About

At a Glance

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 comprising two divisions:
 
  • Lower School: Preschool-Grade 5
  • Upper School: Grades 6-8

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  • 360

    students currently enrolled
  • 12-17

    Lower School Class Size Range
  • 10-16

    Upper School Class Size Range
  • 15

    sports offerings for grades 6-8 with every student participating in physical education
  • 10

    different performing groups in a variety of Arts opportunities
  • 32%

    of the student body receives financial aid in grants of all sizes
  • 75

    acres of woodlands, wetlands, hiking trails, and gardens

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  • Accreditation

    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. 
  • Campus

    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.
  • Indoor Classrooms

    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. 
  • Child Care

    Before and After School Care and Vacation Care are offered.
  • Renbrook School Summer Adventure Camp

    The Renbrook School Summer Adventure day camp is in residence June through August and is in it's 44th year. LEARN MORE
  • Diversity

    Enriched by the racial, cultural, national, religious, ethnic and socio-economic diversity of our school, Renbrook prepares students for success in the global future which awaits them. 32% of the student body are students of color. Renbrook is a founding member of SPHERE, a multicultural consortium of independent schools. 
  • Mathematics Center

    This suite of classrooms, office, computer and tutoring space is dedicated exclusively to the science and art of mathematics for students in Grades 6-8.
  • Technology

    Renbrook is a fully connected campus, maintaining high-speed Ethernet network and Internet connections, as well as a wireless network which is accessible to students. Mac laptops are used across campus. Apple TVs coupled with projectors and wireless mobile labs enrich the teaching and learning experience. Students regularly use The Geometer’s Sketchpad, graphing calculators, and other advanced educational software.
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