The Brighton School

Tel: (508)877-8200
Grades: PK-6 | 46 students
The Brighton School is a non-profit, private, independent elementary school dedicated to providing a quality education that addresses the individual needs of students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Six.
We also offer an accelerated program for academically talented students.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students 46 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The Brighton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Jennifer Lucander
Admissions Associate Susan Daly

School Notes:

  • Individualized Curriculum
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Accelerated Program Available
  • Nurturing Environment
  • Specialized Instruction in :  Music, Art, Science, French, Computer, Physical Education, and Creative Movement

Profile last updated: 09/04/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Dana Hall School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Riverbend School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tenacre Country Day School (1.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Natick
    The Riverbend School
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 82 students
    0.4 miles
    6 Auburn Street
    Natick, MA 01760
  • Wellesley
    Grades: PK-6 | 192 students
    1.6 miles
    78 Benvenue Street
    Wellesley, MA 02482
  • Wellesley
    Grades: PK-K | 120 students
    1.7 miles
    79 Denton Road
    Wellesley, MA 02482
  • Wellesley
    Grades: 5-12 | 465 students
    1.8 miles
    45 Dana Road
    Wellesley, MA 02482
  • Dover
    Dover Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 37 students
    1.9 miles
    16 Sherbrooke Drive
    Dover, MA 02030

School Reviews

The Brighton School offers a warm, welcoming learning environment where the lessons are engaging and interactive. With teachers who are dedicated to helping children succeed, all children are challenged to achieve. The curriculum offers depth of learning across all subjects. Science is taught through experiments and hands-on projects, and there is a science fair that all students participate in. The art that the children produce is amazing and is often integrated into what children are learning in social studies such as making models of Greek gods and goddesses out of recycled materials. In music the students learn music theory, learn about rhythm using instruments, and learn to sing. The creative movement class extends the children''s understanding of music through movement and dance. The music teacher also offers piano and ukulele lessons after school. The school has a computer lab, and all students attend computer class. Leaderships skills, cooperation, good sportsmanship, and the importance of physical activity are all taught through interactive and fun games in P.E. class. The Brighton School has a caring community where friendships across grades are encouraged and children respect each other. My children love going to school every day! They are proud of their school, enjoy learning in this community, and have made lasting friendships with their schoolmates.
- Posted by Parent, 09/30/14
I cannot say enough wonderful things about the Brighton School! My daughter has just begun her fourth year at the school. She absolutely loves it and is excited to attend each day. The teachers are very vibrant, positive, and encouraging to both students and families. The class sizes are small which allows strong relationships between students and teachers and among the students as well. Personal responsibility and respect are instilled even at the preK level and it is nothing short of remarkable to see an entire student body of diverse, happy, and well-rounded children who interact with each other regardless of age or background. The children are given the opportunity to explore and celebrate all cultures. We could not be happier to be part of the Brighton School family.
- Posted by Parent, 09/23/14
My son loves the school and the entire staff is extremely nice. Definitely a good school with a lot of learning for those little heads:)
- Posted by Parent, 09/23/14
I visited many schools and selected the Brighton School as my son''s elementry school. I liked the class size, teachers and how they cater for each student''s capability. Those who can work above the grade level are given a chance to work with higher classes for that subject. Also I have seen teachers come early to sit with students who need help. The students are always challenged with interesting projects. Parents, teachers and students of almost all classes know each other. I am glad that i found this hidden gem.
- Posted by Parent, 09/18/14

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