The Pinnacle School

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The Pinnacle School enables students with language-based learning differences to thrive through small class sizes, differentiated instruction, active problem-solving, and relationship building.
Located in Stamford, Connecticut, The Pinnacle School is a private special education day school for students in grades 2 through 12 with language-based learning differences. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and are a Connecticut state-approved special education school. Our students are both privately and district placed, and come from Connecticut and New York.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Students: 68 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $96,200
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language-based
Year Founded
2011
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$6,950

Student Body

Total Students
68 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
The Pinnacle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
88%
Average Class Size
4 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Please visit our website for more details.
Admissions Director
Sunan Jones

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
and Video editing are available., Art, Music

School Notes

  • The Pinnacle School enables students with language-based learning differences to thrive through small class sizes, differentiated instruction, active problem-solving, and relationship building.
  • Our Mission is to provide a safe and nurturing educational environment for students with unique learning profiles. Through individualized academic programming, active problem solving, and relationship building, students develop the skills necessary to become caring and compassionate friends, engaged members of their community, and resilient, lifelong learners.
  • The Pinnacle School is a private school for college-bound students in grades 2 through 12. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is a state-approved special education day school.  Our students are both privately and district placed and come from Connecticut and New York. Our students have unique learning profiles and may be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Specific Learning Disabilities, Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorders (SCD), and/or mild Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 
  • At The Pinnacle School, we focus on creating a caring community that supports students` academic and social-emotional development. At the heart of our program is an emphasis on building resilience, self-esteem and an enthusiasm for learning. We accomplish this by identifying students` strengths, creating opportunities for success, and building on these successes daily. Through these experiences, students begin to gain confidence, value their academic success and flourish.
  • Our approach is highly individualized and customized to each student`s unique learning profile. We use a collaborative approach that includes the student as an insightful member of his or her team. By doing so, they learn the important role they have in their own development, become effective self-advocates and reach their true potential.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Students: 68 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $96,200
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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