An independent co-educational school serving preschool through Grade 8.

For more than 60 years, thousands of students have experienced the unique academic opportunities afforded by The Stanley Clark School. An emphasis on hands-on and experiential learning, a nurturing collaborative environment, and faculty who instill a life-long love of learning are just a few features that set Stanley Clark apart.

We are a united community, sharing and growing together. Our three divisions allow us to connect as smaller communities to focus on specific developmental stages.

Early Childhood:
Preschool Age 3 – Kindergarten

Lower School:
Grades 1-4

Middle School:
Grades 5-8

Stanley Clark graduates leave ready for success, with the ability to problem solve, think imaginatively and express their individual point of view.

Learn More About Academics at Stanley Clark


Tiger Talk Blog

Preschool students observing a chrysallis
Sarah Masters, Preschool 3/4 Teacher

What often appears as play in preschool are actually opportunities to develop oral language, reading, and writing skills. Discover how daily activities in our preschool classrooms lay the foundation for these skills!

1st Grade Student Writing a Note of Gratitude
Shelly Sharp, 1st Grade Teacher

Each year, 1st graders learn about the positive impacts of a handwritten card. Discover the incredible benefits of this often lost art, along with five ways to encourage your child to write a letter or thank you card.

Students having a discussion during a Socratic Seminar
Nancy Nash, 5/6 English Teacher

Discover how fifth and sixth grade English students are learning to engage in meaningful dialogue, challenge their thinking, and strengthen their sense of community through a series of open-ended questions. 

Kindergarten students considering research topics on iPads
Randi Bowling, Kindergarten Teacher

Just as kindergarten students had begun work on their first-ever research projects, COVID-19 forced the closure of schools. Read about how this hands-on research project quickly shifted from an in-class experience to an incredibly successful distance learning project thanks to the collaborative efforts of students, teachers, and families.

Middle School Student Doing Water Testing for Long-Term Class Project
Abbie Kurnyak, Science Teacher, Grades 7 & 8

A long-term class project, while sometimes seemingly daunting at first (for both the student and parent), always results in a sense of achievement, and fosters time management and organizational skills in the process.