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Tenacre Country Day School
78 Benvenue Street    
Wellesley, Massachusetts  02482  
   
Private/Independent School
Coed Day pre-k 6 194 students
 

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Employer Description
 
  • 194 students are enrolled at Tenacre.
  • Tenacre has a 6:1 student-to-faculty ratio in the classroom.
  • 23 local communities are represented at Tenacre.
  • 29% of students come from diverse backgrounds.
  • Every student in Grades 1-6 has 60 minutes of math instruction Monday through Thursday.
  • Every student in Grades 1-6 has a 90-minute literacy block, which includes reading, spelling, writing, and grammar, Monday through Thursday.
  • Students start to learn Spanish in kindergarten.
  • All Tenacre classrooms have SMARTBoards, projectors, and document cameras to enhance the learning experience.
  • Tenacre is a wireless campus.
  • Tenacre's Rendell Library has 11,000 books, periodicals, and nonprint materials.
  • Tenacre offers an after-school program for Pre-kindergarten through Grade 6.
  • Fifth and sixth graders participate on interscholastic sports teams in the fall, winter, and spring.
  • Tenacre's school colors are green and white.
  • Tenacre's mascot is the Tenacre Tiger.
  • Among Tenacre’s many traditions developed over its 100-year history, is Orchard Day.  On this special day, all students gather to honor the graduating class in song and poetry.  The Sixth Grade helps the First Grade plant “their” tree in the orchard.
 
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Diversity Mission Statement
 
Tenacre values inclusiveness and diversity—and our curriculum reflects it. From pre-kindergarten through sixth grade, we work with children to guide their understanding and appreciation of our different cultures, religions, races, genders, socioeconomic differences, and family structures. We prepare our students to be good global citizens with a deep awareness of the importance of history, geography, and current events. We study other cultures, other languages, and other points of view. That is one of the many ways we create caring citizens.