Merri-Loo Community Preschool

  • 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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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1968

Student Body

Total Students35 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,800
Tuition NotesYearly 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 DirectorLorraine 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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The average private school tuition in New Hampshire is $8,511 for elementary schools and $28,226 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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