Cold Spring School
Cold Spring School Photo #2 - All students from Preschool through Sixth Grade study Spanish at Cold Spring School. Other special areas are Fitness, Music, Art, and Tinkering (engineering, science, math, & design).
Cold Spring School Photo #3 - Wednesday All-School Meeting is a special time at Cold Spring School when all children, faculty, staff, and parents get together as a community to sing, recognize birthdays, and share news of projects classes are working on.
Cold Spring School Photo #4 - Cold Spring School in New Haven serves 140 boys and girls in Preschool through Sixth Grade.
Cold Spring School Photo #5 - At Cold Spring, we care about the social and emotional development in children as much as we care about academic learning. Respect, gratitude, compassion, empathy, and resilience form the core of our social and emotional curriculum.
JOYFUL LEARNING! Cold Spring School is a progressive, independent school that welcomes children from diverse backgrounds in multi-grade classrooms from preschool to sixth grade.
Small by design, Cold Spring serves about 145 students.
Children`s voices are heard and are integral in the process of learning, and a balance of collaboration and independence is intentionally fostered.
Teachers create vibrant learning environments where discovery, engagement, and kindness are valued.
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 140 students
- Yearly Tuition: $25,200
- Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
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Summer School Offered
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Finances and Admission
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Preschool Tuition $15,700 Tuition is inclusive of all books, supplies, and field trips.
% on Financial Aid
Total Sports Offered
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When we first visited Cold Spring School, we were amazed to see that children were empowered to ask questions, think creatively, and be active learners. Now that our daughter has attended Cold Spring for 5 years, we know firsthand that Cold Spring is also a kind, thoughtful, conscientious and generous community. It is a wonderful school.
As a parent and an educator, I have seen and been involved with many schools. I can state with great sincerity that Cold Spring School is a truly special place. While schools often like to use the term "community" when describing themselves, Cold Spring actually *lives* community. All children are known and listened to. Classes are multi-grade with two teachers each so differentiation is just the norm for Cold Spring students. It is recognized that children develop academically and socially at different rates and while there are clear benchmarks for each grade level, how a child reaches those benchmarks is an individual journey for each. One of my favorite things about the school is its emphasis on emotional intelligence/ the social curriculum. Children are taught to problem solve, take responsibility for themselves and their own learning and help their classmates do the same. The result-- a school where kids are kind and supportive to/of one another and the adults model inclusion, empathy, curiosity, and support. Cold Spring School is really a one-of-a-kind learning environment and I am so thankful that my children can spend their days of childhood here.
I have been trying to write a review for Cold Spring School for over a year. It is hard to put into words how wonderful this school is. I transferred my son here part way through his kindergarten year and he blossomed. From the master and associate teachers to the specialty areas to the staff you cannot find a more caring group of individuals who will help your child accomplish academic and social goals. I highly recommend visiting Cold Spring School so that you can experience it and see if it is right for your child.
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