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Southeastern Connecticut's premier elementary school
located in Waterford, CT

SSA at a Glance

Head of School: Barbara Wolfe

Rabbinic Consultant: Rabbi Rachel Safman, Congregation Beth El

Head of Secular Studies: Dianne Zimmer

Business Manager: Tracey Martineau

Office Manager: Dianne Zimmer

Enrollment Coordinator: Laura Frommer

Co-Presidents of the Board: Laura Frommer and Perry Susskind

Average Class Size: 6 students

Age of Eligibility: Students entering kindergarten, must be 5 years-old by December 1st of the calendar year in which they matriculate; students entering pre-kindergarten must be 4 years-old by December 1st.

School Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Children may arrive at school between 8:10 a.m. to 8:25 a.m..

After-School Care: After-school child care is available. After-school care begins when school is  dismissed; it includes a snack, playtime, and study time, and ends at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. on Fridays).

Transfer Students: Attention is provided to students who have no previous day school experience.

Additional Tutoring: Additional tutoring is available for a fee.

Extracurricular Activities: After-school enrichment programs; Choir, Basketball team, Art Club, Nature Club and Dance Club.

Financial Aid & Payment Plan: Tuition assistance is available for all levels of need. All information related to financial aid is held in the strictest of confidence. Financial aid decisions are based solely on financial records. Applications for tuition assistance are available from the school office and are submitted directly to the financial aid committee for consideration. A flexible installment tuition plan is available. 

Meet our SSA Board of Directors (see bios below)