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Rainbow Nursery School

20 Manet Road
Newton, MA 02467

(617) 527-0787

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

The main goal of the Mount Alvernia Academy Rainbow Nursery School is to provide an integrated approach to learning that addresses the intellectual, emotional, physical and social aspects of education to meet the needs of children three to five years of age.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • 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
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school