Acorn School

Tel: (603)778-8285
Grades: PK-K | 104 students
Acorn School is a special school in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire, where young children develop and learn together in an atmosphere that is consistent, encouraging, and cheerful.
Founded in 1972, this non-profit, play-based preschool and kindergarten is located in Stratham, NH in beautiful and natural surroundings.
Pre-K and kindergarten programs are offered for children ages three through six.
As a school for childhood, we recognize that this time is a short but significant period in life when trust, curiosity, and emotion are spontaneous and expressed with exuberance and confidence.
At Acorn, as much time and emphasis is placed on your child's social, emotional, and physical development as on his/her intellectual development.
The curriculum and warm, friendly environment stimulate and challenge all aspects of your child as s/he becomes involved in learning.
The whole child is considered and planned for in our everyday interactions.
When your child is comfortable, self-confident, and developmentally ready, s/he is able to perform and succeed to his/her potential.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Acorn School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Phillips Exeter Academy (5.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gateway To Learning (1.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Great Bay Kids Company (3.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newfields
    Gateway To Learning
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: K | 35 students
    1.9 miles
    12 Main St
    Newfields, NH 03856
  • Stratham
    Cornerstone School
    Montessori School
    Grades: 1-8 | 228 students
    2.4 miles
    146 High St
    Stratham, NH 03885
  • Newmarket
    Great Bay Kids Company
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 68 students
    3.2 miles
    3 Simons Ln
    Newmarket, NH 03857
  • Exeter
    Appleseeds Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 106 students
    5.2 miles
    15 Hampton Rd
    Exeter, NH 03833
  • Newfields
    Grades: PK-KG | 69 students
    5.2 miles
    Po Box 240
    Newfields, NH 03856

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