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The Cottage School at Montlake

2303 25th Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98112

Phone:
(206) 322-4496

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

From the Director:

Designed to meet the developmental, cultural and individual needs of your child. We provide a developmental appropriate program that encourages children to take a hands-on approach to exploring their environment. This provides an opportunity for children to develop at their own pace. [As excerpted from The Cottage School Website]

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Our philosophy of education is based on nurturing the whole child. We provide a developmental appropriate program that encourages children to take a hands-on approach to exploring their environment. This provides an opportunity for children to develop at their own pace. [As excerpted from The Cottage School Website]

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Teachers and our Director or Program Supervisor are always available for conferences. Parent/Teacher conferences are scheduled yearly and we schedule them in late afternoon or early morning. Please feel free to arrange a conference whenever you feel the need. Close communication with all families is a priority. Our directors and teachers are always available to discuss any concerns you may have. Our number 1 priority is your child. [As excerpted from The Cottage School Website]

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • 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