King School unlocks the power of wonder. It begins with students becoming agents in their own learning.
When students are exploring, questioning, making connections, - and teachers are creating these moments of discovery - students are truly learning.
This is what King students experience at every grade level and in every discipline.
From the wide variety of active, immersive learning experiences to intentional efforts to reach each and every child, King students embrace learning in a diverse community where multiple backgrounds and perspectives are celebrated.
By the time they graduate, students didn`t just learn, they learned how to learn.
King graduates leave school full of possibility ready to succeed and better prepared to better the world.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 13 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1865
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
707 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
142 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
87%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
27 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
2-D Art and Design, 3-D Art and Design, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language, Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, French Language and Culture, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, U.S. History, World History: Modern
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 13 / rolling
Tuition Notes
To learn more and see fees per grade, visit: www.kingschoolct.org
Summer Program Cost Notes
See website for fees per program.
% on Financial Aid
18%
Admissions Director
Nina Newman

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
42 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Canstruction, Chinese Club, Community Service Projects, Debate Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, French Club, HOPE (Helping Other People Excel), King Ambassadors, KSPCA (King's Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Math Team, Milestone/Spectrum, Model UN, Music Club, Reselling/Resale Club, Robotics Club, Rocketry Club, Socrates Cafe, Stamford PEACE, STEM Club, Student Activities, Student Council, Yearbook, Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Design Technology, Drawing and Painting, Instrumental Music, Music Appreciation Club, Music Songwriters Club, Project Music, Public Speaking, Theater, Theatre Club, Vocal Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance, Fitness, Strength and Conditioning, Swimming, Yoga

School Notes

  • At King School, we don`t believe the smartest person in the room is the one with all the answers, it`s the one with all the questions. We welcome the curious ones - the ones who aren`t afraid to ask why, to try something new, to get it wrong before they get it right. We look for open minds and courageous thinking.
  • We believe in the power of wonder. This begins with students becoming agents in their own learning. When students are exploring, reflecting, questioning, evaluating, making connections - and teachers are creating and guiding these moments of discovery - students are truly learning. This is what we call inquiry-based learning, and it is what we do at King at every grade level and in every discipline. 
  • Our students develop a research mindset and apply that approach to all subject matters. From discovering the world around them in Prekindergarten to crafting complex and multidisciplinary senior projects, King students embrace learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. 
  • Every aspect of the King experience prioritizes and optimizes engagement - from the wide variety of active, immersive learning experiences to intentional efforts to reach each and every student. True engagement at King is the entire community`s commitment to excellence in learning. 
  • We believe in the power of community. A community that celebrates multiple backgrounds and perspectives. We learn from one another and become stronger together. Our students come from 40 different towns. We are a global community with more than 70 countries represented. There is no one type of student at King. Our students have multiple interests and our school offers opportunities to explore them. 
  • We know that wondering minds go further. By the time they graduate, our students have more than learned, they learned how to learn. The world is rapidly changing; we might not know what the future will bring, but we know we`ll be ready ready to succeed and better prepared to better the world!
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 13 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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