The Eliot-Pearson Children's School is the laboratory-demonstration school affiliated with the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University.
The school serves as a model and demonstration facility, providing a training and observation site for new and experienced teachers and a research facility for faculty and supervised students in the Department of Child Development.
First and foremost we aim to create a quality, nurturing experience for all children and their families.
In addition, as a lab program we are involved in the ongoing training and supervision of our graduate teaching assistants, student teachers and field workers.
By creating a quality early childhood experience for children, we are providing a first-hand example of excellence to our adult-student participants.
In addition, a great deal of time is spent providing further training through supervision meetings, team meetings, and workshops/discussions throughout the year.
Everyone on our staff takes professional development very seriously. It is one of the benchmarks of excellence in this program.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 60 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Learning Difference Programs
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
60 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Eliot-pearson Children's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Eliot-Pearson Children's School is the laboratory-demonstration school affiliated with the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. The school serves as a model and demonstration facility, providing a training and observation site for new and experienced teachers and a research facility for faculty and supervised students in the Department of Child Development. First and foremost we aim to create a quality, nurturing experience for all children and their families. In addition, as a lab program we are involved in the ongoing training and supervision of our graduate teaching assistants, student teachers and field workers. By creating a quality early childhood experience for children, we are providing a first-hand example of excellence to our adult-student participants. In addition, a great deal of time is spent providing further training through supervision meetings, team meetings, and workshops/discussions throughout the year. Everyone on our staff takes professional development very seriously. It is one of the benchmarks of excellence in this program.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 60 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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