The GRIT Academy

  • The GRIT Academy is a nurturing place with a passion to fulfill its mission, which is to serve the needs of our community by offering high quality care with flexible programs designed to nurture the growing child in an environment that is safe, caring and stimulating.
  • These programs provide children with social, emotional and cognitive experiences in group settings.
  • The development and implementation of a sound program for children is best accomplished with support and participation of parents.
  • The center considers parental involvement to be an integral part of their program. Realistic curriculum goals and plans are based on regular assessment of each child's individual needs, strengths and interests.
  • The Grit Academy insures that each child will be provided with positive learning experiences and a strong foundation for a lifetime of learning.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded2015
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students55 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition Rates vary by attendance and age
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTerri Crosbie


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Computer skills, Cooking, Dance, Gymnastics, Karate

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    Grades: NS-PK
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  • Flagtown
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  • Somerville
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    (908) 722-8222
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