145 Loring St., Duxbury , 781-934-7101 bfarm.org
Bay Farm Montessori Academy is an independent, co-educational day school serving children from toddlers through Grade 8. One of the South Shore’s oldest and largest Montessori schools, Bay Farm offers all students the excitement of hands-on learning and small class sizes on a nine-acre campus. Bay Farm provides a challenging academic environment with a vibrant visual and performing arts program in a nurturing community where children emerge as self-confident learners. Our Middle School offers internships, boating, field trips, and an iPad for every student. Bay Farm is dedicated to providing a well-rounded education, delivered individually. Bay Farm is accredited by the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE).
Celebrating more than 40 years of educating students, Cape Cod Academy is an independent K through grade 12 day school situated on 46 acres in the heart of the Cape. Across our three school divisions, a positive peer pressure environment encourages curiosity, leadership and academic rigor. Our curriculum is not driven by standardized testing, and our classes enable students to develop 21st-century skills that are imperative for future success including critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication and collaboration. Our classrooms are led by top-flight faculty who develop new teaching approaches based on the best research and our own experience on how best to reach our kids. Student performance is measured in many ways – in addition to testing – and we take pride in the fact that 100 percent of our graduates attend their select colleges.
Founded in 1784, Derby was one of the first co-educational day schools in the country for students in Pre-K through Grade 8. Our mission remains the same now as it was two hundred years ago: to Improve Both Mind and Heart. Small class sizes and a dedicated faculty are the backbone of a well-balanced curriculum of academics, arts, athletics and community service. Our Healey Family Center for Innovation creates a collaborative environment that supports the theme-based International Primary Curriculum for Grades Pre-K – 5, and provides a state-of-the-art learning space for robotics, engineering design and STEAM lessons.
Inly School is a progressive, arts-rich, independent Montessori school on Boston’s South Shore that combines an integrated curriculum with an experiential approach to deliver a highly individualized education for students in toddler through middle school. Inly blends Montessori curriculum and philosophy with educational best practices to teach core academic subjects, world languages, arts, athletics, life skills, and creative thinking in a hands-on manner. Founded in 1973, Inly draws 280 students from 17 nearby towns. Inly’s 10-acre campus includes a sun-filled Library and Artsbarn; the da Vinci Studio, an innovation lab with a Think Tank, Robotics and Maker Spaces, and Digital Design Studio; and a 4-acre Outdoor Classroom with nature trails. Discover the difference at ww.inlyschool.org.
Old Colony Montessori School (OCMS), currently enrolling students ages 2.9+, has been the premier Montessori education leader on the south shore for over 55 years. Now offering 3-day and 5-day programs, including Elementary (grades 1 to 3) and daycare until 6pm, our students develop a natural love of learning that lasts a lifetime, and approach the world with self-confidence, intellectual curiosity, joy, and respect.
South Shore Conservatory provides access to exceptional arts education and performance for the South Shore community, fostering creativity, artistic growth, and well-being for individuals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Visit sscmusic.org for more details.
Thayer Academy is an independent, co-ed day school in Braintree for grades 5-12. This year Middle School students will work in the new Collaborative Design Lab where they will learn through project-based and experiential assignments. Thayer Academy is also excited to introduce a new 5th grade for the 2018-19 academic year and is accepting applications now. In both the Upper and Middle Schools, students are encouraged to try new things; you don’t need to choose at Thayer—you can be a performer, an artist, an interscholastic athlete and an engaged student. Visit our website, www.thayer.org, and join us for a tour of Thayer’s historic campus to learn more.
At Worcester Academy, we believe we’re a little different from other independent schools. We are a student-centered community where you can be you. Through rigorous academics, strong leadership opportunities, competitive athletics, and inspiring arts programs, we are focused on helping students become the best versions of themselves. We are real…and it’s in our DNA. Join us for one of our fall Middle and Upper School Open Houses and experience the difference of Worcester Academy. RSVP at worcesteracademy.org/openhouse or 508-459-5841.