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BAY FARM MONTESSORI ACADEMY
145 Loring St. Duxbury, MA
www.bfarm.org

Bay Farm Montessori Academy is an independent, co-educational, day school in Duxbury, Massachusetts serving children from all over the South Shore, ages 12 months to 14 years. The school works together to cultivate a vibrant Montessori learning community where children are inspired to grow with joy, purpose, and compassion. Students enjoy a robust academic program that includes an emphasis on art, music, drama, library, outdoor learning, STEM agriculture, PE, and world language. The school’s well-rounded academic curriculum and hands-on learning develops the skills and experience that enable its students to emerge as self-confident learners and leaders upon graduation.

Rolling admissions throughout the year. Limited availability in various levels. Schedule your tour at
www.bfarm.org.


THE CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL OF WESTON
www.csw.org

A leader among America’s progressive independent schools, The Cambridge School of Weston has been at the forefront of educational innovation since 1886. At this day and boarding high school located in Weston MA, creative, motivated students embrace challenging work and address complex questions — with curiosity and courage. Inspired by the diverse perspectives and high expectations of our justice-minded community, they find and develop what is extraordinary in themselves and in the world around them. Learn more at
www.csw.org.


THE CHESTNUT HILL SCHOOL
428 Hammond St.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
www.tchs.org

The Chestnut Hill School is pleased to welcome Tamara Schurdak as our new Head of School effective July 1, 2017. We are delighted about the talent, energy, and vision that Tamara will bring to CHS. During a national search process, Tamara’s warmth and intelligence were evident to everyone, and her leadership experience makes her uniquely qualified for the responsibilities of Head of School. Excited for this next chapter in their lives, Tamara joins the CHS community with her partner, Anne Gunning, who after several years away from Red Sox Nation, is looking forward to returning to her home state of Massachusetts.

The Chestnut Hill School an independent, co-educational for children in Beginners (age 3) to 6th grade. Our mission to educate children is deeply rooted in a commitment to academic excellence, diversity, and community. Our goal is to develop skills, both academic and non-academic, to encourage individuality, to spur creativity, and to cultivate leadership in our students.

For more information about The Chestnut Hill School visit us on our website at
www.tchs.org, or call 617.566.4394.


Dedham Country Day School

Dedham Country Day School

www.DedhamCountryDay.org
781-329-0850

At DCD, we believe that balance matters—in learning and life. We combine academic challenge with support; pedagogical tradition with innovation. Strong scholastics combined with outstanding arts and athletics create a program that is balanced and whole. Here, a premium is placed on both academic and emotional intelligence. Children learn who they are as diverse individuals and how to be part of something bigger. Acceptance is a given, and children find encouragement in every connection they make. It’s a community that nurtures, nudges, and gives. That’s how we grow “whole” children—and, ultimately, adults who will thrive with the intellectual and emotional capacity to contribute to their world and enjoy meaningful lives. Visit us, and you’ll get a sense of how our students learn to think creatively and critically. You’ll see that from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8, kids are being kids—and being themselves. You’ll witness them tackling hands-on projects, collaborating, taking risks, solving problems—and, most of all, enjoying their experience. Explore DCD through our admissions events and a personal tour. Our 17-acre campus is just minutes from Route 128 in Dedham.

Please visit our website for admissions event details or email admissions@dcds.net with any questions.


Hands-On Montessori School
12 Creeden Street
Mansfield, MA 020478
www.homontessori.com

Established in 2003, HOMS is a small, private coeducational Montessori day school that services families with children ages 18 months to 9 years (or toddler through third grade).

Mission Statement

Hands-On Montessori School  is a community of children, families, and teachers dedicated to inspiring and nurturing the development of each student’s independence, self-confidence, self-respect, and creativity, enabling each child to reach his/her full potential as a global citizen and life-long learner. Hands-On Montessori School facilitates this development by embracing the philosophy and methods of Dr. Maria Montessori in harmony with other developmentally appropriate, innovative teaching practices.

We encourage students to become engaged and excited with their schoolwork through active learning. Students are encouraged to pursue studies in all areas of their spontaneous personal interest using hands-on “experiential” learning through concrete manipulative learning materials, experimental discovery, and group experiences. Hands-On Montessori School is committed to both high standards of individual academic achievement while at the same time respecting the child’s human dignity and well-being.

For more information about our school and individual programs and hours, please visit our Facebook page and web site at
www.homontessori.com or email admin@homontessori.com.


INLY SCHOOL
46 Watch Hill Drive
Scituate, MA
inlyschool.org

Inly School is an independent Montessori school on Boston’s South Shore with innovative programs that inspire toddler through 8th grade students to become engaged, lifelong learners. Inly’s curriculum blends Montessori philosophy with educational best practices to teach core subjects, world languages, creative thinking, arts, athletics, and life skills.

Inly Fast Facts:

• 290 students; Low student–teacher ratio
• Multi-age classes grouped by developmental level
• Spanish, Chinese, Visual & Performing Arts, Technology, Robotics
• Robust experiential learning program; Team and league sports
• da Vinci Studio for applied creativity and problem-solving
• 4-acre outdoor classroom, walking trails, organic gardens
• Nut-free and allergy-friendly
• Accredited by the Association for Independent Schools of New England (AISNE) and American Montessori Society(AMS)

At Inly, it’s all about doing what's best for children. The tangible benefits of an Inly education include a deep understanding of academic material, many hands-on skills, and a discerning ability to manage one’s time. The intangible benefits—confidence, independence, and social and interpersonal responsibilities—separate Inly graduates from their peers and define the Inly difference.

