Located on 10 woodland acres in North Stamford, Connecticut, The Canaan Ridge School is an independent, co-educational country day school serving children two years old through grade 4, drawn from area towns in Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York.




Call or email to schedule a private tour of our beautiful North Stamford location and find out what makes Canaan Ridge so special.

Ready to apply online? We are currently accepting applications for fall 2015.




Summer Session begins on June 15th!

Join us for outdoor fun, arts and crafts, swimming lessons in our outdoor heated pool and more. Six week session runs June 15-July 24. Mornings only or full day. Sign up for two or more weeks. Open to all families.

Call (203) 322-7191 to register.

"We're not sure there are enough words to express how much Canaan Ridge has meant to our families. It is, simply, the sweetest school on earth. The care, love and commitment you have devoted every day of your life since 1977 is evident in the output and very clearly makes a difference to every generation that passes through–one child at a time!" [more...]
"Thank you for your school… and thank you for being an amazing force in the world for little people. Your heart is in this school everyday. The special way you inspire the children to learn and the loving way you inspire the parents to feel will be forever in my memories." [more...]
"We could never thank you enough for the magical experience [our daughter] has had these past two years. Words truly cannot express how profoundly touched we have all been by your beautiful school. With the tender guidance and infinite creativity of your staff, [she] has blossomed and been so incredibly happy." [more...]
The Canaan Ridge School | 2810 Long Ridge Road Stamford, CT 06903 | Tel: (203) 322-7191 | Contact Us