signOpen House / Admission Tours

Please join us on this Saturday December 3rd from 10 – noon at our Fall Open House. We will be accepting applications and scheduling classroom tours as of the Open House.  Children are welcome! Come speak to teachers and parents and learn about our play-based, child-centered program, and the rewards and responsibilities of our parent co-op!

For an Application: find a link at the bottom of our Enrollment page.

For our Open House flier, please click here.


Preschool Opening – beginning in January 2017

Are you looking for a space for your preschooler for the winter/spring semester?

We will have one space open in our 4-year old class beginning in January 2017.  Cambridge Nursery School is a small parent cooperative preschool located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the Porter Square area of North Cambridge. We have been nurturing and educating young children since 1923. Please call us at 617-547-7288 or email us at for more information or to schedule a tour.

For our Preschool Opening flier, please click here.


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2013 -2014 was an exciting school year here at CNS!  In 2014, we completed a long awaited and much needed restoration of our historic school house. Find out more about our restoration project by visiting the Cambridge Nursery School Facebook page and learn more about our unique and nurturing environment by exploring our website.


Cambridge Nursery School  |  6 Hillside Place  Cambridge, MA  02140  |  (617) 547-7288  |