Learn more at inlyschool.org.


INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF BOSTON
Preschool (starting at age 2.9) through Grade 12
45 Matignon Road
Cambridge, MA 02140
admissions@isbos.org
www.isbos.org
 
The International School of Boston (ISB) is an independent, non-profit, PK-Grade 12 French-English bilingual and international school located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in one of the most vibrant metropolitan areas in the United States. As a world-class, accredited academic institution, ISB places the development of the bilingual brain at the heart of its mission. ISB students graduate with an American high school diploma and choose between two internationally renowned diplomas, the French or the International Baccalaureate, giving them the opportunity to thrive at leading universities in the United States, France, and around the world. Offering a rich experience with rigorous programs, ISB prepares its students for a lifetime of learning and service. Visit www.isbos.org.


THE MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF NORTHAMPTON
51 Bates St., Northampton, MA 01060
413-586-4538
www.northamptonmontessori.com
Preschool - 6th grade

Founded in 1976, the Montessori School of Northampton is located in the highly-populated-with-lesbians community of Northampton. Students also come from surrounding towns such as Amherst, Hatfield, Easthampton, Hadley, and Hilltowns. The school has a beautiful facility including a well-equipped playground and a garden. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnic origin, disability and sexual orientation.

The school is dedicated to, but not limited by, the innovative ideas of educator, Maria Montessori. Classes for ages 3 to 6 are known as "Children's Houses" and children are free to move about and choose their own materials and activities. Learning materials include sensory-motor, practical life, language arts, art, music, movement, and nature study. Montessori elementary level classrooms permit a varied pace and children may work as long as needed on one project. Language, literacy skills, math, geography, cultural studies, botany, zoology, the physical sciences, the arts, gym and Spanish are introduced to elementary level students ages 6 to 12.

Scholarship funds are available and DSS day care vouchers and Community Partnership Grants are accepted. The school also accepts special-needs children. Contact Susan Swift, Head of School at (413) 586-4538 or email: info@northamptonmontessori.com.


THE RASHI SCHOOL
8000 Great Meadow Road
Dedham, MA 02026
www.rashi.org

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, success depends on collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving. At The Rashi School, education is forward-thinking, keeping pace with innovations in research and practice on how children learn and emphasizing the skills students will need to be successful in the world they are inheriting.

The school’s integrated curriculum weaves Jewish Studies— including social justice, which is uniquely emphasized at Rashi —seamlessly into the secular curriculum. This interdisciplinary approach helps students discover connections between one subject and another, between themselves and the community, and between their community and the world at large.

At Rashi, the Boston area’s Reform Jewish independent school, students in kindergarten through grade 8 learn in an atmosphere infused with an appreciation for, and love of, a life informed by Jewish values. The school shares a 162-acre wooded campus with Hebrew SeniorLife’s NewBridge community, enriching the student experience with multigenerational friendships and perspectives.

The Rashi School graduates accomplished and engaged students who have a strong sense of self and Jewish identity and who understand their obligation to make a difference in the world.


The Roxbury Latin School
www.roxburylatin.org
617-477-6317

Founded in 1645, and located on 117 acres in West Roxbury, Roxbury Latin is a small, independent day school for boys in Grades 7 through 12. We are committed to the character development and rigorous academic training of each boy entrusted to us. The school’s comparatively low tuition, and its policy to admit and enroll students without regard to their parents’ ability to pay, ensures a diverse student body.

In designing a vital program, Roxbury Latin is alert to what is best and most effective in educating boys, but we also dare to define what is in their best interest. We care most of all what kind of person a boy is, and we promise to know and love each boy.


WELLAN MONTESSORI SCHOOL
wellan.org

Wellan Montessori School (formerly Newton Montessori School) is an independent, coeducational school for students age 15 months – Grade 8, located in Newton Centre, MA. At Wellan, educators harness the power of each child’s intrinsic motivation; all students are known, cherished, and given the opportunity to achieve their greatest potential. Students benefit from hands-on lessons and structured curricula while working toward mastery in all subject areas. They learn in the context of a tight-knit community that includes peers, faculty, and family members of diverse backgrounds who celebrate each other’s differences. Graduates emerge as capable leaders with deep self-knowledge, sharply tuned academic skills, and empathy for others, well prepared for the area’s top public and independent schools. Schedule a tour at
wellan.org to see our immersive education firsthand.


Worcester Academy

WORCESTER ACADEMY

www.worcesteracademy.org

Worcester Academy is an exceptional co-educational independent school for day and boarding students in grades 6 through 12 and postgraduates. Through an innovative and thoughtfully designed curriculum, we instill in our students a lifelong passion for learning and a foundation of core values that enable them to achieve the honorable as leaders and world citizens. We take pride in our diverse local and international community, and situate our curriculum within a global, multicultural context that helps students develop the independence, confidence, and world-readiness they need to succeed in college and beyond.

"Achieve the Honorable," our school motto, sits as the foundation of our core values – Honor, Respect, Community, Personal Growth, and Challenge. It's the phrase every member of the WA community is expected to live up to every day. Through an abundance of extra-curricular activities, we give our students an environment filled with expert guidance, plenty of options, and, of course, challenge. We develop cultural competency and global perspective through our diverse community. Our city campus gives every Hilltopper the opportunity to experience the vitality, diversity, and excitement of a city rich in heritage, culture, and the Arts.


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