At the core of our approach is the conviction that children are innately talented and motivated investigators, capable – with thoughtful guidance – of sophisticated inquiry across a wide range of subjects.

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Our curriculum is built around a series of explorations that grow out of the children's own interests – combining the power of the children's boundless curiosity with an expertly guided investigative approach that immerses the children in the process and joys of real discovery. Learn more about our approach here.

CORE PROGRAM

Each classroom is a "learning lab" offering a balance of experiences including sensory, gross, and fine motor, early literacy and math skills, and dramatic play, music, and visual art. Classrooms have two-three master teachers and a parent helper, intern, or fellow. Each member of the teaching staff has outstanding experience, advanced training or degrees, and a commitment to ongoing professional development.

For 2022-2023, our programming will be: 


20-24 months + 2-3 year olds

Younger preschoolers are in groups of 9 children. Our Core Program is available for 2 days/week in 2 different time windows:

  • Monday-Tuesday mornings, 8:15 AM -11:45 AM

  • Thursday-Friday mornings, 8:15 AM - 11:45 AM

3-5 year olds

Preschoolers are in mixed-age groups of 17-19 children. Our Core Program is available for 3-year-olds 3 -5 days/week, 8 AM - 12 PM

4- 5 years old 

Preschoolers are in mixed-age groups of 17-19 children. Our Core Program is available for older preschoolers 4 - 5 days/week, 8 AM -12 PM