WELCOME FROM ADMISSIONS

The Pinnacle School enables students with language-based learning differences to thrive by offering small class sizes and differentiated instruction, with an emphasis on collaborative problem-solving and relationship building. Our school integrates a strong academic curriculum that is common-core aligned, executive functions skills, social and emotional coaching, and college and career counseling in our high school. 

Aligned with Dr. Ross Greene’s Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) model, our philosophy is that “kids do well if they can.” It is our job as educators to provide them with the necessary tools in order for them to learn and become successful, competent and self confident.

 

The Admissions Office works closely with each family because we understand that while there is no best school for every child, there might be a best school for your child. We'll help you get to know Pinnacle by explaining our philosophy and our strategies for success, as well as how we partner with you during your child's education.

Our admissions process includes a thorough review of each student's learning profile. This helps us to ensure we enroll students who will thrive in our program. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. ​

 

To learn more, use the form below, or call (203) 409-0068 x 226. We look forward to learning more about your child, and to working with you!

 

Sincerely, 

 

Sunan Jones

Director of Enrollment

ADMISSIONS TIMELINE

Our rolling admissions process includes a thorough review of each student's learning profile to ensure we enroll students who can thrive in our school.

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

STEP 4

STEP 5

STEP 6

INQUIRE

SUBMIT INITIAL STUDENT DOCUMENTS

PARENT TOUR & ADMISSIONS MEETING

STUDENT TOUR & ADMISSIONS MEETING

APPLY

SCHEDULE STUDENT VISIT DAYS

Our rolling admissions process includes a thorough review of each student's learning profile to ensure we enroll students who can thrive in our school. 

STEP 1: INQUIRE

Call or email the admissions office to begin.

STEP 2: SUBMIT INITIAL STUDENT DOCUMENTS

Most recent psychoeducational or neuropsychological evaluation and IEP (if applicable).

STEP 3: PARENT TOUR & ADMISSIONS MEETING

After reviewing the initial documents, we schedule an individualized parent tour and meeting with the Director of Enrollment and Head of School to understand your child’s learning profile and determine if the school is a good fit for your child.

STEP 4: STUDENT TOUR & ADMISSIONS MEETING

A child-friendly version of step 3, the tour and admissions meeting is shorter and geared toward your child’s questions and needs. Parent(s) are encouraged to attend.

STEP 5: APPLY 

A complete application consists of the following:

  • Application, parent and student statements

  • Release of Information to communicate with private service providers (if applicable)

  • 3 years of school reports and evaluations (for out-of-district referrals: provided by your public school): psychoeducational/neuropsychological evaluation, including the WISC V or comparable cognitive testing, specialist evaluations (speech and language, academic, etc), IEPs or 504 plan, report cards or transcripts.

  • $100 Application fee (waived for out-of-district referrals).

STEP 6: SCHEDULE STUDENT VISIT DAYS

Students visit the school for one and a half consecutive days to see first-hand what it’s like to be a Pinnacle student. Information from this day is part of the admissions committee review. 

Each completed application is thoroughly reviewed by the Admissions Committee within two weeks to determine an admissions decision. Admissions are on a rolling basis and students may be placed on a wait list if space is not available at that time.

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The Pinnacle School enables students in grades 2-12 with language-based learning differences to thrive through small class sizes, individualized academic programming, active problem-solving, and relationship building.

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201 High Ridge Road

Stamford, CT 06905

203.409.0068

info@thepinnacleschool.org

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