Lorraine D Foster Day School

  • Educational programming at LDFDS is State-Approved and teachers are certified in Special Education.
  • An individualized educational plan (IEP) is developed for each student and short-term objectives are reviewed 8 times a year.
  • Students receive 4 report cards and 4 progress reports. Parents are expected to attend at least 3 formal conferences a year.
  • The Lorraine D. Foster Day School provides an educational program that meets the sending school's requirements for high school graduation.
  • It is the school's mission to empower students, enabling them to function as competent, responsible individuals who possess the ability to enrich their own lives and to contribute to the betterment of the world-at-large.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12

Student Body

Total Students13 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Lorraine D Foster Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 59 students
    2.2 miles
    871 Prospect St
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203) 764-9314
    2.2 7-12
    59
  • Hamden
    Whitney Hall School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 63 students
    1.1 miles
    1400 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203) 248-2116
    1.1 2-12
    63
  • Cos Cob
    Grades: NS-12
    42.3 miles
    399 East Putnam Ave, 2nd Floor
    Cos Cob, CT 06807
    (203) 340-2914
    42.3 NS-12
    n/a
  • Hartford
    Grades: 6-12 | 232 students
    30.9 miles
    180 Bloomfield Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06105
    (860) 236-5618
    30.9 6-12
    232
  • Middlebury
    Westover School
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    All-girls
    Grades: 9-12 | 169 students
    15.7 miles
    1237 Whittemore Road
    Middlebury, CT 06762
    (203) 577-4521
    15.7 9-12
    169

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