The Taft School

110 Woodbury Road, Watertown, CT, 06795 - School Map Map

School Notes Overview:

5-Week Academic Enrichment Program on 220 beautiful acres in Litchfield County, Connecticut. Grades 7 to 12, Boarding and Day, Co-ed. Yes, learning and summer fun can coexist! Whether the goal is to test drive private school options, get a jump start on a math class, review a science course, practice a foreign language, or explore topics ranging from photography to international affairs, there is bound to be something exciting and relevant in our course catalog. Arts, athletics, weekend trips, as well as a varied schedule of extracurricular activities round out the experience. Competitive golf program available at an additional cost...... more

School Overview:

County Litchfield County, CT
Program Name Taft Summer School
Program Type Academic enrichment
Number of Students 150 students
Student Body Type Coeducational
Grades 7 - 11
Ages Accepted Age 12 - Age 18
First Session Start Date July 1
First Session End Date August 4
First Program Weeks 5 weeks
Program Director Thomas W. Antonucci
Campus Area 220 acres
Founding Year 1982
Tution Cost $7325
Summer School Type Residential

School Notes:

    • Whether the goal is to test drive the boarding school experience or gain confidence for the upcoming school year, the Young Scholars program is designed for 7th, 8th and 9th graders who intend to take on the challenges of rigorous public and private secondary schools. The program focuses on building essential skills, increasing independence and self-confidence, and improving time management, as students look further down the road to the demands of a college preparatory program.
    • Designed for young men and women in grades 10, 11 and 12, the Liberal Studies program offers high school students the opportunity to study a variety of liberal arts courses in an independent school environment. Students will be able to sharpen their academic and test-taking skills, increase their independence, improve time management, as well as broaden their cultural and global awareness as they prepare for college and beyond.
    • Literature & Composition, Creative Writing, Journalism, College Essay, Algebra, Geometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Forensic Science, Early American and 20th Century American History, French, Spanish, Latin, Public Speaking, Research Paper, Current Events, International Affairs, Philosophy, Psychology, Study Skills, Time Management, SAT/SSAT Preparation, Studio Art, Photography, Digital Video Production, Ceramics.
    • Soccer, basketball, tennis, squash, Ultimate Frisbee, weight training, fitness room, volleyball, yoga, and competitive golf program.
  • Profile last updated: 10/19/2016

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