Lesley Ellis School At A Glance
Enrollment: Approximately 170 students; 30% identify as students of color.
Grades: Preschool (age 2.9) - Grade 6; adding Grade 7 in 2014 and Grade 8 in 2015
Student/Teacher Ratios: Early childhood classes 8:1, Elementary classes 11:1.
Faculty and Staff: 35 teachers and staff, with over 60% of teachers holding advanced degrees.
Program Highlights: Developmental approach in all grades, with two teachers in each classroom. Multigrade elementary classrooms. Award-winning anti-bias curriculum.
Specialists: Spanish, music, art, community service, library, technology and PE in all grades.
Afterschool Program: Available daily until 5:30 pm.
Financial Assistance: In 2012-2013, 17% of our students received need-based tuition grants.
Students' Hometowns: Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Cambridge, Medford, Somerville, Winchester and surrounding communities.
Accreditation: The Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) and licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care.