The Little Dolphin School Foundation
Tel: (207) 383-9990
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.
|School Type||Early Childhood / Day Care|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association for the Education of Young Children|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten|
|Total Students||111 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 10%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||3 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||37:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
Nearby Private Schools
The nearest high school to The Little Dolphin School Foundation is Cheverus High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Toddle Inn-gorham (2.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Spring Harbor Academy (1.7 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Westbrook Grades: PK | 12 students
123 Andover Rd
Westbrook, ME 04092
(207) 761-2364 1.7 PK
- Gorham Grades: PK-1 | 10 students
79 Libby Avenue
Gorham, ME 04038
(207) 839-7779 2.4 PK-1
- Portland Grades: NS-8 | 152 students
856 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 772-8689 2.9 NS-8
- Portland Grades: PK-K | 98 students
721 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 797-9366 3.9 PK-K
- Portland Grades: NS-8 | 261 students
695 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 797-7073 3.9 NS-8
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
Each state sets its own teacher certification requirements. While many private schools do not require you to be certified, it is in your best interests to obtain certification. This article includes contact information for state education offices so you can begin the process.
Marketing the small private school can be done affordably and effectively. We suggest five easy steps to make that happen.