Renbrook School provides students in Preschool through Grade 8 with a robust, purposeful, and developmentally appropriate educational experience of the highest caliber.
Small classes in an intimate community of supportive and caring teachers allow for an individualized approach to learning, enabling each child to learn to take appropriate risks and identify and cultivate his or her own strengths.
Founded in 1935, Renbrook is an independent day school for students in:
Renbrook School is accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, is approved as a non-public school by the Connecticut State Department of Education, and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
75 acres of woodlands, wetlands, hiking trails and gardens, four athletic fields including tennis courts, a high-and low-ropes course, three pools, three playgrounds, and a natural pond for science study.
Science labs and STEAM classrooms for both the Lower and Upper School, two theaters, music and arts studios, a Junior Makerspace and Upper School Makerspace, an Upper School Math Center, computer labs, three Harkness Table classrooms in the Upper School, and a 16,600 square foot Library and Technology Center.
Enriched by the racial, cultural, national, religious, ethnic, and socio-economic diversity of our school, Renbrook prepares students for success in the global future that awaits them. 32% of the student body are students of color. Renbrook is a founding member of SPHERE, a multicultural consortium of independent schools.
Renbrook has a fully connected campus, maintaining a high-speed network and Internet connection, as well as a wireless network that is accessible to students. As of Fall 2021, each student in Grades 2-6 will have a school-issued Windows 2-in-1 laptop. This program will expand out to include students in Grades 2-8 through 2024.As of Spring 2021, Grades 6-8 students are required to bring either a Mac laptop or a Windows laptop each day.
Standard classrooms includewired and wireless projection and sound. Students regularly use a suite of educational titles, which vary by grade and class. All students have access to Office 365 and our families access the myRenbrook portal for school information and class materials. Access to digital learning tools is scaled to what is developmentally appropriate.