The Center School


Admissions Calendar

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Prospective Parent Visits: 

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, by appointment

Please call the admissions office, 413-773-1700, ext 2, or email the Director of Admissions, Jane Stephenson, at, to set up a tour and classroom observation time.

On the Road:

Find us at the Pioneer Valley Independent School Fair

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 5-7 pm, The Bement School, Old Deerfield,  in the Kittredge Building.

Independent schools participating represent pre-school through grade 12 and post graduate. Information sessions on topics such as how to apply for financial aid, finding the right match, and advice on applying to schools will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Open Houses: 

Saturday, Dec 2nd, 9:00am-2:30pm, The Center School

Please join us Saturday, Dec. 2nd from 9:00-2:30 for our Rumpus Open House. All classes will be open with teacher leading nature-based activities. Be sure to explore our indoor, interactive, enchanted forest with 9 magical realms. Practice bow arts with Amherst Archery Academy, explore our labyrinth, attend the Dragon Academy and learn proper egg-sitting, roaring, fire breathing and Dragonish techniques. You can buy sweet, warm and savory treats from our Rumpus Cafe. This is a terrific chance to meet Center School staff and current families. All activities are free.

Open House: Birds of Prey
Sunday, February 5th, 1:00-4:00pm, The Center School

Please join us on a wintery Sunday afternoon to learn more about magnificent birds of prey. Local raptor rehabilitator, Tom Ricardi, will give a live birds of prey presentation from 1-2pm, complete with owls, hawks, eagles, falcons and more! From 2:00-4:00 classrooms will be open and teachers will be offering bird-related activities for children ages 3-14. We welcome you to come and meet our teachers, staff, parents and students. Light refreshments.