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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 91 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Center School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
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 6%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jane Stephenson

Sports

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
  • collaborative problem-solving
  • joyful classes
  • successful graduates
  • excellent student-teacher ratio
  • individualized challenge

Profile last updated: 02/03/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stoneleigh Burnham School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Trinity School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cornerstone Christian School (2.4 miles away)
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  • GreenfieldHoly Trinity School
      (Roman Catholic)
    10 Beacon St
    GreenfieldMA01301
    (413)773-3831
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.7 mi | 93 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • GreenfieldCornerstone Christian School
      (Christian)
    385 Chapman Street
    GreenfieldMA01301
    (413)772-1063
      (Christian)
    2.4 mi | 50 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • GreenfieldEagle Mountain School
    Special Education School
    99 Thayer Road
    GreenfieldMA01301
    (413)773-1614
    Special Education School
    2.6 mi | 11 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • GreenfieldStoneleigh Burnham School
    All-girls
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA01301
    (413)774-2711
    All-girls
    2.7 mi | 152 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • DeerfieldEaglebrook School
    All-boys
    271 Pine Nook Rd / P.O. Box #7
    DeerfieldMA01342
    (413)774-7411
    All-boys
    2.9 mi | 253 students | Gr. 6-9                      

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