Nantucket New School is a private, co-educational day school in Nantucket, Massachusetts, serving students in pre-school through grade eight.
What is a duck race?
  • You “adopt” as may rubber ducks as you like.
  • Numbered ducks are released in the water and race to the finish line!
  • The Great Nantucket Duck Race! will be live streamed on Instagram.
  • Entrants do not need to be present on May 14th race day to win.
  • Fundraising goes towards financial aid & programs for Strong Wings campers and Nantucket New School students.

Morning Meeting

    • Morning Meeting 4/4/22

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Our Mission

Nantucket New School is a co-educational day school serving students in pre-school through grade eight. Within a family-centered school community, our program encourages academic excellence, respects the pace of childhood, and seeks to instill in our students curiosity, creativity, kindness and a lifelong love of learning.

We believe that a small school is uniquely equipped to meet the individual needs of students and their families. A low student/teacher ratio provides opportunities for us consistently to recognize each student as a person and as a learner. Essential to our success are strong student/teacher relationships, as well as partnerships between teachers and parents, creating a family atmosphere where students of different ages are able to interact cooperatively on a regular basis. We believe in and are committed to purposeful involvement in the unique community that is Nantucket and seek to build a student body that reflects the changing diversity of the island.

Nantucket Partnership for Children Statement of Purpose 
The Nantucket Partnership for Children (NPC) provides exceptional educational programs, which address the social-emotional, physical, and academic needs of the whole child.  Focus is on experiential learning, which fosters not only knowledge and skills, but also a child’s curiosity, creativity, and confidence.  NPC’s programming empowers every child to discover their full potential as well as understand their responsibilities as members of the greater community.

Nantucket New School