Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel
« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
PK-8
Private
Wilton, CT
Students enrolled: 181
Before care: No
 

4 stars
Based on 8 ratings

Let others know what you
think about this school


Review topics

This is a safe place to share your honest opinions of a school, whether good or bad.  Learn more.


Review comments

7 reviews of this school


Our Lady of Fatima School 2

Posted April 29, 2015
- a parent
I agree that the school is small and intimate. Family atmosphere is a good phrase to apply but not the main priority for us. My rating is for academic program. The reason we have decided not to move our children into the elementary school from the olf preschool is valid. My daughter loved preschool there but there were so few children it is not a real life scenario. I originally planned to enroll both my children but we have decided to enroll in public school for the exposure to race diversity and opportunities to foster their interests in science, creative arts at their younger age. I also want then to take foreign language at a young age. It seems as though many of these things come with middle school aged students. Common core is important but is not the only priority for us.

Our Lady of Fatima School 3

Posted April 29, 2015
- a teacher
I left after a few years. It was once a great school but unfortunately it hasn't kept up with the times. I'm not as shocked with differing feedback. In fact, I think it's realistic and healthy. That could help the school. The atmosphere can feel like a family, however what works for a few families doesn't work for all. There will be families who have high expectations of a blue ribbon school. Regardless of the grade level they are in.


Our Lady of Fatima School 5

Posted April 28, 2015
- a parent
I am shocked at the last review on this page. I currently have a child in Kindergarten as well as an older student. My children have had nothing but the best experience since entering Our Lady of Fatima. The environment is full of love and a sense of community. The teachers are truly invested in the children and really take the time to get to know each one. My oldest student had the current Kindergarten teacher and we were blown away by the all around experience - the teachers really instilled a love of learning in both of my children. We have had another amazing year this year and are actually saddened to not have another student to enroll in the Kindergarten class. Luckily, we have more amazing teachers to meet at Fatima and know that they will continue to help our kids grown, learn, and laugh each and every day!

Our Lady of Fatima School 3

Posted April 27, 2015
- a parent
I enrolled my son for 2014/15. After having spent the school year in kindergarten, and comparing his progress with those at other local schools similar in age/grade I decided to pull him. I interviewed three schools the last 3 months, two are Catholic private schools and one an open classroom. I have learned that it's critical to understand not only the curriculum standards but also take the time to get to know the environment, educators background, disciplinary approach and transparency around turn over. The principal is very nice. The 2 & 3 teacher are promising. There are pros and cons to going with a very small school that only has one classroom per grade. If you have a child who excels with larger student bodies meaning they require diversity, creativity, challenging academics, transforming from very strong preschool programs- go in with an open mind and think about how they will embrace the environment.

Our Lady of Fatima School 5

Posted May 03, 2013
- a parent
This school is a special place that fosters engagement in the classroom and in activities and in friendships which, in turns, creates friendly, helpful, involved kids. The school provides a warm, nurturing community for children that allows them to feel safe, loved, and comfortable so that they can focus their energy on learning. We love this community for us as well as for our children.


Our Lady of Fatima School 5

Posted October 02, 2007
- a parent
The family spirit and excellent teachers are what makes this school a step above all other private schools in the area.

Our Lady of Fatima School 5

Posted August 26, 2003
- a parent
This is a great school. Chidlren feel safe and secure. They get a basic education. All the kids and families are like your family. You feel like you are in a small community that cares and has the same morals as you. It is a joy to belong.

Nearby schools

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Our Lady of Fatima School
225 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT  06897
(203) 762-8100
Last modified Our Lady of Fatima School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Our Lady of Fatima School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top