The Little Dolphin School Foundation

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 Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students111 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade The Little Dolphin School Foundation Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio37:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westbrook
    Spring Harbor Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 12 students
    1.7 miles
    123 Andover Rd
    Westbrook, ME 04092
    (207) 761-2364
    1.7 PK
    12
  • Gorham
    Grades: PK-1 | 10 students
    2.4 miles
    79 Libby Avenue
    Gorham, ME 04038
    (207) 839-7779
    2.4 PK-1
    10
  • Portland
    Grades: NS-8 | 152 students
    2.9 miles
    856 Brighton Ave
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 772-8689
    2.9 NS-8
    152
  • Portland
    The Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 98 students
    3.9 miles
    721 Stevens Ave
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 797-9366
    3.9 PK-K
    98
  • Portland
    St. Brigid School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 261 students
    3.9 miles
    695 Stevens Ave
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 797-7073
    3.9 NS-8
    261

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