The Phoenix School

Tel: (978)741-0870
  • The Phoenix School is a co-educational day school for students in preschool through 8th grade.
  • The mission of The Phoenix School is to develop global citizens who are compassionate, creative, and technologically proficient individuals in a dynamic and interconnected world.
  • Student, teachers, and parents of diverse backgrounds join together to integrate the knowledge, values, and leadership necessary for students to participate actively within their families and communities, now and into the future.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Educational Records Bureau
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students19 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeThe Phoenix School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size4 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Students are expected to dress to learn.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,400
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $20400 for PK to $21800 ( includes travel study trip) for grades 5-8.
% on Financial Aid
27%
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,800
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLeslie Levesque

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsIntramural Sports Only, Soccer, Swimming, Track and FieldIntramural Sports OnlySoccer,
SwimmingTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Phoenix Kids Go Places! Students use the downtown Salem area as their campus and the world as their classroom. 89 Margin St. is home base but students discover that learning is everywhere as we utilize our community resources and connect with students all over the globe.
  • Local partnerships with the Salem YMCA, the world-renowned Peabody Essex Museum, Creative Salem, Mayor's Office, and Raw Artworks in nearby Lynn, MA help to provide an engaging and real-world educational experience for our students, preparing them to learn and grow in any environment.
  • Travel to Learn. Each year 5th-8th graders visit a placeas a group of excited and knowledgable learners. We have visited the reefs of Virgin Islands National Park, the caves of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Everglades National Park, and many more.
  • Connect to Learn. All of our students, beginning in PK, participate in global projects that engage their curiosity, teach them about other cultures and kids around the world. In recent projects we have connected with countires from 6 of our 7 continents!
  • The Phoenix School is a co-educational day school for students in preschool through 8th grade. The school strives to develop caring, self-confident, inquisitive, competent individuals responsive to a changing, complex world. Students, teachers and parents of diverse backgrounds actively join together in an education compact committed to the acquisition of skills, knowledge and values necessary for accepting responsibility for their lives in today's and tomorrow's world and for assuming effective roles within their families and communities.
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