The Cottage Childrens Center

  • The Cottage Children's Center is a private, non-profit child care center that is a model for quality childcare.
  • The Cottage was founded in 1981 by a group of Marlborough parents and was incorporated as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization in 1988.
  • Since 2001, the center has been accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
  • NAEYC administers the largest and most widely recognize national, professionally sponsored accreditation system for all types of early childhood schools and child care centers.
  • NAEYC is the nations largest professional organization for early childhood educators.
  • We are committed to the children, who are the driving force behind all our decisions.
  • We are commited to the teachers, families and communities who make up our childcare family.
  • We are committed to identifying and promoting the best child care practices to serve as a model for early childhood education. We measure success one child at at time.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students23 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Cottage Childrens Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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