West Parish Family School

2049 Meetinghouse Way (Route 149 and Exit 5,
West Barnstable, MA, 02668-0266
Tel: (508)362-4967
The West Parish Family School is an outreach program operated by West Parish of Barnstable, United Church of Christ.
In 1976, church members and community representatives became aware of the need for a preschool in the community.
Through the work of volunteers and devoted parents, a new wing was added to an existing building and in September 1977, we opened our doors to children and families regardless of race creed or religious beliefs.
The West Parish Family School quickly became a revered and treasured institution in the community and continues to enjoy a wonderful reputation.
We are proud that we now serve over 100 children.
We have added a private kindergarten as well.
Since 2004, we have made numerous building improvements.
Our entire first floor has been renovated.
We have a new parking lot and have added a security system to protect the children.
Our playground has been remodeled and upgraded and is a fun place for outdoor movement and learning.
Our school serves children from 15 months through Kindergarten.
We are proud of our teacher ratio and our experienced gentle staff.
We are fully licensed by the MA Department of Early Education & Care and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Our goal is to provide an atmosphere of love and acceptance allowing children to grow through the natural stages of development.
Our curriculum is ecumenical, reflecting Christian values and teachings.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Church of Christ
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 88 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Kristen Lind

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverview School Inc (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Veritas Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cape Cod Academy (4.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Barnstable Veritas Academy
    (Christian)
    Po Box 940
    West Barnstable , MA , 02668
    (508)420-8145
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Marstons Mills Fair Acres Country Day School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    35 Fair Acres Drive
    Marstons Mills , MA , 02648
    (508)420-3288
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    2.3  mi  |  112  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • East Sandwich Riverview School Inc
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    551 Route 6A
    East Sandwich , MA , 02537
    (508)888-0489
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    3.2  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Osterville Bayberry Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    2736 Falmouth Rd
    Osterville , MA , 02655
    (508)428-9178
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    3.2  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  2-8
  • Osterville
    Cape Cod Academy
    (Nonsectarians)
    50 Osterville West Barnstable Road
    Osterville , MA , 02655
    (508)428-5400
    (Nonsectarians)
    4.5  mi  |  338  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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