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King (King Low Heywood Thomas)

KLHT offers a comprehensive college-preparatory program that is responsive to the individual talents and needs of students. The school is noted for high academic standards and individual accountability in scholarship and leadership. Academics are balanced with full participation in athletics and visual and performing arts, providing a framework for the development of the total child. The school's diverse community focuses on respect for the individual and high standards of conduct and behavior for everyone. College counseling includes full-time professionals, a resource library, and workshops and classes. Merit scholarships and financial aid are available.
Private Schools in Connecticut are regulated by the Connecticut Department of Education, and as of the 2006-2007 school year, there were 397 private schools in Connecticut. A total of 74,627 students were enrolled in private schools in Connecticut. This represented 10.7% of the population.

The Connecticut Department of Education has established a procedure for a private school in Connecticut to become “approved” by the state. A private school in Connecticut must get accreditation by an agency recognized by the State, provide a copy of that accreditation report and comply with health and fire regulations established where the private school is located.

Private Schools in Connecticut are allowed to operate without state approval but must submit attendance records to the Connecticut Department of Education in order to establish compliance with the compulsory school attendance laws.

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King (King Low Heywood Thomas)
School Location
Address 1450 Newfield Avenue
Stamford, CT 06903
County Fairfield
Contact Information
Administrator Carrie J. Salvatore
Director of Admission
Phone 203-322-3496
Fax 203-461-9988
School Information
Grade Levels Preschool
Middle School
High School
Specific Grades Supported Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12
Total Enrollment 650
Student / Teacher Ratio 6:1
Gender Coed
School Type Nonsectarian
Annual Tuition $26,700 - $30,200
Other Programs
Subjects Offered Courses offered include all traditional courses at grade appropriate levels in english, mathematics, history, science, spanish, and french, with honors and Advanced Placement courses in all areas in the Upper School. Arts courses include musical theater and performance courses as well as drawing, painting,clay sculpture, and other visual arts offerings at beginning and advanced levels.
Athletics Offered Athletics include traditional sports such as football, soccer, field hockey, basketball, swimming, ice hockey, lacrosse, baseball, and tennis as well as strength training and yoga.
Accreditations New England Association of Schools and Colleges