My School

118 Locust Street
Dover, NH 03820-0382
Tel: (603)742-0321
Grades: PK-K | 56 students
We are housed in a large Victorian close to downtown Dover and have been here for the past 40 years! Our home-like environment is rich with beautiful materials and activity areas along with dedicated, highly qualified teachers.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 56 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade My School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Kim Morrissey-Smith
Admissions Associate Diane Bellington

School Notes:

  • My School’s philosophy is based on the Reggio Emilia Approach. Reggio-Inspired curriculum is flexible and emerges from children’s ideas, thoughts, and observations. The Reggio goal is to cultivate within children a lifelong passion for learning and exploration. Our program also has a strong art focus and our school has it's own Art Studio space. Children from each classroom visit this space on a weekly basis and work with the Art Studio teacher exploring various art concepts.

Profile last updated: 07/21/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Portsmouth Christian Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mary Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mary Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dover
    St Mary Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 368 students
    0.1 miles
    222 Central Ave
    Dover, NH 03820
  • Dover
    Grades: K | 104 students
    0.5 miles
    Po Box 1049
    Dover, NH 03821
  • Dover
    Dover Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 40 students
    1.1 miles
    43 Back River Rd
    Dover, NH 03820
  • Dover
    Wdh Early Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 38 students
    1.5 miles
    789 Central Avenue
    Dover, NH 03820
  • Dover
    Grades: K | 144 students
    1.5 miles
    789 Central Ave
    Dover, NH 03820

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