Chestnut Children's Center

167 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492
     Tel: (781)455-7144
   
Grades: PK - K | 155 students
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Chestnut Children's Center was founded by Executive Director Lauren Petrini Hentschel in 1995.
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Lauren is supported by an outstanding staff of childhood education professionals whose childcare responsibilities are embellished by their love of children and commitment to learning.
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We address the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children through a curriculum-based program of age-appropriate learning and play.
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Whether in group activities, quiet time, active play or on field trips, our goal is to build each child's self-esteem while laying the groundwork for their ongoing education.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 155 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 88:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Sebastians School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Monsignor Haddad Middle (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Theophany School (1.7 miles away)
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  • NeedhamMonsignor Haddad Middle
      (Roman Catholic)
    110 May St
    NeedhamMA 02492
    (781)449-0133
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 212 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • NeedhamSt Joseph Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    90 Pickering St
    NeedhamMA 02492
    (781)444-4459
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 424 students | Gr. K-5                      
  • NeedhamTheophany School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Greek Orthodox)
    754 Greendale Ave
    NeedhamMA 02492
    (781)444-3058
    Daycare / Preschool  (Greek Orthodox)
    1.7 mi | 21 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • NeedhamSt. Sebastians School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1191 Greendale Avenue
    NeedhamMA 02492
    (781)449-5200
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.7 mi | 356 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • Needham HeightsThe Abbott School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    126 Gould Street
    Needham HeightsMA 02494
    (781)444-6541
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2 mi | 37 students | Gr. PK-K                      

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