Eliot-pearson Children's School

  • 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.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Learning Difference ProgramsYes

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Eliot-pearson Children's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Medford
    Grades: NS-8 | 479 students
    0.7 miles
    132 High St
    Medford, MA 02155
    (781) 396-3636
    0.7 NS-8
    479
  • Cambridge
    Grades: PK-8 | 205 students
    1.6 miles
    5 Cadbury Road
    Cambridge, MA 02140
    (617) 354-3880
    1.6 PK-8
    205
  • Cambridge
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    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-8 | 200 students
    2.4 miles
    765 Concord Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 876-4746
    2.4 PK-8
    200
  • Medford
    Grades: K-9 | 231 students
    1.4 miles
    1 Saint Clare Rd
    Medford, MA 02155
    (781) 395-9170
    1.4 K-9
    231
  • Medford
    St Raphael School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 368 students
    1.3 miles
    516 High St
    Medford, MA 02155
    (781) 483-3373
    1.3 PK-8
    368

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