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K-8|Private
43 students
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School leader:  Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis
14 Bedford Road
Lincoln, MA 01773

School website
(781) 728-5438
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Best known for
"Nature-based, mindful, STEAM academics"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Environmental, Humanities, Mathematics, Music...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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69 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · January 02, 2017
As a parent whose child went to this school, we have been highly dissatisfied by Birches. The negative reviews below accurately reflect our experience. We also note the posted review that points out that Birches was able to take down negative... more

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Submitted by a school leader · December 14, 2016
I am very happy to write that Birches School has a new campus! In partnership with the Lincoln Land Trust, we are now the proud owners of four acres with a 12,000 square foot house surrounded by 12 acres of conservation land at 100 Bedford Road,... more

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Submitted by a community member · October 25, 2016
We have had a very positive experience at Birches. The teachers are all incredibly invested in the students, from the broad topics studied to the small details of classroom management. As I write this, the school is focussing on the brain: all... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 25, 2016
[I posted this review in 2015; I wanted to update it by mentioning that Birches will be K-8 as of 2017.] Birches has been pretty fabulous for our kid. He was hesitant at first, but he has really taken to the time spent in the woods. Regularly... more

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About this school

Birches School offers vigorous, interdisciplinary academics within a mindful, nurturing environment. Our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) approach centers on nature-based thematic units designed to cultivate academic and social development and to encourage students' curiosity, creativity, self-reliance, and empathy. Students, teachers, and parents work closely together to create a school that fosters the joy of discovery.

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January 10, 2017

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Last modified: January 2, 2017
Last modified Birches School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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