Eastern Point Day School

8 Farrington Ave,
Gloucester, MA, 01930-0193
Tel: (978)283-1700
Eastern Point Day School, a growing independent non-profit school, provides an affordable and exceptional education for grades  Pre-K through 8th in Gloucester, MA.
  We offer a nurturing environment where children excel academically, grow emotionally with confidence, and develop social responsibility.
Our hands-on experiential learning, small class size and deep respect for a child's individuality enable us to inspire, challenge & educate.
Call 978-283-1700 for more information or visit http://www.easternpointdayschool.org.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students 39 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Eastern Point Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 99%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniforms: polo shirts and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,500
Tuition Notes scholarships and financial aid available
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Gymnastics, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Swimming, VolleyballBasketballCycling,
GymnasticsNordic Skiing,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. cooking, gardening, yearbook club, music cooking, gardening, yearbook club, music,

School Notes:

    The Eastern Point experience includes:
    • Academic excellence
    • Curriculum based on successful practices and the latest research
    • Thematic teaching and learning with emphasis on curriculum integration
    • Multi-age classrooms and flexible grouping Individualized instruction
    • Creative thinking, problem solving, and teamwork
    • Small class sizes
    • A kind and caring environment where all people treat each other with dignity and respect
    • Off-site experiential learning and community partnerships
    • Enrichment programs including Art, Creative Movement, Drama, Music, Physical Education, and Spanish Extended Day activity-based programs until 5:00 p.m.
    • Curriculum and enrichment programs for home school families
    • Reasonable tuition with sibling discounts, financial aid, and scholarship programs

    Profile last updated: 01/28/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Landmark Elementary Middle School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Ann School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Ann School (1.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended April 04, 2013 - My son has been at EPDS for nearly 2 years. The impact on him academically and as a citizen has truly been profound. It is a wonderful, rich, nurturing environment that forms and directs young minds down the right path. At 7, the work he brings home is amazing and encourages critical thinking. Really Great - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 29, 2013 - When we did the preschool search after relocating to the Gloucester area, EPDS was the most responsive of everyone we called. We have loved our year so far in the EPDS community. The preschool classroom is a creative, exciting, nurturing place to be! Please don''t let the name fool you into thinking it''s expensive, either--it is comparable to other area preschools if not more affordable. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 21, 2013 - My son has been enrolled in the Pre-K program for 2 years now, and he is making great strides. He thinks of his school as more of a home away from home, he looks forward to going each morning and doesn''t want to leave at the end of the day. I couldn''t be happier with our little school on the hill! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 11, 2013 - This school is a real gem. The teachers are creative and care very much about the children. The small class sizes allow for individualized attention and make learning fun. My kids are excited to go to school and feel that they are part of a special community of learning! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended February 14, 2013 - This school is just what i was looking for! They truely teach the whole child. When you dont add the pressure of teaching to a test, the teachers can really focus on a complete education. Love his little school! - Posted by Parent

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