Apple Orchard School

Tel: (617)731-6463
Grades: NS-K | 42 students
At The Apple Orchard School we feel an environment of trust and positive feelings toward learning and toward people are the cornerstones of our philosophy.
The first three years of school are critical in creating this attitude.
We hope that every child will find many areas of success and enjoy learning about himself and others, as well as beginning to learn about the large world of cognitive skills.
The school's goal is to foster in a child a feeling that he or she is a wonderful person, who can learn to cope with difficulties along with successes.
The Apple Orchard School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, cultural heritage, political beliefs, marital status, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, employment practices, scholarship and other school administered programs and activities.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Apple Orchard School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(children play outdoors and get dirty)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 10
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Diana Walcott

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Dexter School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dexter School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dexter School (0 miles away)
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