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Greens Farms Academy
35 Beachside Avenue    
Greens Farms, Connecticut  06838  
Private/Independent School
Coed Day k 12 715 students


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Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12, independent day school dedicated to guiding students through a rigorous course of study encompassing academics, arts, and athletics. In a supportive community built on trust, we give our students the opportunity to become critical, independent, and creative thinkers and encourage them to explore particular passions that will sustain them throughout their lives. We believe that a diverse school environment enriches learning, creates respect for differences, and prepares students to become socially responsible leaders. By practicing good citizenship, demonstrating moral character and actively engaging in community service, our students embody the school motto, Quisque Pro Omnibus, Each for All.

Accessibility: GFA students and faculty commute to campus via car/carpool, van service, or the Metro-North train. The Greens Farms train station is a 5 minute walk to campus. 

Affordability/Financial Aid: Greens Farms Academy is committed to need-based financial aid. For 2015-2016, $2.6 million was awarded to 13% of the student body. 

Diversity: GFA has a diverse, multi-cultural student body and faculty, representing a broad range of ethnic, racial, socio-economic, religious and international backgrounds. Students and faculty of color represent 20% of our student body and 17% of our faculty.

Enrollment: 715 Students -  Lower School: 205 / Middle School: 182  / Upper School: 328
Student/Teacher Ratio: LS–6:1 MS/US–7:1 (Average class size: 10-16)

History and Location: Founded in 1925, Greens Farms Academy is situated on a former Vanderbilt estate in the Greens Farms section of Westport, CT. The 42-acre campus borders three ecosystems: a salt marsh, Audubon woodland, and the Long Island Sound.
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