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 29%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Tenacre Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 82%
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 17%
Average Financial Aid Grant $19,300
Acceptance Rate 30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Sam Reece
Admissions Associate Robin Khadduri

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

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 • 

Profile last updated: 09/03/2013

Nearby 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)
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  • WellesleyDana Hall School
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    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781)235-3010
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    0.4 mi | 465 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • WellesleyWellesley Montessori School
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    79 Denton Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781)237-6670
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    0.6 mi | 120 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • WellesleySt Paul School
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    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781)235-1510
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    (508)877-8200
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