Tenacre Country Day School

78 Benvenue Street
Wellesley, MA 02482-0218
Tel: (781)235-2282
Grades: PK-6 | 192 students
Tenacre Country Day School enrolls 192 girls and boys in Pre-Kindergarten - Gr 6.
Our well-rounded program focuses on basic skills, math, language arts, Spanish, social studies, science, music, art, computer, and physical education.
Good citizenship and character development are also emphasized.
Small classes, talented teachers, a challenging yet nurturing environment, a diverse population, and attention to the needs of each child prepare students for highly competitive secondary schools.
An After School Program is open to all grades.
Financial aid available based on need.
"Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded 1910

Student Body

Total Students 192 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Tenacre Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(no jeans, athletic clothing, hats)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Tuition Notes 2013 - 2014
Varies by grade level: Need-based financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $19,300
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Sam Reece
Admissions Associate Robin Khadduri


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
Field HockeySoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 4, 5, 6 Book Club, Chess Club, Early Bird Club, Math League, Math Mania Chess Club, Math League, Math Mania, 4, 5, 6 Book Club,
Early Bird Club,

School Notes:

  • • Transportation available from some Boston neighborhoods • A traditional curriculum enhanced by art, computer, library, music, physical education, Spanish and science, taught weekly by a dedicated faculty • After-School available until 6 pm•  Tenacre's mission is to nurture and challenge each child, every day • 

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Dana Hall School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dana Hall School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wellesley Montessori School (0.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wellesley
    Grades: 5-12 | 465 students
    0.4 miles
    45 Dana Road
    Wellesley, MA 02482
  • Wellesley
    Grades: PK-K | 120 students
    0.6 miles
    79 Denton Road
    Wellesley, MA 02482
  • Wellesley
    St Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 193 students
    0.8 miles
    10 Atwood St
    Wellesley, MA 02482
  • Framingham
    The Brighton School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-6 | 46 students
    1.6 miles
    360 Water Street
    Framingham, MA 01705
  • Natick
    The Riverbend School
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 82 students
    1.9 miles
    6 Auburn Street
    Natick, MA 01760

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