The Common School

Po Box 2248,
Amherst, MA, 01004-0413
Tel: (413)256-8989
The Common SchoolĄ¯s mission is to develop strong academic and social skills while nurturing each childĄ¯s love of learning, respect and compassion for others, and commitment to the environment.
The Common School creates a safe and stimulating atmosphere for learning that encourages children to trust in themselves and others, honor differences, question, take risks, collaborate, assume responsibility, and discover individual areas of strength and interest.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 7

Student Body

Total Students 119 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marian High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crescent Day Nursery (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pincushion Hill Montessori School (3.9 miles away)
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  • North Attleboro Crescent Day Nursery
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    Po Box 649
    North Attleboro , MA , 02761
    (508)695-6786
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Hopkinton Next Generation Children's Centers
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2 Wood Street
    Hopkinton , MA , 01748
    (508)497-0110
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.8  mi  |  245  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Ashland Ashland KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    367 Pond Street
    Ashland , MA , 01721
    (508)881-2233
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3.4  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Ashland
    Metrowest Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Po Box 229
    Ashland , MA , 01721
    (508)881-7404
    (Christian)
    3.5  mi  |  76  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Ashland
    Pincushion Hill Montessori School
    Montessori School
    30 Green Street
    Ashland , MA , 01721
    (508)881-2123
    Montessori School
    3.9  mi  |  98  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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