The Cornerstone School

  • The Cornerstone School is deeply committed to laying the foundation upon which each child can build in order to become the architect of his or her own future.
  • The foundation consists of an open, inquiring mind, a loving heart, and a solid inner confidence that permits respect for our earth and its inhabitants.
  • The groundwork is laid in an environment of intellectual challenge, and close, supportive relationships among students, teachers, and parents.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Students214 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeThe Cornerstone School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Cornerstone School is deeply committed to laying the foundation upon which each child can build in order to become the architect of his or her own future. The foundation consists of an open, inquiring mind, a loving heart, and a solid inner confidence that permits respect for our earth and its inhabitants. The groundwork is laid in an environment of intellectual challenge, and close, supportive relationships among students, teachers, and parents.
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    Grades: PK-8 | 39 students
    18 miles
    320 East Road
    Hampstead, NH 03841
    (603)329-4406
    18 PK-8
    39
  • Dover
    Grades: PK-12 | 457 students
    9.4 miles
    20 Seaborne Dr
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603)742-3617
    9.4 PK-12
    457
  • Dover
    St Mary Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 317 students
    11.5 miles
    222 Central Ave
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603)742-3299
    11.5 PK-8
    317
  • Hampton
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 221 students
    6.2 miles
    289 Lafayette Rd
    Hampton, NH 03842
    (603)926-3254
    6.2 PK-8
    221
  • Hampton Falls
    Grades: 6-8 | 90 students
    4.7 miles
    356 Exeter Rd
    Hampton Falls, NH 03844
    (603)772-9093
    4.7 6-8
    90

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I have three children at this school. Each one of my kids has unique strengths and challenges with respect to their educational needs. I have loved the way this school has catered to these needs. The kids are with the same pair of caring teachers for 3 years, allowing them to develop a strong relationship and to be understood. We have had a wonderful experience at every classroom level.
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The average private school tuition in New Hampshire is $8,650 for elementary schools and $28,101 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Hampshire is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).