One Church Street Stoneham, MA 02180


Kristie Colwell, Director
Katie Hunt, Assistant Director

Purpose School welcomes all children who are ages two years and nine months to six years.

Important Information

​Current Openings for 2020 - 2021 School Year

We are currently full in four of our classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year. Please feel free to submit a pre-enrollment form to add your child to our current wait list for the 2020-2021 school year. If at anytime during the school year we have a placement open, we will go to our wait list. If you are currently on the wait list remember to send in a new application on January 4th or 5th, 2021 for the 2021-2022 school year.

In our 5th classroom, the Star Room, we have two Monday, Tuesday ,Friday openings for students 3 to 3.7 years old!  If you are looking for a placement and your child is in that age range please contact Kristie Colwell.

Visiting Day

Visiting Day for the 2020-2021 school year takes place on Wednesday, September 8, 2020. Click here for details.



Registration for 2020-2021

Previously Purpose School has offered a daily lunch bunch option and an extended day option. Due to the pandemic, however, we were forced to eliminate the extended day option this year because it was a mixed age group.


To learn more about the daily schedule, click here.


Purpose School will begin accepting  pre-enrollment applications for returning students and their siblings anytime beginning Monday, November 23, until Wednesday, November 25, 2020.  Enrollment Forms can be dropped off at the office on any of these three days. The placement process will start on Monday, November 30, 2020.


Pre-enrollment applications for new student families will be accepted starting on Monday, January 4, 2021 thru Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The placement process will start Wednesday, January 6th and acceptance letters will be mailed out the next week.  

Completed applications may be mailed to: The Purpose School, 1 Church St, Stoneham, MA 02180.

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