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

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based Learning Differences, Dyslexia, Nonverbal learning disabilities, Executive Functioning
Year Founded2007
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students120 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Winston Preparatory School CT Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMichelle Rolfe
Admissions AssociateDanielle Hawaux

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsBasketballBasketball

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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