Somers Academy - The Grammar School

Po Box 443 41 School Street
Somersville, CT 06072
Tel: (860)749-5933
Grades: PK-6 | 70 students
We strive to create the perfect elementary school.
To this end, we will balance our high academic expectations of students with a positive school environment promoting mutual respect between all people, thereby maximizing our ability to develop accomplished students as well as exemplary citizens.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Somers Academy - The Grammar School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $14,900
Tuition Notes Pre-k 3 Half day $3500 4 Half Day $4500 5 Half day $5500 3 Full day $7000 4 Full day $8000 5 Full day $9000 Kindergarten Full Day $10900 1st $13900 2nd-6th $14,900
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Antonia Chagnon


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Athletic Club, Lego Club, Piano Instruction, Theatre Club/ Musical Productions, Zumbatomics Athletic Club, Lego Club, Zumbatomics, Piano Instruction,
Theatre Club/ Musical Productions,

School Notes

  • Special Subject Classes Ages 3 through 6th
  • Technology using MacBooks And iPads
  • Science
  • Foreign Language
  • FIne Arts 
  • Music Theory/ Performance
  • Physical Education/Health

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is The Learning Center (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Seed Christian Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Independent Day School (4.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Manchester
    Grades: KG-7 | 22 students
    0 miles
    Po Box 968
    Manchester, CT 06045
  • Cromwell
    The Learning Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 88 students
    1.6 miles
    60 Hicksville Rd
    Cromwell, CT 06416
  • Cromwell
    Cromwell KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.4 miles
    146 Berlin Rd.
    Cromwell, CT 06416
  • Middletown
    St Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 214 students
    2.5 miles
    87 S Main St
    Middletown, CT 06457
  • Middletown
    St. Sebastian School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
    3 miles
    61 Durant Ter
    Middletown, CT 06457

School Reviews

I am thoroughly pleased with the Somers Academy. My son is engaged, thriving and in a community that he can call his own. His teacher is compassionate and academically challenging. His exposure to spanish, science, music, and art has brought his spark for learning back to full speed.
- Posted by Parent, 02/17/13
Dedicated teachers that provide differentiated instruction to meet the individual needs of the students is unparalleled. The school is maintained to high expectations and provides age appropriate equipment for students to meet the needs of the 3 year old as well as the 6th grader. The arts are a vital piece of their education and they promote a well balance of rigor appropriate for the different ages. Both my sons have enjoyed their experience so far at Somers Academy!
- Posted by Parent, 01/31/13
Friendly, smart teachers willing to work with great kids-students. School is very clean and has plenty of space for indoors and outdoors activities.Good food in cafeteria with great choices. Excellent school. My daughter loves it!
- Posted by Parent, 02/28/12

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The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $12,465 for elementary schools and $31,737 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Connecticut is 70% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).