Chester Preschool

  • Chester Pre-School and Kindergarten was established in 1988 and moved to its present site in 1989.
  • The director/owner, Barbara Stein, attended Suny at Oneonta, NY and graduated with a B.S. degree in Elementary Education.
  • She earned her M.Ed from Lesley University in June of 2005 in Curriculum and instruction with a specialization in Creative Arts and Learning.
  • Mrs. Stein and staff maintain their skills with a variety of extensive training through educational workshops and seminars.
  • The mission of Once Upon a Child Family Daycare, LLC is to provide safe, affordable, high quality family home child care where children are recognized as individuals and are encouraged to develop at their own pace.
  • The program provides a loving and nurturing home environment for children to grow and learn.
  • Children will develop a feeling of security and belonging and be given the opportunity to develop needed social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students21 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Chester Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chester
    Imagination Station
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 12 students
    2.2 miles
    127 Haverhill Rd
    Chester, NH 03036
    (603) 887-2345
    2.2 PK-K
    12
  • Derry
    Stepping Stones School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 50 students
    1.8 miles
    1 Partridge Lane
    Derry, NH 03038
    (603) 434-6900
    1.8 NS-PK
    50
  • Hampstead
    Stepping Stones School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 40 students
    6.2 miles
    61 Main Street
    Hampstead, NH 03841
    (603) 329-8215
    6.2 NS-K
    40

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