Discovery Schoolhouse

Tel: (617)333-9876
  • Discovery Schoolhouse provides full and part day, year-round, educational childcare to children two-years-nine-months through Kindergarten, as well as some after school care for children seven through nine.
  • The program uses an interactive, child-centered, developmentally appropriate approach which assumes that children learn through active participation and discovery.
  • The curriculum emphasizes child-initiated activities, problem solving, fostering independence, social skills, respecting cultural diversity, creativity, and individuality.
  • At Discovery Schoolhouse each child is respected as an individual and given maximum support for learning and development.
  • The curriculum is designed to nurture the development of the whole child, addressing cognitive, intellectual, social, emotional, ethical, and physical needs.
  • The curriculum and classrooms at Discovery Schoolhouse are designed so that children have a wide variety of appropriate activities available to them.
  • Teachers are active facilitators of children's learning, constantly adjusting the curriculum to meet the needs and interests of each child.
  • Teachers act as guides, helping children make choices, work out and discuss conflicts with their friends, answering and asking questions, modeling appropriate behavior, and monitoring children's progress.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery School-Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students28 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeDiscovery Schoolhouse Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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  • Milton
    Grades: PK-8 | 164 students
    0.8 miles
    564 Blue Hill Avenue
    Milton, MA 02186
    (617)333-9610
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  • Hyde Park
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    0.5 miles
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    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617)792-4032
    0.5K-3
    5
  • Hyde Park
    Grades: 6-12
    1.3 miles
    17 Hale St
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617)364-3700
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  • Milton
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    Montessori School
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    1.5 miles
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    Milton, MA 02186
    (617)361-2522
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  • Milton
    The Campbell School
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    1.8 miles
    180 Blue Hill Ave
    Milton, MA 02186
    (617)696-4222
    1.8PK-K
    72

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