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Preschool | Nonsectarian |

PHONE: (203) 354-1159

834 Brookside Drive

Fairfield, CT 06824

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Posted June 4, 2013

Hunt Ridge Montessori is a wonderful school. We relocated from NYC and can honestly say the level of education, development of my child, welcomed parent involvement and personal attention (especially by the director) are off the charts! I do wish the classes were a bit smaller, but my child still seems to be doing just fine.
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Posted May 14, 2013

This is an excellent school with everyone on staff including the director being nurturing, warm, and completely in tune with all the children in the school. The fundamentals taught are life long. For those having negative remarks about this school, you are in for a HUGE disappointment when you go elsewhere, as you will not find a fraction of the personalized attention and communication at any other school.
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Posted November 27, 2012

Excellent school. I have two children attending this school. The teachers are wonderful, patient and caring. The director welcomes parental involvement and has respect for the individual child and family. The school is a welcoming calming environment for children that fosters the love of learning. My children have thrived here. They have fun learning. I feel so blessed to have this school in our community.
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Posted September 17, 2011

The reviewer who claims of widespread lack of communication, including children not being allowed to speak to each other, must be talking about some other school. The other reviewer who complains about his/her child not being "celebrated" is complaining that Montessori does not engage in the pseudo-self-esteem racket that defines Progressive education. Hunt Ridge is an excellent school. I vetted several Montessori schools in the area and almost didn't make it to this one. However, it was hands down the most authentic of the schools I had seen. If you want to save your child's life, and incidentally, have a child who will love you for life, give them a Montessori education. Something that immediately struck me about Hunt Ridge was its headmaster/owner. This lady's demeanor suggested someone who runs a finishing school. Her speech, tone, body language and manner were precise, calm and benevolent and suggested someone who has spent a lifetime being concerned about such things. When I met her, that was it. This was the school for my daughter.
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