Half Day Preschool
Massachusetts Horticultural Society
All outdoors, ages 2.9 through 6
Drop-off and pick-up are outdoors at Massachusetts Horticultural Society (MassHort). The address is 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA.
We spend our days in the forest and gardens. The children are active participants in selecting which places we visit and how we explore them. Click here for a video of the extraordinary gardens at MassHort.
Hours and Schedule
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Monday through Friday
9 a.m.: Drop-off
Hike to an "adventure spot"
Play and learn in nature
12 p.m.: Pick-up
Tuition for School Year 2021-22
Annual tuition for 5 mornings/week:
$10,800 (10 monthly payments of $1,080)
Annual tuition for 3 mornings/week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday):
$7,500 (10 monthly payments of $750)
Annual tuition for 2 mornings/week (Tuesday, Thursday):
$5000 (10 monthly payments of $500)
Enrollment Fee: $200
Families are required to purchase a MassHort membership at the individual level ($55) or above before your child's first day.
How to Apply
New families--please complete our brief interest form here. We will follow up with you by phone or email. (Please do not submit this form if your child is currently enrolled).
To be eligible for school year 2021-22 your child must be at least 2 years and 9 months of age by the first day of school. (We can accept children who turn 2.9 during the school year if there is an opening available at that time).
MMR vaccinations are required and religious exemptions are not accepted.
Registration for the 2021-22 school year is now open.
Please reach out to with any questions.
We look forward to meeting you!