The Country School

341 Opening Hill Road
Madison, CT 06443-0644
     Tel: (203)421-3113
        
   
Grades: NS - 8 | 242 students
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At The Country School, we are committed to creating an environment which is both academically challenging and responsive to the social and emotional needs of growing children.
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Encouraging close relationships among students and teachers and cooperation between home and school, we foster a feeling of family.
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The school community strives to nurture each child, valuing his or her unique gifts in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
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The traditional disciplines of reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, and foreign language form the core of our academic program.
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Because we seek to educate the whole child, the school is also committed to a vital arts program, strong offerings in physical education, and challenging opportunities for individual growth.
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Our teaching is spirited and promotes active learning.
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We provide experiences which are sensitive to different learning styles and stages of development.
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We guide students to discover their own strengths and develop confidence in their abilities to learn.
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Our program is rich and flexible, offering many pathways to success.
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We recognize our responsibility to prepare students to meet not just academic challenges, but personal and ethical ones as well.
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Our faculty provides leadership for character development, guiding students toward self-reliance.
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We encourage our students to look beyond themselves, to work cooperatively with others, and to serve their communities and the larger world.
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We expect much of our students, because we believe they have much to give.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 242 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade The Country School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 55%
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 15%
Admissions Director Claire Kinkade

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, TennisBaseballBasketball,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Tennis

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grove School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Shoreline Christian School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Madison (2.2 miles away)
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  • MadisonThe Shoreline Christian School
      (Christian)
    1185 Durham Road
    MadisonCT 06443
    (203)421-4626
      (Christian)
    1.8 mi | 51 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • MadisonMontessori School Of Madison
    Montessori School
    213 Green Hill Road
    MadisonCT 06443
    (203)245-1635
    Montessori School
    2.2 mi | 23 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • MadisonMadison School For Young Children
    Daycare / Preschool
    42 Old Post Rd
    MadisonCT 06443
    (203)245-3414
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.9 mi | 79 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • MadisonGrove School
    Special Education School
    175 Copse Rd
    MadisonCT 06443
    (203)245-2778
    Special Education School
    2.9 mi | 110 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Madison Our Lady Of Mercy School
      (Roman Catholic)
    149 Neck Rd
    MadisonCT 06443
    (203)245-4393
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.7 mi | 216 students | Gr. K-9                      

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