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 18%
State avg.: 14%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby 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 Nutfield Cooperative School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East DerryNutfield Cooperative School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    47 East Derry Rd.
    East DerryNH 03041
    (603)434-2602
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.8 mi | 174 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • ChesterChester Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    465 Derry Road
    ChesterNH 03036
    (603)887-6016
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.8 mi | 21 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • DerrySt Thomas Aquinas School
      (Roman Catholic)
    3 Moody St
    DerryNH 03038
    (603)432-2712
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.5 mi | 214 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DerryThe Circle Of Friends School
    Daycare / Preschool
    49 S Main St
    DerryNH 03038
    (603)434-8167
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.6 mi | 31 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • HampsteadAges & Stages
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    499 Main St
    HampsteadNH 03841
    (603)329-6122
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2.7 mi | 75 students | Gr. K                      

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