The Hayground School

  • Hayground School is founded on the conviction that all children can and should live a life of the mind.
  • All children can be serious and passionate reasers; all children can engage in serious discourse; all children can work and study in a community where art is at the center, not the periphery, of life.
  • All children can develop the habit of compassion. Our mission at Hayground is to provide an open, community school where unproductive conventions are replaced by new ways of teaching and learning.
  • We are committed to a program of innovalaton in a community of diversity, both economical and cultural.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students76 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Hayground School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size13 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions DirectorMarcelle Langendal
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