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An independent day school educating students PreK-Grade 12

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Private Preschool-Grade 12 Education near New Canaan, CT

King Prepares Fairfield County Students For Success in College and Beyond

King School is located in Stamford, however many students come from New Canaan and surrounding areas as we're located just minutes away from New Canaan. One of the many benefits of a King education is the ability to meet and learn with students from over 40 different towns. Families from towns like New Canaan and others help add to our diverse and growing community.

Students at the King School rise through 14 years of learning, education, and growth. Beginning in preschool and kindergarten, students progress through:

Among the benefits that our private school offers New Canaan students, being part of a community where students become agents in their own learning. When students are exploring, reflecting, questioning, evaluating, and making connections — and teachers are creating and guiding these moments of discovery — students are truly learning. This is what King calls inquiry-based learning, and it is what students do at every grade level and in every discipline. Fairfield county students have the opportunity to research, experiment, develop new skills, work together on projects and find their passions.

Students are prepared for college throughout all 4 years of their private high school education. Our dedicated college counselors help each individual student reflect on their college ambitions and prepare to evaluate colleges, visit colleges, pursue a relevant standardized testing strategy, create a thoughtful application, and make a final decision on the best fit college. Many of our New Canaan students continue on to top colleges across the east coast and throughout the country. At King School, we believe each student deserves to pursue their passions in an environment that is challenging, scholarly, and the best fit for them. The world is rapidly changing; no one knows what the future will bring, but King graduates will be ready – ready to succeed and better prepared to better the world!

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"King has an amazing academic program within a kind, collaborative, and supportive environment. When we first visited the classrooms, we were so impressed with how engaged the students and teachers were. We loved both the look and feel of the campus and coming from an international school in London, we appreciated the diversity of the student body. Our three children, Thomas '20, Catherine '20, and Elizabeth '23, have developed wonderful relationships with teachers and administrators which have made a real difference in their growth as students and young adults. Our kids have had exceptional athletic experiences with coaches who have brought out the best in them as athletes and competitors. The school spirit is off the charts and totally contagious. For us as parents, we have been impressed with the wonderful community of families; some of our best friends are fellow King parents. King is a school that will challenge your child and bring out his or her best. The teachers at King really know their students. The community is very welcoming and the education is top-notch."

Lynn and Tom King of New Canaan, CT

How to get to King School from New Canaan, CT

By Car:

  • Head west on CT-124 N/Elm St toward Park St
  • Take Weed St to Frogtown Rd
  • Take Ponus Ridge Rd to Davenport Ridge Rd
  • Follow Newfield Avenue south to King School

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