About Us

  • History
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  • Strategic Plan
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  • Faculty and Staff
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  • Quick Facts

    • Founded in 1982
    • Average enrollment of 100
    • Located on a wooded, eight-acre campus with playing fields, playground, gardens, nature trail, woods, and stream
    • The three-building campus is open, relaxed, and inviting with multiple areas for play, study, and hands-on learning
    • Serves children ages 3.3-14, from preschool through 8th grade
    • There are six classrooms and children are grouped in multi-age groups rather than by grade.
    • The school day is from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • The Extended Day Program runs from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. each day.
    • Our full time Early Childhood Program is for 4 – 6 year olds.
    • Children 3.3 years-old may attend part-time for three full or half days (T, W, Th).
    • Children 4-years-old may choose to attend full time (five full days) or part time (three half or full days, T, W, Th).
    • Touchstone’s middle school opened in September 2004.
    • Touchstone is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the Association for Independent Schools in New England.
    • Touchstone is accredited by the Association for Independent Schools of New England.
    • Financial Aid is available for all age levels and is based solely on demonstrated financial need.

    Where our children go after Touchstone Community School

    Upon leaving Touchstone Community School, our students have attended public and technical schools in every district in the area, as well as the following high schools:

    • Bancroft School
    • Cambridge School of Weston
    • Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School
    • Concord Academy
    • Eagle Hill School
    • Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School
    • Landmark School
    • Marian High School
    • Marianapolis Preparatory School
    • Moses Brown School
    • Mount Saint Charles Academy
    • Mount Saint Michael Academy
    • Notre Dame Academy
    • Rivers School
    • St. John’s High School
    • St. Peter Marian High School
    • Solomon Schecter Day School
    • Sudbury Valley School
    • Walnut Hill School for the Arts
    • Wheeler School
    • Whitinsville Christian School
    • White Mountain School
    • Worcester Academy

    Some of the colleges and universities our graduates have attended include:

    • Appalachian State University
    • Assumption College
    • Bard College
    • Barnard College
    • Bennington College
    • Boston University
    • Bowdoin College
    • Brandeis University
    • Carleton College
    • Carroll College
    • Champlain College
    • Clark University
    • Colby College
    • Colorado College
    • Connecticut College
    • Cornell University
    • Curry College
    • Eastman School of Music
    • George Washington University
    • Georgetown University
    • Guilford College
    • Hampshire College
    • Harvard University
    • Haverford College
    • Hofstra University
    • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
    • Johnson & Wales University
    • Massachusetts College of Art and Design
    • McGill University
    • Mount Holyoke College
    • New York University/Gallatin
    • Northeastern University
    • Oberlin College
    • Princeton University
    • Quinnipiac University
    • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • Rhode Island School of Design
    • St. Michael’s College
    • Savannah College of Art and Design
    • Simmons College
    • Skidmore College
    • Smith College
    • Stanford University
    • Stevens Institute of Technology
    • Swarthmore College
    • Syracuse University
    • Trinity College
    • Tufts University
    • University of Massachusetts/Amherst
    • University of Colorado – Boulder
    • University of Connecticut
    • University of Denver
    • University of Maine
    • University of Rochester
    • University of Vermont
    • Vassar College
    • Wesleyan University
    • Williamette University
    • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

     

    Touchstone believes that education must be transformative. The educational experience should reveal to all students their unique qualities and capabilities and their responsibility to put their uniqueness at the service of society and the earth.

    Touchstone believes that education must be transformative. The educational experience should reveal to all students their unique qualities and capabilities and their responsibility to put their uniqueness at the service of society and the earth.