Now Enrolling for the FCNS Summer Extension Program

June 17th through August 23rd!

NEW! Toddler Program starting at 15 months

with part-time and full-time openings

Some limited preschool/pre-k openings for 2024/2025

Child-directed play is at the heart of FCNS.

We are a leading nature-based preschool in the Metrowest area, providing quality education and care for children aged 15 months to 5 years old.

New Hours for 2024/2025

Before-School care starting at 8:00 AM and After-School care until 5:00 PM!

Sets of hands working together.

Nature-based education

We believe in the importance of providing children with opportunities to explore and investigate the natural world around them.

Toddler, Preschool, Pre-K classes

School year programming for Toddlers starting at 15 months, Preschoolers starting at 2.9 years and Pre-K starting at 4 years. Toilet training is NOT required.

School year and Summer programs

School year is September through mid-June. Summer Extension Program is mid-June, July and August.

Play-based emergent curriculum

Emergent curriculum that meets teh needs of individual children with a focus on nature education.

Kids by the stream

Class schedules

We offer 9am to 1pm & 9am to 3pm classes. Tuesday/Thursday (2-day option), Monday/Wednesday/Friday (3-day option) or Monday through Friday (5-day option).

Dedicated staff

Warm, experienced and nurturing staff with diverse experiences and backgrounds. We have low student:teacher ratios.

2024/2025 Enrollment

We are touring for the 2024/2025 school year. Tours are scheduled between 10am and 12pm so that parents can see the school in action. Use the “Contact Us” form below to inquire about setting up a time to come visit. You can take a look at our virtual tours on our website. You can download all the enrollment forms by clicking below to go to the FCNS Forms page.

Contact Us

Framingham Centre Nursery School

24 Vernon St, Framingham, MA 01701 | Phone: 508-875-8260 | [email protected]

If you have questions about our preschool program or would like to set up a tour, feel free to send us a message or give us a call at 508-875-8260. We will get back to you as soon as possible. 


Licenses and Certifications

ERAFANS Certified Educator

Completed the Nature-based Teacher Certification, Level 1, with the Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature Schools (ERAFANS)