Whitby starts at 18 months and goes through Grade 8.
Yes, Whitby is a co-ed school.
Whitby has 448 students enrolled from Pre-K through Grade 8.
Whitby offers a low student-faculty ratio (5:1). Many classrooms have multiple certified teachers to ensure tailored, individual attention. Read more on the Whitby Difference page.
All students from Primary 1 through Grade 8 are required to wear the Whitby School Uniform.
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Whitby students participate in a range of activities that enhance their physical, social and emotional development.
Yes, busing is available from Greenwich, Stamford and nearby New York towns.
Whitby has a diverse student body with 27 countries represented speaking over 22 languages.
The EAL Program at Whitby is committed to providing a developmental language education that will prepare students to function successfully in their mainstream classroom, with access to the classroom curriculum. Whitby’s EAL teachers provide direct instruction related to language proficiency, aid teachers in differentiating content instruction with in-class support, and provide ongoing professional development for all staff in best practices for EAL students.
World Languages are integral to the curriculum at Whitby, with Spanish being taught beginning at 18 months. Chinese instruction is also offered during the Primary years, while Mother tongue classes for native speakers are available in Spanish, German Russian, Swedish and Portuguese.
Whitby has a great sense of community at school, and there are a number of ways for parents to get involved.
Whitby’s comprehensive Upper School Community Service program aims to expand students’ view of themselves and the world, develop empathy, humility and leadership skills, and come to understand that through their individual actions they can positively impact the lives of others.
Whitby’s comprehensive secondary school program provides each student with a personalized school selection process that ensures they will find the ‘best fit’ for their academic and personal goals. The program emphasizes interview skills, test preparation and Admissions seminars, resulting in Whitby graduates attending a variety of highly selective secondary schools.