The Children's School Of Boise
- The Children's School of Boise is an independent, non-profit institution.
- It was founded in 1980 for children 3 to 8 years old as an educational program which emphasizes self-discovery of the world as the most important teacher.
- Affective (emotional) development is seen as equally important to cognitive (thinking) development.
- Both function simultaneously to determine what is learned. Since the early 1900's this approach, known as Developmental Interaction, has evolved through research and analysis at Bank Street College of Education in New York City.
- It is a coherent integration of developmental psychology, cognitive theory and educational theory and practice.
- The mission of The Children's School of Boise, Inc., is to enhance human development by supporting children, during their childhood years, as they experience themselves as capable learners.
- The school will provide a developmentally and educationally sound program for children through age 8.
- In its actions, the school will serve as a community advocate for the whole and healthy development of children and families, and as a progressive educational model.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association for the Education of Young Children|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-1|
|Total Students||83 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 13%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||5 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Admissions Director||Andrea Laird|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Boise Grades: PK-K | 33 students
12255 W Goldenrod Ave
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 322-1200 7 PK-K
- Boise Grades: PK-K | 42 students
419 S Orchard
Boise, ID 83705
(208) 344-8221 2.8 PK-K
- Boise Grades: PK-9 | 173 students
601 South 9th Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 331-9260 0.9 PK-9
- Boise Grades: K | 22 students
2310 Columbus St
Boise, ID 83705
(208) 384-1191 2.9 K
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