Open House Guide 2

Vineyard Children’s Center

2275 Platt Rd. | 734-929-0300 |

Vineyard Children’s Center provides childcare and early education for children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. They focus on responsive and individualized learning experiences using Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold Assessments to tailor daily activities for each child. They are committed to providing children with a safe, nurturing and interesting environment that promotes development in all areas of their life including socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. Vineyard Children’s Center offers the most affordable and flexible enrollment options in Ann Arbor. Visit their website for a comprehensive pricing list for each program.

Daycroft School

Early Childhood Campus: Toddler, Preschool & Kindergarten
100 Oakbrook Dr. | 734-930-0333 |

Open House Tours: 9am or 10am, Tuesdays
November 13, December 11, January 15

Elementary Campus: Grades K-8
1095 N. Zeeb Rd. | 734-662-3335 |

Open House Tours: 9am or 10am, Thursdays
November 15; December 13, January 17

Your child will thrive at one of Ann Arbor’s top independent schools. Inspired by the principles of the Montessori model, Daycroft School focuses on individuality and personalized learning so your child can reach their best potential. Daycroft provides a warm, nurturing and culturally diverse environment that is sure to enhance your child’s learning. Children are encouraged to develop at their own pace and work individually with teachers to gain a lifelong love of learning. See Daycroft classrooms in action during their monthly Open House tours. Call 734-930-0333 or email to register or arrange a personal tour of the school. To see the full schedule for the 2018-19 school year visit

Acton Academy Ann Arbor

4115 Jackson Rd. | 734-996-9959 |

Open Houses: 5-7pm on Thursday, November 8, December 6
10am-12pm on Saturday, November 17 and December 15

Are you feeling like school should be more than state-mandated curriculum and standardization? Acton Academy does too! In their mixed aged, collaborative studio, learners are given real-world challenges with lifelong applications, nurturing divergent thinkers confident to tackle the challenges that lie ahead in the future. They offer a learning environment that focuses beyond tests and grades with importance placed on developing the whole self. It is a place with infinite academic growth through self-directed core studies where children are encouraged to speak their opinion with confidence yet listen to opposing opinions with kindness and respect. Is your child ready to be challenged and inspired? Join them at an Open House where you can tour their studio and experience a new way of schooling that honors your child’s hero’s journey.


Kensington Woods

9501 Pettys Rd. | Lakeland
517-545-0828 |

Personal tours and shadow days available by appointment.

Kensington Woods is a small, creative school that develops academic success through an innovative and personal educational experience. They are a tuition-free, college-prep 6-12th grade public charter school that values engaging curriculum and caring faculty. The school focuses on developing creativity and collaboration throughout the curriculum, including through subject-area integration and unique visual arts and music programs. Classes are small so students can get the attention they need and emphasis is placed on building character. Kensington Woods believes strongly that all students are capable of succeeding in school, and they embed a mindset of success within the day to day curriculum as well as through special programs, such as their advisory program. The school’s mission is to prepare each student for success in college, career, and life through an engaging, challenging and innovative educational program that is student-centered and promotes character and values.

All Saints Catholic School – Canton

48735 Warren Rd.
734-459-2490 |

Open House: Sunday, January 27, 11am-2pm

All Saints Catholic School serves students in preschool through eighth grade. Their mission is to grow leaders in mind, body, and spirit. All Saints Catholic School is committed to academic excellence and infuses a coherent and content-specific curriculum consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church. Their unique approach focuses on small class sizes, allowing teachers to know each student’s unique strengths and abilities. Their school is dedicated to the development of each child as a unique and individual gift from God. Students are encouraged to grow and develop their physical being through athletics and extracurricular activities that promote respect, responsibility, discipline, teamwork, and comradery. All Saints Catholic School provides an environment that fosters love, compassion, and inquiry of spirit and faith. They strive to develop each child’s spiritual, social, and moral responsibility, and instill the lifelong obligation of giving and service to others. Join them at their January family open house to learn more.

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