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Charles River School — Pre-school – grade 8
6 Old Meadow Rd.
Dover, MA 02030
Charles River School (CRS) honors the pursuit of academic excellence and the joy of childhood. CRS nurtures each child by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement. CRS graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.
Dana Hall School — grades 5 – 12
45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02482-9010
An independent boarding and day school for girls in grades 5-12 (boarding begins grade 9). Placing emphasis upon sound academic education and the preparation of each individual for college and for life, the School balances exposure to new ideas and the challenge of analytic and creative thinking with concentration on the development of self-esteem, leadership, and respect for others.
Dedham Country Day School — Pre-school – grade 8
90 Sandy Valley Rd, Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 329-0850 | [email protected]
At Dedham Country Day School (DCD) balance matters—in learning and life. DCD combines academic challenge with support; pedagogical tradition with innovation. Strong scholastics combined with outstanding arts and athletics create a program that is balanced and whole.
Fay School — K – grade 9
Fay School is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school, located on a 66-acre campus in Southborough, Massachusetts, and is the oldest junior boarding school in the United States. The mission of Fay School is to educate each child to his or her full potential through a broad, balanced, and challenging program that establishes a solid foundation for a productive and fulfilling life.
Riverbend School — Pre-school – grade 8
39 Eliot St., South Natick, MA 01760
508-655-7333, [email protected]
Riverbend School in South Natick hosts a true community of learners. Every member of the Riverbend community, from teachers and students to parents and other family members, is actively engaged in improving how we teach, learn, and inspire one another to embrace each new challenge.
St. John School — Pre-school – grade 6
9 Ledyard Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
or email Mrs. Judy Lewis, Director of Admissions
Pre-school through grade 6. Built on the cornerstones of Academic Excellence, Faith Development, and Community, the mission of Saint John School is to provide each student with an education that promotes the development of the whole person within an atmosphere of Christian concern, commitment, and dedication to service.
Tenacre Country Day School — K – grade 6
Phone: 781-235-2282 | Fax: 781-237-7057
A private, coed school for pre-kindergarten to grade 6. Tenacre offers a dynamic and exciting environment in which children progressively develop critical thinking skills, become confident and joyful learners, and move forward into higher education and life as caring citizens.
The Chestnut Hill School — ages 3 – grade 6
428 Hammond St., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
The Chestnut Hill School inspires exuberant learning, intellectual curiosity, and each child’s unique leadership style. It’s where children of all cultures, colors and affinities sit side-by-side, deciphering math equations, designing robots, playing violin. Whether age three or twelve, CHS children learn to build grit, develop empathy and explore creativity.
Walnut Hill School for the Arts — grades 9 – 12
508-653-4312Walnut Hill School for the Arts is an independent boarding and day high school offering a transformational educational experience purposefully designed for student artists in grades 9–12, with a postgraduate year also available. Unparalleled training is offered in dance; music; theater; visual art; and writing, film & media arts, complemented by a robust and innovative academic curriculum.See Wellesley early education page here