Open House Guide 2018

Choosing a school for your child is no easy task. Feel confident in your decision by scheduling a tour or attending an open house at one of these fantastic Ann Arbor-area schools. Find the best fit for you child by meeting teachers, seeing the school, and learning about the educational options.

Daycroft School

Early Childhood Campus: Toddler, Preschool & Kindergarten
100 Oakbrook Dr. 734-930-0333.
Elementary Campus: Grades K-8
1095 N. Zeeb Rd. 734-662-3335.

Open House Tours: 9am or 10am, Tuesdays.
October 2, November 13, December 11, January 15.
Open House Tours: 9am or 10am, Thursdays.
October 4, 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

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. 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.

Clonlara School

1289 Jewett Ave. 734-769-4511.

Middle and High School Open House: Thursday,
November 15,
K-2 Open House: Tuesday, January 29, 6–7:30pm

As a global learning community, Clonlara School guides students and their families in crafting an educational plan that works for them, and lets their interests drive the learning process. Families can choose the Clonlara program that works best for them: campus, off-campus, or online. Each of their three programs offers students the freedom to ask questions and discover answers about the subjects that capture their attention. Throughout their educational journey, Clonlara students actively engage in play and projects that connect to their academic interests and participate in decisions related to their learning goals. Meet Clonlara teachers and learn about their educational approach at an upcoming open house or contact them any time to schedule a tour!

St. Paul Lutheran School – Ann Arbor

495 Earhart Rd., 734-665-0604.

Open House: Friday, November 2, 9am-1pm.

St. Paul School Ann Arbor invites your family to join them for their fall open house on Friday, November 2, from 9am-1pm. Preschool, elementary school, and middle school families can tour their beautiful campus, meet their caring teachers, and see classrooms in action. Light refreshments will be served. St. Paul Ann Arbor is a preschool through 8th grade Christian school that educates, equips and encourages students for tomorrow and eternity. St. Paul School students participate in extraordinary learning opportunities in a loving environment. Come explore the educational excellence at St. Paul. They invite your family to become part of their family!