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Atrium School

Grades: Pre-K-8
Type: Day
Gender: Coed

About

Atrium School, in its 36th year, is located in Watertown in an award-winning green building. Atrium School's PreK - 8th grade progressive education encourages academic curiosity, creativity, and exploration while fostering each child's intellectual growth. Our students develop confidence in themselves and respect for others within a joyful, vibrant community of nurturing teachers, engaged parents, and enriching partnerships.
We are pleased to offer a full-day PreK program for children who turn four years of age by September 15th and a full-day Kindergarten program for children who turn five years of age by September 15th. Atrium's Middle School serves as the next step for our 5th grade students and draws additional students from many area schools and communities. Our students are well-prepared for either independent or public high schools through an innovative curriculum and program.
Atrium students are enriched by Studio Art, Music and Violin programs, Theater and Performing Arts, Library, Spanish, STEM, Physical Education and Sports Teams.

-Please join us at our 2018-2019 Open Houses
-Attend our amazing "A is for Atrium" preschool series
-Or schedule a tour and see how Atrium students experience EXCELLENCE with JOY each day.

EXCELLENCE WITH JOY, Progressive education, Project-based learning, A school where PreK - Grade 8 students are challenged and known

Teaching Philosophy

At Atrium School, students experience the joy of learning and vigorously pursue excellence in an atmosphere of mutual respect. Our diverse array of students join into a tight-knit community of learners, where academic, social and emotional growth hold equal value. Atrium's progressive approach is rooted in curiosity, challenge and affirmation. Students build academic skills, leadership and confidence while learning to think creatively, work collaboratively, and make connections across areas of study. Guiding this journey, our superb teachers foster an environment of critical thinking, problem solving, and compassionate kindness for one another. we welcome the whole family here, too. When founding Atrium nearly four decades ago, Ginny Kahn envisioned a community where everyone is respected and valued, from younger students to the eldest family member. Atrium parents are involved and form lifelong friendships through the school, forging a strong Atrium community.

Mission Statement

Atrium School's PreK -8th grade progressive education encourages academic curiosity, creativity, and exploration while fostering each child's intellectual growth. Our students develop confidence in themselves and respect for others within a joyful, vibrant community of nurturing teachers, engaged parents, and enriching partnerships.