As you are quite aware, the results of a Landmark Preschool/Ridgefield Academy education are varied and substantial. Our youngest students are involved in highly engaging, developmentally appropriate programming and emerge from our preschools with a strong foundation in literacy, math, creativity, innovation, collaboration, and social dynamics. And they have so much fun learning! In my many visits to our preschools, I am consistently amazed by the strength of program and the profoundly positive nature of the learning environment our students benefit from each day. I do not know another school where the student/faculty relationships are as strong and deep.

The transition to our K-8 program is natural, where our students progress through a thoughtful and integrated curriculum which builds from each grade to the next, each division to the next. Every step is important, and students that graduate from our 8th grade are uniquely prepared, as students, athletes, artists, innovators, community citizens, and leaders to excel at the secondary school level and beyond. Our graduates will matriculate at some of the finest regional boarding schools, independent day schools, and local public schools. I am most gratified by the knowledge that they will be prepared to succeed at these fine schools. RA has given them the tools, the skills, and the confidence to succeed. These advantages, honed by years at RA, will serve them well. Their final years (grades 7 and 8), pull together so many of their experiences and provide the foundation needed for them to set the next course with determination, purpose, and clarity.

Below is the list of secondary schools this year's graduates will be attending. They are attending a wide range of fine secondary schools and were admitted to an even broader range of schools, from which they had the luxury of choosing. While this is just one of many metrics of a substantive PK-8 education, it certainly does inspire confidence in the RA experience.

Avon Old Farms (2)
Canterbury School
Fairfield Prep
Greenwich Country Day School (3)
Hopkins School (2)
Kent School
King School (5)

Marymount School
Miss Porter's School
Northfield Mount Hermon School
Regis High School
Rye Country Day School
St. Luke's School
Suffield Academy

Students will be attending the following public schools:
Academy of Information Technology & Engineering, Brien McMahon High School, and Ridgefield High School

Students were also accepted to:
Berkshire School, Chatham Hall, The Ethel Walker School, Greens Farms Academy, The Gunnery, Hackley School, School of the Holy Child, Hotchkiss School, Lauralton Hall, The Lawrenceville School, Loomis Chaffee School, The Masters School, Salisbury School, Trevor Day School, Westminster School, Westover School, and Wooster School


Tom Main
Head of School

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