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The Forman School located in Litchfield, in the scenic Northwest Hills of Connecticut (2.5 hours from New York City by car), is a coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school offering grades 9-12 to students with identified learning differences including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and ADD/ADHD.

The Forman School is located in Litchfield, Northwest Connecticut and is 2.5 hours from New York City and 3 hours from Boston. The campus includes 26 buildings, six tennis courts, a gymnasium and fitness center, soccer fields, a baseball diamond, large open spaces and woods.

The recently renovated library provides a wealth of information in a variety of formats, as well as access to assistive technology such as scan and read stations. A campus-wide wireless network is monitored by the Information Technology Department.


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Approximate Travel Times From:
- New York City 2.5 hours
- Boston 3 hours
- Hartford 1 hour
- Mystic 2 hours
- Providence 3 hours
- Albany 2 hours
- Philadelphia 4.5 hours


School / Office Address: 12 Norfolk Road
Litchfield
Connecticut
USA
Email: Contact Us

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Directions / Instructions:

From Bradley International Airport:
Route 20 West (Granby) Left on Route 219.
Follow Route 219 to a fork in the road.
Take a right hand fork onto Route 318.
Follow Route 318 until Route 44.
Take a right onto Route 44 (Winsted).
Take a left onto Route 8 South.
Take Exit 42 (Litchfield).
Take a right off of the exit.
Take first left on Route 118 West to Litchfield Center. Once in the center of Litchfield take Route 63 North.
Take 63 North 1/4 of a mile then take a right onto Forman Henderson Drive.

From New York City via Hutchinson Parkway to White Plains:
I-684 to I-84 East (Danbury).
I-84 East to Exit 20 Route 8 North (Torrington).
Go north on Route 8, take Exit 42 (Litchfield).
Take Left on Route 118 West to Litchfield Center. Once in the center of Litchfield take Route 63 North.
Take 63 North 1/4 of a mile then take a right onto Forman Henderson Drive.

From New York City via Hutchinson Parkway to White Plains:
I-684 to I-84 East (Danbury).
I-84 East to Exit 20 Route 8 North (Torrington).
Go north on Route 8, take Exit 42 (Litchfield).
Take Left on Route 118 West to Litchfield Center. Once in the center of Litchfield take Route 63 North.
Take 63 North 1/4 of a mile then take a right onto Forman Henderson Drive.

Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-11-03 were from:

Marlborough, CT;   Glastonbury, CT;   Higganum;   Lupane /mat North/ new stands, UK & England;   PAXTON MA;   shelton;   Highland Mills;   Suffield, CT;   Danbury CT;   Shelton, CT;   and more.
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