Enrolling now for our 2019-2020 school year.  

Located in Fairfield County Connecticut, our Westport, CT preschool has been  part of the fabric of this community for almost 50 years.  We are centrally located in a picturesque New England setting in downtown Westport and attract families from Westport, as well as surrounding towns.

Saugatuck Nursery School is best described as a hybrid.  We are a traditional nursery school with the option of before and after school care for our 3 and 4 year olds.  Flexible scheduling allows for sign up, on an as needed basis, for early drop off, lunch bunch.  

Programs for 2 Year Old, 3 Year Old and 4 Year Old Children

Our students thrive in the warm and nurturing environment that our seasoned and professional teachers provide.  

Our curriculum, which is modeled after the Early Learning Developmental Standards, allow us to individualize our teaching strategies to include all children.  Students are observed and scaffolded to their next level of development in a play-based, hands on method.  Our practices dovetail smoothly into the Common Core curriculum at the elementary school level.  

All children leave Saugatuck Nursery School with the life skills and academic acumen that prepare them for success in their next

Program Details

You will find that we have many scheduling options for our various programs. Find one that is just right for your family.

Two Year Old Programs

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm.
Days: Choose from two days per week (T/Th), three days a week (M/W/F) or 5 days per week.


Three Year Old Programs

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm or 9:00am to 1:30pm.
Days: Choose from two days per week (T/Th), three days a week (M/W/F) or 5 days per week.

Four Year Old Programs

Times: 9:00am to 12:00pm or 9:00am to 1:30pm.
Days: 5 days per week (Monday through Friday)


Meet Our Family


"Saugatuck Nursery School is a remarkable school. As a child's first step into education, there is nothing more a parent could ask for. The teachers, and director, are experienced, creative and a delight to work with."

Notes from the Director

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This is my favorite time of the year. Our school is full of great energy. The hustle and bustle of happy children and teachers is a pleasure to witness.

The classrooms have created activities to help our children get to know each other bet- ter with the “All About Me”units.

Please be aware that we post our monthly calendars and newsletters on our website, in order to reduce our carbon footprint. All necessary forms are also available on our web- site and are easily downloaded.

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