Forman School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for bright students with identified learning differences.
Based on his or her unique learning profile, Forman develops the whole student so that every graduate becomes an educated, confident, self-advocate throughout life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 241 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $83,390
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Forman School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language-based, ADD/ADHD
Year Founded
1930
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$9,220
Summer Program Cost Notes
Tuition for 2021 Boarding - $9,220 Day - $7,510
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
241 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Forman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size
8 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Photography, Advanced Studio Art, Advanced Videography, Calculus I and II, Chemistry, Economics, English, History, Honors Algebra II, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, Thinking and Writing, Tropical Ecology Seminar
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(blue blazer, khaki pants and/or skirts, white button down dress shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition for 2021-2022: Boarding - $83,390 Day - $68,170
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$18,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jaime Feinman
Admissions Associate
Meredith Shafer
Endowment Size
$8 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Boat Building, Community Service, Jazz Band, Model UN, National Honor Society, Outdoor Leadership, Over 25 student-run clubs, Rock and Blues Band, Student Government, Theater Arts, Yearbook

School Notes

  • College Preparatory
  • Coed
  • Boarding & Day
  • 9th - 12th grade, PG year, Summer Program
  • For students with Dyslexia, ADHD, Executive Function issues
  • We do not serve students on the Autism spectrum
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 241 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $83,390
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Litchfield County, CT is $26,227 for elementary schools and $61,489 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Litchfield County, CT is 51% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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