Facts at a Glance
Location: Historic Southport Village in Southport, CT. The school is located in the former Pequot School Building and Southport Savings Bank on a two-acre campus.
Students: 116 students, in kindergarten through 8th grade.
The population is 63% boys and 37% girls with 63 Upper School students and 53 Lower School students (2020-2021 Academic Year).
Grades served: Classes are not scheduled by grade, but students typically range from kindergarten through 8th grade; we maintain students' actual grades and provide appropriate curriculum as they progress so they can transition into the proper grade when they leave TSS.
Sports offered: Soccer, cross country, basketball, softball and/or baseball, cheerleading
Faculty: 33 teachers, 16 administrators; total of 49 faculty and staff members
Average faculty tenure: 12 years
Student/faculty ratio: 4:1
Students’ average length of enrollment: 3-4 years; approximately 60% go on to attend independent or parochial schools while 40% attend public schools.
Geographic distribution: Over the years, the school has served students from 45 communities. Students currently come from 18 communities in Fairfield and Westchester County with the largest town representation from Darien, Fairfield, New Canaan, Norwalk, Weston, Westport, and Wilton.
Accreditations: The Southport School's Orton-Gillingham Instructional and Training Programs is accredited by the Orton-Gillingham Academy and The Southport CoLAB is proud to be an Orton-Gillingham Training Program, also accredited by the Orton-Gillingham Academy.
7:50 AM to 3:00 PM - Monday through Thursday (lunch served)
7:50 AM to 12:31 PM - Friday (half-day, lunch is not served)
Front Office Hours:
7:45 AM to 4:00 PM - Monday through Friday
Endowment: $5.9 million with additional reserves of $2.0 million, total investment account $7.9 million (as of August 31, 2019)
Number of students receiving financial aid: 20%