Susan Odell Taylor School For Children

116 Pinewoods Ave,
Troy, NY, 12180-0121
Tel: (518)274-4994
The philosophical foundation for the Susan Odell Taylor School are the development of a steadfast sense of self is paramount to each child’s educational experience; how the children learn is as important as what they learn; knowing the children we teach individually, culturally and developmentally is as important as knowing the content we teach; each child will have the opportunity to reach her/his highest potential within a safe and nurturing environment; the learning environment will be experiential, fostering curiosity and creativity, while instilling a love of learning in the children; emphasis will be placed on academic rigor within the friendly atmosphere of a caring community of learners; and parental and community interaction will be an integral part of the school’s success.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 7

Student Body

Total Students 79 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Susan Odell Taylor School For Children Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Emma Willard School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacred Heart School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Troy Emma Willard School
    All-girls  (Nonsectarians)
    285 Pawling Avenue
    Troy , NY , 12180
    (518)833-1302
    All-girls  (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Troy
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    308 Spring Avenue
    Troy , NY , 12180
    (518)274-3655
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Troy
    Samaritan Child Care Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    2213 Burdett Avenue
    Troy , NY , 12180
    (518)271-3748
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.2  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Troy
    La Salle Institute
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    174 Williams Rd
    Troy , NY , 12180
    (518)283-2500
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.8  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Westerlo Helderberg Christian School
    (Christian)
    Po Box 164
    Westerlo , NY , 12193
    (518)797-3977
    (Christian)
    2.4  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  K-8

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