A Program of Schools for Children

Fast Facts


Year Lesley Ellis was founded


Students Enrolled


Students of color

Preschool – Grade 8

Grades at Lesley Ellis


Early Childhood Student/Teacher Ratio


K – Grade 8 Student/Teacher Ratio


Faculty and Staff


Faculty hold advanced degrees


Spanish, music, art, makerspace, library, PE

Dedicated maker space

For all grade levels

5:30 pm

Afterschool Program is available

Vacation Program

Available on most no school days

Summer Program

Weekly sessions, June–August


Students receive need-based tuition


Association of Independent Schools
in New England (AISNE)

Students’ Hometowns

Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Lexington, Medford, Somerville, Winchester and surrounding communities

Team Teaching

Two teachers per classroom in
Preschool – Grade 4


Robust arts program in all grades





Middle School Open House

Join us at our virtual Middle School Open House on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. You’ll have a chance to learn about the middle school curriculum, meet and talk with the middle school director, and connect with other middle school faculty. We hope to see you there! To register, contact Andy Stratford.

Little Learner Series

Join us virtually for one of our Little Learners Series on the first Thursday of every month. This series is for parents and children ages 2 – 5. There will be stories, songs, and a variety of fun, educational activities. Invite a friend or neighbor. The Little Learners Series is free.

Register for one or more of the Little Learners Series here.