Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center

The Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center serves children 1.9-6 years of age.
Helen Cohen, the director, trains both graduate and undergraduate students at Wheelock College and Hebrew College where she is an adjunct faculty member.
She continues to provide seminars and workshops for teachers, administrators and parents.
Helen brings a wealth of experience to her work in maximizing each child's unique growth and development.
The center is committed to providing a safe, nurturing, non-pressured environment where inquiry, exploration and discovery are encouraged under the supervision of highly qualified early childhood professionals.
This is a school that fosters respect for self and others, autonomy, competence in all areas of development and a love of learning.
Play is valued as an important opportunity for children to construct and consolidate an understanding of their social, emotional, physical, cognitive, creative and Judaic skills.
Above all this is a center where children truly have fun and enjoy the process of learning.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 80 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1994
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
80 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jenny Gamson

School Notes

  • The Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center serves children 1.9-5 years of age. Helen Cohen, the Director, trains both graduate and undergraduate students at Wheelock College and Hebrew College where she is an adjunct faculty member. She continues to provide seminars and workshops for teachers, administrators and parents. Helen brings a wealth of experience to her work in maximizing each child's unique growth and development. The center is committed to providing a safe, nurturing, non-pressured environment where inquiry, exploration and discovery are encouraged under the supervision of highly qualified early childhood professionals. This is a school that fosters respect for self and others, autonomy, competence in all areas of development and a love of learning. Play is valued as an important opportunity for children to construct and consolidate an understanding of their social, emotional, physical, cognitive, creative and Judaic skills. Above all this is a center where children truly have fun and enjoy the process of learning.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center?
The acceptance rate of Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 70%.
When is the application deadline for Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center?
The application deadline for Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center located?
Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center is located in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area neighborhood of Boston, MA. There are 1 other private schools located in Longwood Medical and Academic Area.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 80 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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