Exeter Day School

  • Exeter Day School, established and incorporated in 1936, is a non-profit school for 3-6 year olds.
  • The philosophy of the Day School reflects the belief that the emotional, physical, cognitive, and social areas of development are integrated in the effort to help the child become a whole person.
  • A healthy blending of these three areas will enable the child to face bigger challenges with ease and intelligence.
  • The school encourages the child to develop and keep with him or her enjoyment of learning, expressed through constant curiosity and the knowledge and appreciation of his or her own talents as well as those of others.
  • Through the disciplines of self-control, listening habits, the ability to follow directions, patience and the satisfaction of accomplishment, the child should be able to approach life with the confidence and feeling of self worth.
  • Recognizing the fact that each child develops at a different pace, the school believes in adapting to the needs of the individual child.

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School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool
Summer School Offered Yes

Student Body

Total Students 282 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Exeter Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $1,520
Admissions Director Joan Gearty
Admissions Associate Pam Kasnet

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Exeter
    Grades: 9-12 | 1085 students
    0.6 miles
    20 Main St
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603)772-4311
    0.6 9-12
    1085
  • Exeter
    Appleseeds Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 70 students
    1.5 miles
    15 Hampton Rd
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603)772-9995
    1.5 PK-K
    70
  • Hampton Falls
    Grades: 6-8 | 90 students
    1.9 miles
    356 Exeter Rd
    Hampton Falls, NH 03844
    (603)772-9093
    1.9 6-8
    90
  • Exeter
    Building Block School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-6 | 84 students
    2.9 miles
    125 Kingston Rd
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603)778-1383
    2.9 PK-6
    84
  • Newfields
    Grades: PK-K | 52 students
    3.8 miles
    171 Exeter Rd
    Newfields, NH 03856
    (603)772-3811
    3.8 PK-K
    52

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