The Little Dolphin School is a non-profit early childhood learning center established in 1977.
For over 30 years, Little Dolphin has been an industry leader in early literacy and the arts.
The school provides comprehensive ECE services for infants, toddlers, preschool, pre-kindergarten, and private kindergarten.
Our Scarborough campus also provides before & after care for school-age children up to the third grade.
The Little Dolphin Schools mission is to provide the highest quality, comprehensive childcare services for young children ages zero to six regardless of social or economic status.
Our School is dedicated to enhancing young children's intellectual, social, emotional, physical and creative development.
We do this in a warm, nurturing, enriched environment. Children learn and develop differently.
Therefore, our curriculum sparks all the senses, allowing self-esteem to soar.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 111 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The Little Dolphin School Foundation ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maine for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students
111 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade
The Little Dolphin School Foundation Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
37:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Little Dolphin School is a non-profit early childhood learning center established in 1977. For over 30 years, Little Dolphin has been an industry leader in early literacy and the arts. The school provides comprehensive ECE services for infants, toddlers, preschool, pre-kindergarten, and private kindergarten. Our Scarborough campus also provides before & after care for school-age children up to the third grade. The Little Dolphin Schools mission is to provide the highest quality, comprehensive childcare services for young children ages zero to six regardless of social or economic status. Our School is dedicated to enhancing young children's intellectual, social, emotional, physical and creative development. We do this in a warm, nurturing, enriched environment. Children learn and develop differently. Therefore, our curriculum sparks all the senses, allowing self-esteem to soar.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 111 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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