The Circle School

  • The Circle School is a non-profit, independent preschool, elementary, and middle school in a family cooperative environment. Currently we provide programs for children 3 - 14 years of age.
  • The Circle School provides small classes, individual attention, and a curriculum that emphasizes the arts, music, and knowledge of world cultures.
  • The Circle School's educational mission is to foster and encourage each child's awareness and respect for her/his own unique self, within a framework of shared community ethics and knowledge, as the foundation for relevant and innovative leadership development.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesAfternoon and morning sessions available each week from June 3- August 2. Register for as many weeks as you'd like!
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students90 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade The Circle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Clothes that kids can get messy in!)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,500
Tuition Notes$6500 K-8 $7600 PreK

School Notes

  • The Circle School is a non-profit, independent preschool and elementary in a family cooperative environment. Currently we provide programs for children ages 3 to 13. The Circle School provides small classes, individual attention, and a curriculum that emphasizes the arts, music, and knowledge of world cultures. The Circle School's educational mission is to foster and encourage each child's awareness and respect for her/his own unique self, within a framework of shared community ethics and knowledge, as the foundation for relevant and innovative leadership development.
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