The Center School

71 Montague City Rd
Greenfield, MA 01301-0130
Tel: (413)773-1700
Grades: PK-8 | 91 students
The Center School is a loving community that celebrates each child’s unique personality, intelligence, and passion.  Our school is a responsive learning environment, offering rigor and play in balanced abundance.  Students emerge from our program with the skills and self-possession to be reflective, empathetic, and engaged citizens of our world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 91 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / Sep. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,500
Tuition Notes Slight tuition differential for K-5th and 6-8th Financial aid available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jane Stephenson


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Climbing, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate FrisbeeClimbingFigure Skating,
Freestyle SkiingSoccer,
SwimmingUltimate Frisbee,

School Notes:

  • academic and social learning
  • multi-age classrooms
  • integrated arts
  • progressive approach
  • collaborative problem-solving
  • joyful classes
  • successful graduates
  • excellent student-teacher ratio
  • individualized challenge

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Deerfield Academy (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Trinity School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cornerstone Christian School (2.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenfield
    Holy Trinity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 93 students
    1.8 miles
    10 Beacon St
    Greenfield, MA 01301
  • Deerfield
    Grades: K-9 | 206 students
    2.1 miles
    94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
    Deerfield, MA 01342
  • Deerfield
    Grades: 9-12 | 630 students
    2.3 miles
    7 Boyden Lane
    Deerfield, MA 01342
  • Gill
    Four Winds School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 7-9 | 8 students
    2.3 miles
    54 French King Hwy
    Gill, MA 01354
  • Greenfield
    Grades: PK-8 | 50 students
    2.4 miles
    385 Chapman Street
    Greenfield, MA 01301

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The average private school tuition in Franklin County, MA is $40,605 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Franklin County, MA is 55% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).