Winston Preparatory School CT

Winston Prep is a co-ed day school with campuses in New York City, Norwalk, CT, Whippany, NJ, and Dix Hills, Long Island. We provide an individualized education for 4th through 12th grade students with learning differences such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, expressive or receptive language disorders and attention deficit problems.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 4-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language-based Learning Differences, Dyslexia, Nonverbal learning disabilities, Executive Functioning
Year Founded
2007
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
120 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Winston Preparatory School CT Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Michelle Rolfe
Admissions Associate
Danielle Hawaux

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
"Be Kind" Bulldogs, Board Games, Coding Club, Community Service at Carousel Kids, Community Service at Notre Dame, GLOW Club (Gay, Lesbian, or Whatever), Lego Creations, Magic Tricks, Movie Club, Study Hall, Winston Journal

Arts and Music Programs:
Free Draw, Intro to Performing Arts, Jam Sessions, Winston Prep Players (drama program)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Disc Golf/Frisbee Games, Fencing Club, Football, Golf Clinic, Running Club, Swimming, Wiffle Ball, Yoga, Zumba

School Notes

  • Winston Prep is a co-ed day school with campuses in New York City, Norwalk, CT, Whippany, NJ, and Dix Hills, Long Island. We provide an individualized education for 4th through 12th grade students with learning differences such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, expressive or receptive language disorders and attention deficit problems.
  • Our mission is to facilitate the independence of individuals with learning difficulties through assessment driven individualized education, research and outreach. Our unique model of education for the individual, designed to develop essential skills and challenge strengths, provides intensive skill remediation, while encouraging students to build independence, resilience, responsibility, self-awareness, and self-advocacy. Key to the development of each student is the focus on assessment-based remediation, our daily one-to-one Focus Program, a skill-based curriculum, small homogenous class groupings, an expert faculty, an emphasis on social-emotional development, and a supportive learning community. 
  • Educational programs at WPS center on facilitating the independence of students with learning difficulties through assessment driven individualized education. To achieve this mission, Winston`s curriculum focuses on skill-based learning with an underlying emphasis on social-emotional growth.  Small classes of 8-12 students help to create a comfortable learning environment and facilitate the individualization of course work. At the high school level, students with appropriate levels of skill mastery may participate in college courses. Ninety percent of graduates in the last five years have been accepted to college.

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