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 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||84 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 11%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||3 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||28:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
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