Wicked Local’s Reader’s Choice 2018 WINNER!

My Weekday School was voted the #1 Preschool in Lexington! We are thrilled that our families think so highly of us. We hope you will call, email, or visit our school to learn more about MWS! ... read more

About MWS

As a private, non-profit preschool we strive to offer excellent teaching, beautiful classrooms, and inspiring programs to children of all cultures, faiths, and walks of life. MWS is a happy and engaging place away from home. Our caring teachers provide hands-on experiences and positive feedback to stimulate social, emotional, physical, and intellectual ... read more

School Year & Hours of Operation for 2019-2020

MWS is in session for 37 weeks from September to mid-June. We open in September after Labor Day, close one week earlier than LPS for December vacation, and close for the summer the last week of the regular LPS calendar. The hours for our programs are: ~Early Drop-Off from 8:00am to 9:00am ~Morning classes 9:00am to noon (preschool) or 1:00pm ... read more

History

In 1961, Lexington had a large population of young children, no public kindergarten, and only two nursery schools. Members of the Lexington Methodist Church wanted to sponsor a kindergarten program in its brand-new education wing that would offer a high-quality, affordable education to as many children as possible. Through the winter and spring of 1961, ... read more

Directions

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What We Are

As a private, non-profit, non-sectarian preschool we strive to offer excellent teaching, facilities, and programs to children of all cultures, faiths, and walks of life. We provide a happy manageable place away from home.  Our caring staff give the children hands-on experiences and positive feedback to stimulate social, emotional, physical, and ... read more

Lead Teachers and Teacher Assistants

We have 4 lead teachers teaching our four classes--all EEC certified, first aid and CPR certified. They came from a variety of professional backgrounds including teaching, business, science, and economics. But they are so good at what they do, we think they've found their true calling as teachers. All of our lead teachers started at MWS as teacher ... read more

Population Served

MWS can enroll 90 children from approximately 85 families. About half our students are from Lexington, a third from Bedford, and the rest from other nearby communities.  Many families have come to us from abroad, having moved to the Lexington area for school or business. Quite often, these children enter MWS with little or no English language but they ... read more

Policies

As with all schools, we've developed policies over the years that clarify how and why we do things. Some of these policies are mandated by our licensing agency, the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. Others are policies that we derived based on our experience with children and families. If you would like to look at any of our policies, ... read more

Facilities

MWS is conveniently located near the intersection of 128 and Rt. 2A on upper Mass. Ave. in Lexington. We're in the Hastings School district of the Lexington Public Schools and very close to Bedford and Hanscom Air Force Base. [click for directions] Our facility includes six large bright classrooms, two indoor gross motor spaces, and a large well-equipped ... read more