Leila Day Nurseries, Inc.

At Leila Day we are committed to promoting children's social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth within a warm, loving environment.
We help children learn about their feelings and those of others, and we work to create a community in which children can learn to get along with others.
We want children to love "school" and to be active learners with good problem solving skills.
We work to foster in children a positive self-image as well as a sense of competence and mastery in which the roots of confidence are anchored.
Above all, we try to look at each child's uniqueness, encouraging individual expression and development.
We offer a wide range of experiences to enhance self-expression, social awareness, and cognitive exploration.
The materials we use to achieve these goals include a range of art media, sensory materials such as sand and water, kitchen equipment for cooking, and a workbench and tools for carpentry.
There are blocks and props for building and dramatic play.
Music and movement are integrated into the daily routine of kindergarten along with books, stories, poems, and creative writing in many forms.
There are also manipulative math materials, games and puzzles, and a great many tools and pieces of equipment to assist in scientific explorations.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students86 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Leila Day Nurseries, Inc. Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio29:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Haven
    Grades: PK-K | 55 students
    0.4 miles
    150 Highland St
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (203) 764-9350
    0.4 PK-K
  • North Haven
    Sunny Side Up Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 45 students
    4.8 miles
    76 Maple Avenue
    North Haven, CT 06473
    (203) 239-7395
    4.8 PK-K
  • New Haven
    Grades: PK-8 | 320 students
    2.7 miles
    351 Mckinley Ave
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (203) 387-5693
    2.7 PK-8
  • New Haven
    Grades: K-6 | 122 students
    0.5 miles
    830 Whitney Avenue
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (203) 776-2123
    0.5 K-6
  • Branford
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 141 students
    5.8 miles
    62 Cedar St
    Branford, CT 06405
    (203) 488-8386
    5.8 PK-8

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