Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is a Toddler through Grade 6 independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers an educational program tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Kingsley students have no academic limits. Students are inspired and encouraged to exceed their own personal best. A Kingsley education means academic excellence in a nurturing environment.
Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ academic and social development and prepare them to advance successfully to leading public and independent schools. Our commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels each student to become a resilient explorer, confident learner, and empathetic citizen.
A Toddler–Grade 6 Neighborhood School serving Back Bay, South End, and Beacon Hill
Ages & Grades
- Early Childhood: Grades P4, Kindergarten (Ages 4–6)*
- Lower Elementary: Grades 1–3
- Upper Elementary: Grades 4–6
*We offer two options for Early Childhood. Our Fairfield program is for children who first join Kingsley as Toddlers or P3 students. Our Exeter program is for children who join Kingsley at the P4 or Kindergarten entry point.
- Arrival: 8:15–8:30 a.m.
- Morning Dismissal: 11:30 a.m.
- Afternoon Dismissal: 2:30 p.m.
- Arrival: 8:00–8:15 a.m.
- Dismissal: 2:45–3:00 p.m.
EARLY DROP OFF (P3–Grade 6)
- Begins at 7:30 a.m. for Exeter students and 7:45 a.m. for Fairfield students
AFTER SCHOOL (Toddler–Grade 6)
- Runs until 5:30 p.m.
- Extended care options until 6:00 p.m. for Grades 1–6
- Two buildings in Back Bay
- Classrooms and Project Studios
- Studio art space
- Performing art space
- STEM laboratories
- Courtyard playground
- Access to Clarendon Playground
- Physical Education at Boston University
- Toddler Morning: $32,990
- Toddler Full Day: $37,975
- Preschool Morning: $30,765
- Preschool Full Day: $35,905
- Kindergarten: $36,370
- Lower Elementary: $39,215
- Upper Elementary: $41,070
Generous financial assistance is available.