Chestnut Children's Center was founded by Executive Director Lauren Petrini Hentschel in 1995.
Lauren is supported by an outstanding staff of childhood education professionals whose childcare responsibilities are embellished by their love of children and commitment to learning.
We address the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children through a curriculum-based program of age-appropriate learning and play.
Whether in group activities, quiet time, active play or on field trips, our goal is to build each child's self-esteem while laying the groundwork for their ongoing education.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 155 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students
155 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Chestnut Children's Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 155 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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