The Common School

Po Box 2248,
Amherst, MA, 01004-0413
     Tel: (413)256-8989
Grades: K - 7 | 83 students
The Common School¡¯s mission is to develop strong academic and social skills while nurturing each child¡¯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 Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 7

Student Body

Total Students 83 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The Common School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marian High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Next Generation Children's Centers (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Next Generation Children's Centers (1.8 miles away)
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  • HopkintonNext Generation Children's Centers
    Daycare / Preschool
    2 Wood Street
    HopkintonMA01748
    (508)497-0110
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.8 mi | 20 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • AshlandAdventures In Learning
    Daycare / Preschool
    313 Cedar St
    AshlandMA01721
    (508)881-4314
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.9 mi | 3 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • AshlandAshland KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    367 Pond Street
    AshlandMA01721
    (508)881-2233
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    3.3 mi | 4 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • HollistonChristian Family Montessori School
    Montessori School  (Christian)
    1162 Highland St
    HollistonMA01746
    (508)429-5478
    Montessori School  (Christian)
    3.5 mi | 2 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • AshlandMetrowest Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    Po Box 229
    AshlandMA01721
    (508)881-7404
      (Christian)
    3.5 mi | 55 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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