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All Austin Cooperative Nursery

2301 Hancock Dr
Austin, TX 78756

Phone:
(512) 454-5315

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Co-op

Day in the Life

General School Mission

We believe that children’s play is a very important way of learning. Class sizes are small and the atmosphere is child-centered. Our dedicated teachers have created an environment that is inviting, secure, and rich in opportunities for the children to express their creativity, to explore new ideas, and to interact with other children.

Teachers introduce project ideas to the classroom, always basing their choice of projects on the children’s interests. The artwork and documentation displayed in the classrooms encourages the children to revisit their learning experiences and keeps parents informed about what our children are learning.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • 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
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school