Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Sharon Lauer
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used None

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Design
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish

Support

16
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 88% 61%
Black 5% 13%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Hispanic 1% 20%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Lacrosse
4
Boys Sports
including: Lacrosse
8
Clubs
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Clubs Drama club
Girl Scouts
Literary magazine
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Technology club
Yearbook
Yoga club
Clubs (misc.) Inventors Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 8:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Fairfield Residents Only
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Fairfield Museum and History Center
Partner website Http://www.fairfieldhistory.org/
Partner Connecticut Audubon Society
Partner website Http://www.ctaudubon.org/center-at-fairfield/#sthash.vZRbR2sv.dpbs
Partner Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art
Partner website Http://www.aldrichart.org/
Partner Sport Hill Farm
Partner website Http://www.sporthillfarm.com/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://unquowa.org/admissions/
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012