Frequently Asked Questions

When was the school founded?

Silver Spruce Montessori School was established in 1998.  It occupies a 1890 Colonial Revival surrounded by farmland and rolling hills. 

Where is the school located?

It is located near historic Grafton Center, conveniently close to Route 140, the MA Turnpike and Route 495.  It is easily accessible to the following towns:

  • Upton, 4.5 miles,
  • Northbridge, 5.5 miles
  • Millbury, 5.5 miles
  • Sutton, 6.5 miles
  • Westboro, 7 miles
  • Shrewsbury, 7.5 miles
  • Whitinsville, 8 miles
  • Hopkinton, 11 miles

When can children start?

Children may start at 2.9 years.


Does my child have to be toilet trained?

Children do not have to be toilet trained.  

What age does the school go up to?

Through Kindergarten.

What is the teacher to child ratio?

It is one teacher to ten children.

Do you have a nut policy? 

The school is nut free.


Are parents able to volunteer?


Do you celebrate holidays?

Yes, we consider this a special opportunity to provide valuable learning experiences.

Do the children go outside?

Yes daily, if weather permits.