The Forman School
The Forman School is located in Litchfield, CT and is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for students with identified learning differences. They offer grades 9-12 and PG. Every student at Forman has a designated learning specialist. The student’s learn to use tools and techniques that will help them to grow in confidence and become an independent learner. Forman School realizes that each student has unique learning styles and they help develop the whole student so they can graduate well educated, confident, and a self-advocate throughout their life. Forman has a dynamic community where students learn to recognize that challenges can become opportunities. They believe that any student can learn, they offer student-centered teaching, they believe in high standards and the community of welcome to share their ideas. They teach the students that their actions have an impact on them. The safe environment makes if possible for students to focus on their education. Forman has high standards and expects their student’s to learn respect and trust. What makes Forman different is that they have used a variety of proven tools and techniques to help each individual student. They have done extensive research and are committed to each student.
At Forman the arts play an important role, the students can participate in a design class, band, act on stage, edit video projects, and display their own art. These opportunities are available to help bring out the creativity in each student.
The athletic program at Forman can enrich a students experience while learning commitment and believing in themselves. They learn how to win graciously and lose the same way. Some of the competitive sports are: basketball, volleyball, football, lacrosse, baseball, and golf. Students not interested in traditional sports can participate in alternative such as rock climbing, recreational skiing, and snowboarding.
Student cap: 175
Class size: 8
Stud/staff ratio: 1:3
Extra Info: Forman offers an equestrian program for their girls. When the girls learn they can control a 1,000 lb animal, their confidence level is much higher. Safety is very important and riders are expected to wear helmets.