Little Theatre School is a private preschool that has been educating young children in Lynn, Lynnfield, Peabody, Saugus, Salem and nearby northshore communities for over 70 years. Our nursery, Pre-K and kindergarten programs combine learning with music, drama, movement and play for children 2 years 9 months to 7 years old.
We use the best of traditional and current teaching methods to create a wonderful first school experience and learning habits that will stay with your child for life. Little Theatre School is licensed by MA Department of Early Education and Care.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1944

Student Body

Total Students
70 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Little Theatre School Nursery, PreK & Kindergarten Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
refer to www.littletheatreschool.org for latest tuition cost by program.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Winn Hackett

School Notes

  • Little Theatre School has been educating young children in the MA north shore areas for 3 generations since 1944.  At Little Theatre School, we recognize and respect each child as an individual.  Our mission is to create a wonderful first learning experience that will establish a strong foundation for your child`s education future.  Our developmentally appropriate early childhood education program is founded on four core values: MUSIC-PLAY-MOVE-LEARN.  Children learn naturally through observations, engaging interactions, sensory rich experiences, positive role plays and stimulating activities.  Using the best of traditional and current teaching methods, we expand your child`s world by helping each student acquire new knowledge and skills, make and nurture friendships and learn to be their own person.  Small class size allows us to know each child and adapt our teaching to optimize the student`s essential experiences.   Communication with families is two-way, open and sincere.   
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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