Villa Maria Education Center

  • Villa Maria makes success a reality for emotionally sound bright students who are motivated to learn but have not met the demands of the assigned curriculum in their regular classrooms.
  • The program emphasizes the mastery of reading, writing, and mathematics skills necessary for academic achievement and a return to a mainstream setting.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADHD, Dyslexia, Language Based Disorders, Non-Verbal Learning Disability, Disorder of Written Expression, Math Disability
Year Founded1962

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeVilla Maria Education Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Average Class Size4 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$44,000
Tuition NotesThere is financial aid based on need available.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$15,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMary A. Tynan
Admissions AssociateMary Ann Guglielmo

School Notes

  • - All teachers have Connecticut State Certification in Special Education. - Villa Maria has been accredited as a school for students with learning disabilities by the Connecticut State Department of Education since 1980. - Support staff includes a speech and language pathologist, social worker, librarian, and tutors. - Private pull-out sessions with experienced speech and language pathologists, and physical and occupational therapists, are also available.
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The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $15,665 for elementary schools and $31,005 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Connecticut is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).