The Lamplighter School

  • Lamplighter is a school that consistently strives to promote a high degree of excellence in the teaching and learning of those basic and academic skills needed to cope successfully with the demands of contemporary society.
  • At Lamplighter, learning is believed to be a lifelong endeavor.
  • To that end, the Lamplighter community tries to build a sense of trust, where students feel free to express and test their views and can come to enjoy learning for its own intrinsic worth.
  • All children are expected and encouraged to develop and perform at their highest potential.
  • The school is committed to fostering a sensitive environment that supports the development of self-confidence and self-reliance as well as the nurturing of creativity and critical thought.
  • These goals are accomplished in a warm and caring atmosphere.
  • We value individuality and encourage all children to reach their potential, while respecting their similarities and differences.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4

Student Body

Total Students455 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 39%
Students by GradeThe Lamplighter School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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