Merri-Loo Community Preschool was incorporated in 1968 and is a private, non-profit, cooperative organization serving the Goffstown area.
Each of our two classes (Nursery- 3 yr olds & PreK- 4 yr olds) has a Head Teacher and an Assistant Teacher.
Nursery meets 2 days pre week (Tu/Th) and PreK meets 3 days per week (M/W/F).
A Board of Directors, composed of Merri-Loo parents, administers the school.
Merri-Loo is fully licensed by the State of New Hampshire.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 35 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,800
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Merri-Loo Community Preschool ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Hampshire for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1968

Student Body

Total Students
35 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(no dress code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Yearly rates vary depending on program. Coop rates are also available in which parents take a job (usually 5 hrs p/mth) in exchange for discounted tuition. Please call for more information.
Admissions Director
Lorraine Cottle

School Notes

  • Merri-Loo Community Preschool was incorporated in 1968 and is a private, non-profit, cooperative organization serving the Goffstown area.  Each of our two classes (Nursery- 3 yr olds & PreK- 4 yr olds) has a Head Teacher and an Assistant Teacher.  Nursery meets 2 days pre week (Tu/Th) and PreK meets 3 days per week (M/W/F).
  • A Board of Directors, composed of Merri-Loo parents, administers the school. Merri-Loo is fully licensed by the State of New Hampshire.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
  • Students: 35 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,800
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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