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Welcome to Saint Catherine Academy

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Saint Catherine Academy is a state-approved, private special education school in Fairfield, Connecticut, serving students of all faiths who are impacted with autism, intellectual, and developmental disabilities.

The Academy educates students ages 5-21 who are emotionally and behaviorally sound and available for learning, but currently unable to thrive in an inclusive setting. Our facility is intentionally designed to help students transition to an environment that encourages greater independence.

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Calendar and Events

29
Oct
Early Dismissal- Professional Development
01
Nov
All Saints Day
02
Nov
No School – Professional Development

In the News

Turning What You Love into Learning
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May 11, 2021

Turning What You Love into Learning

When Connor first arrived at the Academy in September, his alphabet puzzle arrived with him. Having the familiar letters nearby and repeating them frequently was a way for Connor, who has autism, to feel comfortable in a new situation. “The …

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A New Normal: Reopening with Confidence
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Aug 27, 2020

A New Normal: Reopening with Confidence

After more than three months at home, Academy students were glad to be back as summer school opened in early July. And while students quickly adjusted to a “new normal” that includes face masks, daily temperature checks upon arrival, and …

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Graduation 2020: Reasons to be Thankful
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Jun 15, 2020

Graduation 2020: Reasons to be Thankful

Although the outdoor venue was different, Saint Catherine Academy Graduation 2020 was no less joyful for this year’s graduates, Ronald Scott and Elise Hilton. The two were celebrated in a ceremony at the Center with immediate family, staff, and a …

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A Message From Helen Burland, Executive Director

What People Are Saying