About Tenacre

Quick Facts

Quick Facts about Tenacre

  • 195 total students: Pre-K (18), Kindergarten (22), Grade 1 (25), Grades 2 (27), Grade 3 (27) Grade 4 (26), Grade 5 (25), and 6 (25)
  • Student Demographics: 105 girls, 90 boys, 27% of enrolled students self-identify as students of color, 25 towns are represented in Tenacre's student body
  • Tenacre has 39 teachers who work with 195 students in the classroom
  • In addition to direct daily math instruction, students practice math skills as part of their morning work and through games and projects.
  • Students are taught reading daily in small flexible groups. In addition to small, targeted reading groups, students are given direct instruction in spelling, handwriting writing, and grammar throughout the grades.
  • Students start to learn Spanish in Pre-Kindergarten
  • Students in every grade participate in Special Subject classes: science, Spanish, art, music, tech & innovation, library, P.E.
  • 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 (soccer, flag football, basketball, baseball & softball) as part of the Physical Education program
  • Tuition: Between $31,480 for Pre-K and $44, 280 for Grade 6
  • Financial Aid: just over $1 million offered to 20% of students in 2022-2023


Tenacre is affiliated with the following organizations:
  • Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Education Records Bureau (ERB)
  • Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB)
  • Elementary School Heads Association (ESHA)


Chip Riegel is the principal photographer of the Tenacre website. Photos are property of Tenacre Country Day School and are not distributable for any reason. Please do not copy and use them on any other website. Thank You.
Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.