Tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood, Amity Regional Middle School in Orange is home to the town's 7th and…More 8th grade students.</p>
<p>Principal Kathi Fuller-Cutler brings a fresh perspective to nurturing students and preparing them for the transition to high school. "These two years are two of the most important years in the children's development," she said.</p>
<p>Amity Middle School Orange is part of Connecticut's Region 5 school district, along with Amity Middle School Bethany campus and the Amity High School in Woodbridge.</p>
Turkey Hill School 441 Turkey Hill Rd, Orange, CT06477 Turkey Hill School was established in Orange in 1964. It is one of the three public elementary schools in…More town. Under the leadership of Principal Colleen Murray, the students learn about community service and respect for others. The school's logo is, "Turkey Hill School, This is where I belong." It is a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence with small class sizes and state-of-the-art technology.
The Foundation School 719 Derby Milford Rd, Orange, CT06477 Located on a peaceful, secluded section of Derby Milford Road, The Foundation School is a private day school dedicated…More to nurturing those with special needs, from ages three to 21. It has a small staff with a student-to-teacher ratio of 3:1. Teachers are highly qualified to work with students with a variety of developmental needs, learning deficits, autism spectrum disorders and behavioral challenges.
The Southern Connecticut Hebrew Academy, established in 1944, is an esteemed learning establishment for Jewish…More children from preschool through eighth grade. The school was founded on the ideals of Torah, and ethics and values are incorporated into every part of the school day.</p>
<p>The campus also is home to the Beth Chama High School for Girls, which provides the female students with traditional classes and inter-school conferences, art, drama, dance and Shabbatonim. It is known locally for its BCA Skirts Basketball Team.</p>
<p>The Academy offers some of the finest available techology, and offers computer classes in its curriculum. When they graduate, students have mastered all the skills necessary to succeed in college.</p>
Hope Academy is a private school dedicated to special needs children in grades 1-12. It offers speech and language…More therapy, occupational therapy and counseling services.</p>
<p>Previously located in Milford, Hope Academy is conveniently located on Marsh Hill Road near the new Yale campus.</p>
<p>Its four to one student to teacher ratio provides students with optimal attention and a distraction free learning environment with caring, experienced educators.</p>
<p>Hope Academy is committed to designing, implementing and continually monitoring individualized academic and social skills programs according to each student's needs. It teaches students how to advocate for themselves and effectively utilize the strategies and techniques that enable them to meet with success.</p>
Flood Middle School 490 Chapel St, Stratford, CT06614 Harry B. Flood Middle School is a public school located on Chapel Street in Stratford. The location offers an…More academically enriching and welcoming environment for students and offers programs for children in the seventh and eighth grades. It has various extracurriculars, including athletics, band and clubs. Check the main website for details on programs or for information on enrollment.
Mary L. Tracy School celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2010.
Here, the youngest of the town's students are…More taught basic lessons in a nurturing environment with enthusiastic, caring teachers, in an average class of 18 to 20 students.</p>
<p>Kindergarteners have one period of art, music and library and two periods of physical education and computer lab per week. All classrooms have an up-to-date computer and the school has three SMARTboards.</p>
Race Brook School serves elementary students from the east side of the town of Orange. In each hallway are…More hand-painted murals that teach different geographical lessons using the school mascot, Racy the Raccoon. Bottle and can recycling boxes are strategically placed throughout the school to encourage the students to "go green." Bright classrooms and new technology make Race Brook School an exciting learning environment for young minds.</p>
Suzuki Music School of Orange 480 Racebrook Rd, Orange, CT06477 Suzuki Music School of Orange is a non-profit music school offering lessons and instruction according to theSuzuki…More method. The school offers instrumental instruction in violin, viola, cello, guitar, flute, piano, voice, chamber music, music theory and ensemble. It also offers a variety of classes and programs for children up to age five. Instrumental classes involve one private and one group lesson per week.
The Peck Place School has provided elementary education to first- through sixth-graders since 1969. It has a strong…More emphasis on community, which is obvious in some of its interesting quirks. Principal Al deCant starts each school day with his "Welcome Song," which greets the children with "hello" in several languages. The school motto, CARING, stands for "courteous, achieve, responsible, neighborly, interested and growing." Parents volunteer regularly, and twice a year, members of the community come in to read to the students as part of the Adopt a Reader program.</p>
The Connecticut School of Professional Studies was founded in 1994 under the name of the Dental Careers Institute by…More Dr. Richard Feingold and Dr. Gary Rappaport and, since then, has grown and been renamed. </p>
<p>Four different programs are offered by this school in fields of high work demand: accounting technician, dental assistant, paralegal and pharmacy technician.</p>
<p>The mission statement of the school is to provide a customer-focused learning environment where students can be trained in one of the four programs above in order to make a positive contribution to society. </p>
<p>The school also assists students with the different challenges of finding a job and smoothing out the transition from school to the working world. </p>
<p>Connecticut School of Professional Studies has an experienced, caring faculty, small class size, hands-on job training, financial aid programs and an excellent reputation.</p>
The Department of Special Education falls under the Board of Education.
New Director of Special Services Kai…More Graves, who was hired in 2010, is a respected, caring leader who listens to parents of special-needs children and works with the three elementary schools and kindergartens to provide the children with the services they need.</p>
Orange Congregational Church Nursery School 205 Meetinghouse Ln, Orange, CT06477 Orange Congregational Church Nursery School is based on Meetinghouse Lane and has served the community for more than…More 40 years. The school is housed in the lower level of the church in the Sunday school wing and offers a Christian-based traditional nursery program for children ages 3 and 4 in a 2-1/2-hour class. A five-day program for 4-year-olds is also available. The director and head teacher is Susan Palmer, who has experience as a kindergarten teacher, a master's degree in early childhood education and about 20 years' experience as a teacher at this facility. The school is licensed by the State of Connecticut and provides creative play experiences and opportunities for motor and emotional development.
Holy Infant Preschool 456 Racebrook Rd, Orange, CT06477 Holy Infant Preschool has been operating for 22 years and is located on the grounds of Holy Infant Church. Shirley…More Conroy, the school's director, and Beatrice Spadoni, teacher associate, provide a nurturing environment emphasizing a pre- kindergarten readiness program. The curriculum allows the children to express themselves, but also gives them the structure to prepare for their future kindergarten experience. The facilities are bright and fun with an expansive, fenced in play yard.
Orange Community Nursery School 525 Orange Center Rd, Orange, CT06477 Founded in 1956, the Orange Community Nursery School, located in the High Plains Community Center on Orange Center Road,…More has been a cooperative organization involving teachers as well as parents. It prides itself as a developmental center-based program focusing on social skills for the three-year-old group and kindergarten readiness for the four-year-old group. The children experience art, music, movement, storytelling and creative play in a bright and fun environment. The well-equipped playground is safe and gated.
The ten-member board is elected by the town during the municipal elections. Each is a resident of the town of Orange.…More The board works with the Orange Superintendent of Schools and public school principals in making decisions that helped earn the Orange school system the reputation of being one of the best, most desirable in the state.</p>