Programs

At LNS, we offer programs for children from two years nine months to six years old.

Studio Blue

9am-12pm (core program)
M – TH

With Extended Day programming, children can be at school 8-3 M-F. (See below)

This class is for the youngest children in the school. Up to 14 children may be enrolled. The class is taught by a co-teaching team, with a parent helper each day.

emergent curriculum

Studio Yellow

9am-12pm (core program)
M – TH

With Extended Day programming, children can be at school 8-3 M-F. (See below)

This class is comprised of up to 16 children of the next age cohort. The class is taught by a co-teaching team, with a parent helper Tuesday-Thursday.

EMERGENT CURRICULUM

Studio Purple

9am-12pm (core program)
M – F

With Extended Day programming, children can be at school 8-3 M-F. (See below)

This class is comprised of up to 16 four-year-olds, who may go to either Studio Red or Kindergarten the following year. The class is taught by a co-teaching team, with a parent helper Tuesday-Thursday.

EMERGENT CURRICULUM

Studio Red

M/Tu/Th 9-3
W/F 9-12

With Extended Day programming, children can be at school 8-3 M-F. (See below)

Up to 16 children may be enrolled. The class is taught by a co-teaching team, with a parent helper Tuesday-Thursday.

Studio Red is for children who would benefit from an extra year before kindergarten, particularly children who would be the youngest in their kindergarten class.

EMERGENT CURRICULUM

The program was launched as a pilot and refined over a three year period, creating a renowned program that has drawn from Lincoln, Arlington, Concord, Weston, Wayland, Acton, Waltham, and Sudbury.

Extended Day

LNS offers four extended day options on various days of the week which parents may sign up for daily or in advance on a contract-basis. 

Early Arrival

8am-9am
m – f

Children may be dropped off at school beginning at 8:00 every morning.
Daily Sign-Up Cost: $16/day 

Extended Playground

12pm-12:30pm
m – f

Children can continue to play on the playground until 12:30 p.m. Provides parents with some flexibility with pick-up time and is particularly helpful if you are running late.
Daily Sign-Up Cost: $10/day 

Lunch Bunch

12pm-1pm
m / t / th / f

Children continue to play on the playground until 12:30 and then have a group lunch* (brought from home) with their teachers and other children until 1:00 pm. Mixed ages.
Daily Sign-Up Cost: $16/day 

Stay and Play

12pm-3pm
m / t / th / f

Children play on the playground until 12:40, have a group lunch (nut-free, and brought from home) with their teachers and other children (mixed ages), followed by a 20 minute “rest period”. The remaining time is spent playing in a relaxed environment with materials and activities provided in response to children’s daily interests. Until 3:00 p.m. (pick-up is available beginning at 2:45 p.m.).
Daily Sign-Up Cost: $40/day 

Plus Friday

Children in Studios Blue and Yellow may integrate into Studio Purple on Friday mornings, 9-12, with extended day options available.

Extended Day Contract Rates

Contract rates are discounted approximately 20% and are calculated based on the number of school days for any given day (e.g. there are fewer Mondays than Tuesdays, so Monday programs cost less on a contract basis).

ProgramMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Early Arrival
8-9am
$480$560$512$560$560
Extended Playground
12-12:30pm
$288$336$298$326$336
Lunch Bunch
12-1pm
$480$560N/A$544$560
Stay & Play
12-3pm
$1152$1344N/A$1306$1344