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South School Overview

8 Farm Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840 , Tel: +1 (203) 972-4415 New Canaan School District
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-4
  • 547

    Students

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South School Ratings & Reviews

June 29, 2015 Submitted by a parent
The school keeps parents up to date as to what is happening in the school and where our child is academically.
January 21, 2015 Submitted by a parent
I agree with a lot of the comments. High rankings are because so much of the 2nd half of the year is devoted to prep for std testing & they know how to work it. To compare to private schools is ridiculous. There is definite backlash if you complain, including segregating the child who is bullied rather than admit to it, and cover up/cover up/cover up. Also common knowledge that a teacher who has been there a while even bullied the victim whose parents complained. Also PTC is very cliquey. Fund raising is advertised with givers duly noted. And many teachers do openly expect high-priced gifts.
April 09, 2014 Submitted by a parent
My son and daughter now attend South school. I am very pleased and have no complaints. My son, who is now in 2nd grade, has had difficulty in school since kindergarten. All his teachers and staff have gone the extra mile to help him succeed. I know if he had gone to school else where he would be having an even harder time than he did. They do have a lot of fund raisers, but no one is ever singled out for not giving. I am never able to participate in all the fund raisers, and not once did I get put on a guilt trip. If your child goes to school here you are expected to work with them at home, the school cannot teach them everything. Overall it is a great school and I am thankful my kids are able to attend.
July 10, 2013 Submitted by a parent
The worst experience my child has ever had and it took years for her to have confidence in herself and trust teachers once again. They treat the children as if they all should be at the same level. They do not practice positive enforcement even if they act like they do. The education received is not that great, math is not that great of a focus. They just want to get high scores on the public exams so their school is ranked high to make the town happy not the students. This school just wants to keep up with the jones and they do not REALLY care about your child. If you say anything to the teacher or principle they will point fingers at you the parent and the child not their staff, they will segregate your child from the rest of the group too. ALSO IF YOU ARE LATE BRINGING YOUR KID TO SCHOOL THEY WILL THREATEN YOU WITH CALLING CHILD SERVICES. This is all true. Go to EAST school if you can, or move to Weston they truly have wonderful schools.
August 29, 2012 Submitted by a parent
All of my children attended South School. My youngest is now in fourth grade. South School prepared them for middle school, high school and college! They enjoyed many activities. The principal, teachers and staff are excellent. Like any school community, you get out of it what you put in.
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Average Rent in New Canaan, CT

  • New Canaan, CT Average Rental Price, October 2019 $3,347 /mo

New Canaan, CT Education Statistics

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  • Associate Degree4%
  • Bachelor Degree40%
  • Graduate Degree32%

Apartments and homes for rent near South School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at South School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of South School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 14 apartments for rent available in this part of New Canaan. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near South School is currently at The Corset Factory, renting for $1,875 per month, but if $3,300 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Iron Works Sono. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about South School

Before you start packing, make sure South School is really the best option for your child. To recap, South School is a well-known public K-4 school in New Canaan. It is located at 8 Farm Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840 and it is the second home of 547 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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