Turtle Island Children's Center

  • Turtle Island was founded in 1982 with the aim of bringing respectful, high quality care and education to the Central Vermont community.
  • Turtle Island is a non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors.
  • Turtle Island strives to make this early educational experience exciting and engaging for all children through a play based Emergent curriculum.
  • This is a philosophy that builds upon the interests of children, where topics are captured from the talk of children and their curiosity.
  • Children learn best when they are happy and can relate to the material.
  • Our teacher's are dedicated professionals who engage in ongoing professional development.
  • The relationships that they forge with children are strong, often enduring well beyond the walls of Turtle Island.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1982

Student Body

Total Students75 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 8%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes$10,000-13,000 full year infant, toddler and PK program
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMeg Baird

School Notes

  • There is much to see and experience at Turtle Island Children's Center. Please contact us and come for a visit!
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The average private school tuition in Vermont is $9,879 for elementary schools and $31,543 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Vermont is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).