The Perkins School

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  • About Us: Perkins is a small learning community where children and their families feel at home.
  • Children learn best in small classes and schools, where they are known and appreciated as individuals. Our experienced teachers incorporate a variety of learning techniques, ensuring that each child's learning style is addressed and enhanced.
  • Philosophy: Perkins nurtures the intellectual, creative, and emotional lives of children in a diverse learning community in which an integrated, experiential curriculum prepares them for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service.
  • Why Choose Us: Perkins offers a truly child-centered, age-appropriate, and challenging curriculum.  Children leave Perkins happy, motivated, and well-prepared.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students108 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 27%
Students by GradeThe Perkins School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11
Yearly Tuition Cost$19,000
% on Financial Aid
17%
Admissions DirectorAngie Gianelli

School Notes

  • Differentiated instruction, specific grade level goals with careful adaptations for individual students
  • Weekly all school meetings with close knit and caring school community
  • Emphasis on science and understanding math
  • Daily P.E. for optimum brain function and physical health
  • French language and social skills program in all grades
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