Windy Hill School Colby-sawyer College

Tel: (603)526-3695
Grades: PK-K | 53 students

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Laboratory Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 53 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Windy Hill School Colby-sawyer College Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Mount Royal Academy (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Royal Academy (6.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mount Royal Academy (6.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sunapee
    Mount Royal Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 212 students
    6.8 miles
    26 Seven Hearths Lane
    Sunapee, NH 03782
  • Newport
    Granite Hill School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 33 students
    8.7 miles
    Po Box 25
    Newport, NH 03773
  • Newport
    Newport Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 76 students
    8.7 miles
    Po Box 634
    Newport, NH 03773
  • Meriden
    Grades: 9-12 | 314 students
    9.7 miles
    Po Box 188, 7 Campus Center Drive
    Meriden, NH 03770
  • Andover
    Proctor Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 9-12 | 371 students
    10.3 miles
    Po Box 500 Main St
    Andover, NH 03216

School Reviews

I love Windy HIll! My son is in their Nursery School program and excelling. The teachers are incredibly dedicated and work hard to provide creative learning environments and activities for the children. It is clear the teachers are passionate about child development. As the previous poster said, they maximize the beautiful Colby-Sawyer campus by taking the kids on various adventures each day. I feel very fortunate to have my son enrolled at this school.
- Posted by Parent, 10/27/12
Great school. My daughter loves the kindergarten program. If you are looking for a structured pre-school/pre-K program than this is not the place for your child. They believe in free play and letting children express their creativity. They help children build the non-academic skills that are so crucial in life (socailizing, manners, sharing, co-operative learning, public speaking skills, technonolgy, arts, music, drama, dance, imaginative play). They do projects of all kinds that are teacher lead but not specific. For example one day they do, painting but the children choose what they want to paint with and what they want to paint. They also are big on nature, reading and spending time time outside. They do basic math concepts and journaling skills with the children. Like making patterns with blocks or practicing counting while building a tower or putting toys away. Kids do journals even if they can only draw pictures and the teachers write a child told story to go with the picture. The facalities are state of the art. They have a beautiful 2 year old building. I haven''t seen all the other classrooms but my daughter''s class has a full kitchen that they use with the kids, a two story playhouse built in one corner of the room, 6 computers, an interactive white board (smart board), an entire room just for blocks, a state of the art table that can be used for legos, a dollhouse set up or various outher set ups. Everything is kept very clean. The playgound and outdoor play spaces are wonderful as well. And of course being on a college campus, they have access to all the college gyms, pool, climbing wall, tennis courts and such. It has been a perfect fit for our daughter.
- Posted by Parent, 10/06/12

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