Frequently asked questions

Do you offer tours of the school?

Yes! We want you to come in with your child while school is in session to meet the teachers and see how our program is run.

 

Do you offer full day programs?

We offer half day programs which run from 8:45AM to 12:30PM.  

 

How much is the tuition?

We have affordable tuition which includes all costs associated with our programs.  Our tuition rates are set in the fall for the following year and are available upon request.

 

Do you offer a sibling discount?

Yes, a discount is applied to all siblings after the first child.

 

Is there a curriculum?

Our curriculum is based on the Massachusetts Board of Education’s Guidelines for Preschool Learning Experiences.

 

What are the qualifications of the teachers and turnover rate?

All our teachers are certified by the Office of Early Education and Care in Boston, Ma. The turnover rate is very low at our school, please refer to our Meet the Staff section.

 

How large are the classes and what are the staff-child ratios?

Each of our classrooms is led by a teaching team consisting of two teachers. Our classes are determined based on the age of the children. Classes for our 2.9/3-year-old program have a maximum of ten children, our three/four-year-old and PreK classes may contain up to fourteen children. An additional teacher may be added to a classroom of 14 depending on the needs of the children.

 

Does my child need to be toilet trained to attend MMNS?   

No, your child does not need to be toilet trained.  We do suggest you begin actively training your child. Our teachers are prepared to support your toilet training efforts in accordance with your requests and in a manner that is developmentally appropriate for your child.