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Echo Falls Pre-School

15 Summer Street
Newton, MA 02464

(617) 965-3606

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Encourages total child development through individual expression and learning with hands-on experience. Focus on independence and self-esteem. Thematic curriculum emphasizes social skills. Structured small group time with teacher. Art, cooking, science, dramatic play, music. Occasional field trips.

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
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school