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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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We could not be bigger fans of Unquowa - our two children are now both there and we are so glad we made the very difficult decisions to move them from excellent public schools. It is just simply a different choice in education. We so value the smaller classrooms, the teachers that are supported by administration to figure out what makes each kid unique and teach to their talents. Sharon Lauer, Head of Upper School, her administration team and each and every teacher, values differentiation in curriculum and approach, to make each child feel they can achieve greatness. The mix of mindfulness and academic excellence is what makes this school unique and the perfect place from our children to spend their time during the school day. Well ...they now actually they love to be there before and after school as well for enrichment programs.....The maturity I have seen in my kids to collaborate with kids older and younger and self advocate with their teachers is priceless.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree


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Both of my children are bright, love to learn and love to participate in topical conversations in all fields of study - they are now given the time and appropriate attention to learn with their teachers and other students. The joy of learning was beginning to be squashed in bigger classrooms and now they are both flourishing and the sky is the limit.....


Effective school leaders: Strongly agree


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From greeting the children and the parents each morning at the front door to appropriately and kindly approaching challenging issues - the leadership is beyond our expectations.

Develops character: Strongly agree


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integrity, compassion and respect is built into each aspect of the school - even the way lunch time is valued and enjoyed is a unique and special part of the school and we all love it!

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


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The time spent to understand each of my children as well as the time taken to prepare and outline progress reports/comments is critically important to us and appreciated!




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We have had three very different kids go through Unquowa. All three are thriving and excelling at school and in life. Kids are hard, but Unquowa was able to work on very different levels with each child in all areas of learning. We could not be more pleased.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree


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Mindfulness is part of their culture. All kids are expected to be respectful of others.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree


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Small classes and nurturing environment work wonders.


Effective school leaders: Strongly agree


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Head of school Sharon Lauer is a very effective educator and has been working with kids in this age group for years. She has been at Unquowa for over ten years and ran a large middle school in Pennsylvania before coming to Fairfield. She is tuned in to every part of the school.

Develops character: Strongly agree


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This is a big part of the school's culture. Kids learn to look after themselves and to respect others.

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