Steward is a day school for high achieving K-8th graders located in coastal Connecticut. Our rigorous, thematic curriculum aligns with traditional courses while particularly focusing on hands-on environmental science and ethics. Students spend four weeks of each semester on outdoor adventure expeditions.
Steward offers a unique opportunity for high achieving middle school students to learn and live away from their regular school for a semester or a year. Similar to existing high school semester schools, Steward fulfills and enhances required academic courses, allowing students to remain on-track academically. Steward??s rigorous curriculum aligns with traditional academic courses while particularly focusing on hands-on environmental science and ethics.
Students will spend at least four weeks of each semester on outdoor adventure expeditions. Learning how to live in intentional community with a focus on sustainable practices is at the core of this program. Students will leave Steward with a stronger sense of self and be prepared to think critically, communicate effectively, organize themselves independently, and be the leaders and stewards of tomorrow.
Attending Steward Can:
?? Give students a head start on developing independence, organization, good judgement, risk-taking and other life skills necessary for success in high school, college and beyond.
?? Nurture a student??s motivation for and interest in learning.
?? Complement a student??s education with experiences that are not available at their home school.
?? Provide students from public and day schools a boarding school experience without the cost or time commitment of attending a four-year school.
?? Provide students considering boarding schools with the experience of living and learning in a residential setting.
?? Provide students with unique, eye-catching experience that sets them apart from other applicants in the high school and college admission processes.