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The Pinnacle School enables students in grades 2-12 with complex learning challenges and secondary co-occurring needs to thrive through small class sizes, individualized academic programming, active problem-solving, and relationship building.
Located in Stamford, Connecticut, 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 (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Enrollment: 63 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $101,975
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language-based, NLVD, other specific learning disabilities
Year Founded
2011
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
63 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 29%
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.
Summer Program Cost
$7,100
Admissions Director
Sunan Jones

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Dungeons and Dragons Club, Newspaper Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Music

School Notes

  • The Pinnacle School enables students in grades 2-12 with complex learning challenges and secondary co-occurring needs to thrive through small class sizes, individualized academic programming, 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 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 complex learning profiles and may be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Specific Learning Disabilities, Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorders (SCD), and/or mild, level 1 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Pinnacle School cost?

The Pinnacle School's tuition is approximately $101,975 for private students and $7,100 for summer students.

When is the application deadline for The Pinnacle School?

The application deadline for The Pinnacle School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Enrollment: 63 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $101,975
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Fairfield County, CT is $19,830 for elementary schools and $29,356 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fairfield County, CT is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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