students an opportunity to work hands-on in the arts.  Past Cultural Program themes include dance, opera, storytelling, and Shakespeare and have helped students to develop a deep appreciation of the richness of many cultures. A Montessori education at Fraser-Woods School includes a challenging curriculum encouraging competent, responsible, adaptive citizens who are lifelong learners and problem solvers. Our goal is to stir your child’s passion for asking questions about their world.  That curiosity allows him/her to go beyond set limits and provides opportunities for advanced discovery and the pursuit of their full potential.  Now accepting applications for September 2012-June 2013 school year. Private tours are also available by appointment. Please contact Alison Kistner in the Office of Admissions 203-426-3390 ext 305 or alison@fraserwoods.comto RSVP for this event or to schedule a private tour. 

  • Profile last updated: 05/17/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Colonial Hills Christian Academy (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Rose Of Lima School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Rose Of Lima School (2.5 miles away)
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  • Newtown St. Rose Of Lima School
    (Roman Catholic)
    40 Church Hill Road
    Newtown , CT , 06470
    (203)426-5102
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.5  mi  |  376  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Sandy Hook Wesley Learning Center
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    92 Church Hill Rd
    Sandy Hook , CT , 06482
    (203)426-6149
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    2.7  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Newtown Housatonic Valley Waldorf School
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    40 Dodgingtown Rd
    Newtown , CT , 06470
    (203)364-1113
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    3.7  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
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    (203)261-6330
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    (203)261-3619
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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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