Leap School At Dakin Farm

  • The LEAP School, is a non-denominational private program founded in 1985 in Lexington, Massachusetts by Robin Shapiro, MA. It is uniquely designed to support the diverse needs of toddler, preschool, and kindergarten youngsters and their families.
  • The LEAP environment is both dynamic and nurturing. Our Mission is to foster positive growth in children, parents and teachers through caring, supportive and mutually respectful relationships within a safe, stimulating, child-centered environment.
  • Children, Parents and Teachers represent the three "Seeds of LEAP." Every child is seen as a unique individual with gifts.
  • We strive to nurture and develop the emotional, social, physical, and cognitive skills of every child.
  • The Language Enrichment Arts Program (LEAP) encourages self-awareness, self-expression and promotes self-confidence.
  • The LEAP faculty is dedicated to establishing supportive relationships with parents.
  • We believe in consistent, open and honest communication. We value parent education, provide parent resources and welcome parent involvement.
  • As educators, we are committed to the professional and personal growth of our teaching team.
  • The LEAP School strives to lay the foundation for thoughtful, compassionate, respectful, responsible, and creative lifelong learners.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1

Student Body

Total Students110 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Leap School At Dakin Farm Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Cambridge
    Grades: K-6 | 279 students
    13.4 miles
    110 Cushing Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    (617) 349-6555
    13.4 K-6
  • Framingham
    Grades: PK-6 | 47 students
    11.8 miles
    360 Water Street
    Framingham, MA 01705
    (508) 877-8200
    11.8 PK-6
  • Framingham
    Sudbury Valley School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-12 | 120 students
    7.6 miles
    2 Winch St
    Framingham, MA 01701
    (508) 877-3030
    7.6 NS-12
  • Lincoln
    Grades: K-8 | 67 students
    5.5 miles
    100 Bedford Road
    Lincoln, MA 01773
    (781) 728-5438
    5.5 K-8
  • North Chelmsford
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    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-6 | 105 students
    14.7 miles
    55 Middlesex Street
    North Chelmsford, MA 01863
    (978) 251-2929
    14.7 NS-6

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