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Hollow Reed School

93 Sedgewick Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

(617) 524-4881

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

The Hollow Reed school seeks to provide a balanced, warm, and fun educational setting for young children. We focus on the development of the whole child: intellectual, social, physical, tempermental, and emotional, and structure our learning activities accordingly.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions