The Neighborhood Schoolhouse is a state-approved independent school and licensed center based child care program. We serve children from 6 weeks old to 8th grade through our nursery, preschool, pre-k, elementary, and middle school programs. Click on the links below to learn more about each program.
NURSERY Our nursery program serves children from 6 weeks old to 2 years old. We are play-based with an emphasis on outdoor exploration and the arts. Our nursery program is fully licensed by the state of Vermont.
PRESCHOOL & PRE-K Our preschool & pre-k program serves children from 2 to 5 years old. We are predominantly play-based and focus on teaching and supporting social-emotional skills as well as group and individual exercises designed to prepare children for entering elementary school. Our preschool & pre-k program is fully licensed by the state of Vermont.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL We are currently working on rebuilding our elementary school program, which will serve students from Kindergarten through 6th grade. Teachers work with mixed-age classrooms grouped according to abilities for most academic activities. Classrooms may be located in the Neighborhood Schoolhouse building, the forest, the playground, or the yurt. We are a state-approved independent school.