How We Are Unique

3-Pronged Approach for Lasting Success

With a unique program encompassing school, home, and future, AJLA delivers a high-quality classroom experience that strengthens both cognitive and character skills; empowers families to reinforce and extend their children's education at home; and facilitates middle-school school placements that will nurturing graduates' continuing success.

Our Program at a Glance:

  • Small class sizes -  with 1:6 teacher-to-student ratio in Preschool, 1:9 teacher-to-student ratio in Kindergarten, 1:6 teacher-to-student ratio in 1st grade
  • Highly educated faculty, majority with EdM
  • Focus on literacy, numeracy, and communication—the tools necessary for success in later learning
  • Small group lessons and one-to-one tutoring - Learning Specialists on staff
  • Yale RULER program to cultivate social-emotional skills
  • Warm, ordered classrooms filled with stimulating Montessori materials
  • Suzuki Music Program, African drumming, Physical Education and integrated arts programming
  • Raising a Reader literacy initiative
  • Natural outdoor learning space
  • After-school program and six-week summer camp
  • Commitment to parent engagement
  • Mandatory monthly workshops that empower parents
  • Relationships with schools across Fairfield County

Quality matters, and preschool programs that are high-quality have—by far—the greatest impact.

All aspects of AJLA were designed to reflect and advance the principles of high-quality early learning.