Find your own light



Welcome to the Beacon School

An accredited, co-ed college-preparatory independent day school for students in grades 3–12. Our hallmark is individualized education. Our students pursue unique courses of study within a community of dedicated learners. Our program challenges our students to develop their gifts, discover their passions and achieve academic excellence.


Current Highlights:

STEM Program

The Technology Lab at Beacon is a twelve-week after-school STEM program designed to drive student curiosity through a collaborative learning experience. We welcome high school students and advanced middle school students.

December Food Drive 

Beacon is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Beginning December 1st, students will be donating non-perishable food items to benefit the local Food Bank.  On December 15th, students will deliver the items to the Stamford Food Bank.

Bins are located in the library of the main building and in the Annex. The following is a list of the most needed food for 2016:

  • Canned Chicken
  • Canned Tuna
  • Breakfast Cereals
  • Pasta
  • Pork & Beans
  • Canned Fruits
  • Juices (Bottles & Boxes)
  • Powdered Milk
  • Parmalat Milk
  • Peanut Butter
  • Grape Jelly
  • Progresso Soups
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Jarred Spaghetti Sauce
  • White or Brown Rice
  • Canned Pasta (Such as Beef Ravioli, Spaghettio's etc.)
  • Applesauce
  • Ground Coffee
  •  Dried Beans
  • Canned Black Beans
  • Instant Oatmeal

Science and engineering fair

Lower, Middle, and Upper School students will be participating in a school-wide science  fair. If you'd like to see our budding scientists at work, don't miss this December 13 event. Doors open at 1:00, and the exhibits will be available for you to view until 3:00. The Beacon Science and Engineering Fair is designed to teach students to think like scientists and engineers while preparing them to compete in state and national fairs at the Upper School level. Students are asked to complete research projects or experiments in preparation for this event just before the holiday break.

Annual Winter Talent Show

Beacon students will join with fellow GEG Schools, Pinnacle and Spire, for the Annual Winter Talent Show
Wednesday, December 14th
6:00 - 7:30pm

Location: The Beacon School Gymnasium