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    Pierrepont School

    Details

    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day
    • Type: Private
    • Grades Offered: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Country: United States
    • High School Admission Test: ISEE
    • Tution Day: $45,500
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    Overview

    Pierrepont School is a small, independent, co-educational K-12 school based in Westport, Connecticut.

    Pierrepont School currently consists of 152 students in grades K–12, and 50 full- and part-time teachers, offering a student-to-faculty ratio of around 3:1. Classes, therefore, are small, and student schedules are individualized. Senior faculty members typically have post-graduate degrees from leading universities and are professionally active in their fields. The school seeks and supports teachers who bring into the classroom the same passion and rigor which they bring to the study of their own discipline. Starting at five years old, students are fully departmentalized and have a schedule that consists of English, history, math, science, and the first of a four year grammar/reading sequence that prepares the students to study foreign language. In the final year of the grammar sequence, students are offered the opportunity to study Mandarin Chinese. Once the students have completed the grammar sequence, they begin the formal study of Latin. After one year of Latin, ancient Greek is available as an elective. In addition, all students have classes in art, music, dance, and theater twice a week