Top 20 Best Massachusetts Private Preschools Belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 57 private preschools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) serving 14,727 students in Massachusetts. You can also find more schools membership associations in Massachusetts.
The top ranked private preschools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Massachusetts include Dexter Southfield School, Shady Hill School and Academy Of Notre Dame.
The average tuition cost is $29,983, which is higher than the Massachusetts private preschool average tuition cost of $13,815.
12% of private preschools belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Massachusetts are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Private Preschools Belonging to National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Massachusetts (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Bay Farm Montessori Academy
Bay Farm Montessori Academy Photo - Our Children`s House preschool/pre-k, kindergarten classrooms accommodate children in mixed-age classrooms that provide a safe, stimulating, nurturing, educational, and social foundation for future success.
Montessori School
(8)
145 Loring Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
(781) 934-7101
Grades: NS-8
| 202 students
Cambridge Montessori School
Cambridge Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(6)
161 Garden St
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-3410
Grades: NS-8
| 152 students
Kingsley Montessori School
Kingsley Montessori School Photo - Elementary students exploring a geography work. A key component of the Kingsley mission is raising empathetic global citizens-students who care deeply for the world and work together to improve it.
Montessori School
(2)
26 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 226-4927
Grades: NS-6
| 300 students
Nashoba Brooks School
Nashoba Brooks School Photo
(10)
200 Strawberry Hill Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 369-4591
Grades: PK-8
| 268 students
The Advent School
The Advent School Photo - Students integrate art, science, and Spanish in the Atelier.
15 Brimmer Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 742-0520
Grades: NS-6
| 200 students
Apple Orchard School
Apple Orchard School Photo - Based on Allandale Farm, Apple Orchard students spend much of their time outside: running in fields, feeding the chickens, caring for our barn animals, walking our goats, climbing pudding stone, building tree forts, sledding, stomping in puddles and playing in the mud.
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
282 D Newton St
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 731-6463
Grades: NS-K
| 98 students
Atrium School
Atrium School Photo
(5)
69 Grove St
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 923-4156
Grades: PK-8
| 116 students
Fayerweather Street School
Alternative School
(2)
765 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4746
Grades: PK-8
| 205 students
The Sage School
The Sage School Photo - The "Culture of Kindness" fostered at Sage is one of the school's foundational building blocks. Students are taught early and often about the importance of inclusion and are encouraged to make their fellow Sagers feel like they belong.
(12)
171 Mechanic St
Foxboro, MA 02035
(508) 543-9619
Grades: NS-8
| 153 students
Academy Of Notre Dame
Academy Of Notre Dame Photo - Academy of Notre Dame Tyngsboro
(Catholic)
(9)
180 Middlesex Road
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
(978) 649-7611
Grades: NS-12
| 431 students
Bancroft School
Bancroft School Photo
(4)
110 Shore Dr
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 854-9227
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Belmont Day School
Belmont Day School Photo - Welcome to Belmont Day!
(3)
55 Day School Lane
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 484-3078
Grades: PK-8
| 334 students
Brimmer and May School
Brimmer and May School Photo - The Hastings Center opens limitless possibilities for our students with our Innovation Space, Makerspace, STEAM classroom, and Digital Media Center.
(4)
69 Middlesex Road
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 566-7462
Grades: PK-12
| 404 students
416 Pond Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
(617) 522-2261
Grades: PK-12
| 400 students
Brookwood School
Brookwood School Photo - Brookwood''s 30-acre Campus
(7)
One Brookwood Road
Manchester, MA 01944
(978) 526-4500
Grades: NS-8
| 295 students
80 Gerry's Landing Rd
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-6100
Grades: PK-12
| 1,022 students
Charles River School
Charles River School Photo - PreK through 8th grade students are provided with a myriad of hands-on activities that have real world applications.
(10)
6 Old Meadow Road
Dover, MA 02030
(508) 785-8213
Grades: PK-8
| 191 students
Dedham Country Day School
Dedham Country Day School Photo - Welcome to Dedham Country Day!
(1)
90 Sandy Valley Road
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 329-0850
Grades: NS-8
| 309 students
Derby Academy
Derby Academy Photo - Founded in 1784, Derby Academy is a coeducational, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 school that nurtures the development of the child by providing opportunities for the maximum intellectual, emotional and physical growth of each student.
56 Burditt Ave
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 749-0746
Grades: PK-8
| 349 students
Dexter Southfield School
Dexter Southfield School Photo
(1)
20 Newton St
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 522-5544
Grades: NS-12
| 1,027 students
The Fessenden School
The Fessenden School Photo
All-boys
250 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465
(617) 630-2300
Grades: PK-9
| 537 students
Friends Academy
Friends Academy Photo - In the classrooms...
1088 Tucker Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 999-1356
Grades: PK-8
| 250 students
Inly School
Inly School Photo - The power lies within. Our job is to tap each child`s innate talents and capacity to learn-and to unlock their true potential. Students leave Inly inspired and empowered to take on the world!
Montessori School
(1)
46 Watch Hill Drive
Scituate, MA 02066
(781) 545-5544
Grades: PK-8
| 336 students
International School Of Boston
International School Of Boston Photo - Grades 2-12 Building
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
45 Matignon Road
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 499-1451
Grades: NS-12
| 574 students
Jackson Walnut Park School
Jackson Walnut Park School Photo - Jackson Elementary
(Catholic)
(1)
200 Jackson Road
Newton, MA 02458
(617) 202-9772
Grades: NS-6
| 285 students
Lesley Ellis School
Lesley Ellis School Photo
(4)
34 Winter Street
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 641-1346
Grades: NS-8
| 251 students
Lexington Montessori School
Lexington Montessori School Photo - Lexington Montessori School: Hands-on, collaborative learning in a nurturing and engaging environment.
Montessori School
(8)
130 Pleasant Street
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 862-8571
Grades: NS-8
| 270 students
10 Farm Rd
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 894-1193
Grades: PK-8
| 327 students
The Park School
The Park School Photo - Located on 34 acres near Jamaica Pond, Park feels like a neighborhood school but reflects the diversity of metropolitan Boston.
(1)
171 Goddard Avenue
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 277-2456
Grades: PK-8
| 560 students
Perkins School For The Blind
Perkins School For The Blind Photo - A student smiles broadly at his mother as a teacher offers his right hand for a low five.
Special Education School
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 924-3434
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
The Pike School
The Pike School Photo - Combine support, encouragement, and inspiration, and the sky's the limit. That's the power of positive energy. That's The Pike School!
(1)
34 Sunset Rock Road
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-1197
Grades: PK-9
| 452 students
The Rashi School
The Rashi School Photo
(Jewish)
(2)
8000 Great Meadow Road
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 355-7317
Grades: PK-8
| 248 students
St. Patrick Continuation School
(Catholic)
20 Pleasant St
Stoneham, MA 02180
(781) 438-2593
Grades: PK-8
| 222 students
Shady Hill School
Shady Hill School Photo
178 Coolidge Hill
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 520-5200
Grades: PK-8
| 531 students
545 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 927-1700
Grades: PK-9
| 408 students
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