- 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 Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Total Students||175 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
|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|
|Total Sports Offered||3 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Soccer, SoftballBasketball, Soccer,
|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,
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org RSVP for this event or to schedule a private tour.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
NewtownGrades: NS-8 | 125 students
40 Dodgingtown Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
New Preston Marble DaleGrades: PK-8 | 252 students
240 Litchfield Tpke
New Preston Marble Dale, CT 06777
DanburyGrades: PK-8 | 210 students
44a Shelter Rock Rd
Danbury, CT 06810
91 Miry Brook Rd
Danbury, CT 06810
PawlingGrades: PK-8 | 128 students
64 E Main St
Pawling, NY 12564
Wonderful place! Involved parents and nice environment. Lots of extra things the children get exposed to.
- Posted by Parent - janeb
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 - helen
April 21, 2017
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