Stepping Stones School

1 Partridge Lane
Derry, NH 03038-0303
Tel: (603)434-6900
Grades: NS-PK | 50 students
Stepping Stones School strives to provide an exciting learning environment for children between the ages of three and six years.
We encourage play, discovery, and problem solving that are vital to the development of every child.
Children are accepted into our classes according to their birth date.
All children must be three, four, or five years old by September 30th to qualify for each of our respective programs.
These dates are arbitrarily set by the state of New Hampshire public schools system.
The curriculum at Stepping Stones is designed to meet the needs of the children as a whole, yet accommodates each and every child as an individual.
Independent Consultants are contracted to provide music instruction and interactive storytelling experiences on a weekly basis.
Plus we have Monthly Field Trips with the Four's and Kindergarten Classes.
Our highly trained, professional staff far exceeds the state requirements for education.
We are committed to Early Childhood and acknowledge the significance of consistency and stability in the lives of these very young children.
Our teachers loop on with our children, staying with them for the three years they may be with us.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Stepping Stones School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Victory Baptist School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nutfield Cooperative School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chester Preschool (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chester
    Chester Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 21 students
    1.8 miles
    465 Derry Road
    Chester, NH 03036
  • East Derry
    Nutfield Cooperative School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 174 students
    1.8 miles
    47 East Derry Rd.
    East Derry, NH 03041
  • Derry
    St Thomas Aquinas School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 214 students
    2.5 miles
    3 Moody St
    Derry, NH 03038
  • Derry
    The Circle Of Friends School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 31 students
    2.6 miles
    49 S Main St
    Derry, NH 03038
  • Hampstead
    Ages & Stages
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 75 students
    2.7 miles
    499 Main St
    Hampstead, NH 03841

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