Playhouse Coop School

  • Playhouse is a preschool which values childhood as an exciting and important time when young children need to explore and experiment freely toward self-discovery.
  • It is a place where the most important knowledge is self-knowledge, which later informs academic learning.
  • Following the guiding principles of developmentally appropriate practice for young children, the Playhouse strives to provide each child with the tools needed to form a confident and positive self-concept as a learner.
  • A cooperative school, Playhouse encourages and values the contributions of parents and families which produce a mosaic of patterns of participation.
  • The Playhouse staff is experienced in fostering an environment of guidance, support, love and understanding for students and families.
  • Playhouse is a reflection of the ideas, values, and people in the community it serves.
  • With its sliding scale fee structure, Playhouse encourages an economically diverse student body.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students114 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradePlayhouse Coop School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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