Russell Cooperative Preschool

"I know why you love my school, because it's beautiful. But I love my school because it feels like home."

Russell student to her mom

What makes us special?

Nature Based Curriculum • Active Family Involvement • Nurturing Environment

Children in a sunlit room chopping vegetables for snack using safe chopping tools
We serve warm, organic whole-food based snacks, prepared daily by children and teachers 
Two children using curved flat wooden shapes to construct a dome on the classroom carpet
We emphasize natural materials and simple playthings that leave scope for children’s imaginations 
Two children watching intently as a teacher uses a sowing machine
We have a mixed age classroom, with a high teacher to student ratio 
A mulch bedded playground with wood features in autum.  Children play in the foreground.  A large and beatiful red-leaved maple stands in the backgound.
Children play outdoors in almost any weather

Contact us for details about our Admission Process

Feel free to browse our brochure to see photos and get a sense of what the Russell Cooperative Preschool is all about.

Please email us at or complete our online inquiry form to request information or an application.