We are committed to the education of the whole child,
concerning ourselves equally with ethical and intellectual development.








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Weekly Newsletter 12-8-23

Dear Nantucket Lighthouse School Families,   I am so grateful for everyone’s support preparing, staffing, and breaking down the Yuletide Fair. While greeting guests...
By NLS | December 11, 2023 | News

Weekly Newsletter 12-1-23

Dear Lighthouse Families,   What a treat it was to welcome grandparents and special friends last Tuesday. We loved seeing the students’ excitement as...
By NLS | December 4, 2023 | News
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Grandparent Testimonial

“Since NLS’s founding in 2000, caring, committed educators, supported by dedicated volunteers and generous donors, have been able to build a special school that today rests on a strong foundation, thanks to their collective, and unwavering, vision. Nantucket Lighthouse School is truly the…

D. Anne and Rick Atherton

NLS Grandparents and former Board Chair
Jun 25, 2020

Alumni Student Testimonial

“When I graduated and went to my new school, I realized I was equal to or farther ahead of other students there.”

Alum Ruby Fee

University of Connecticut graduate
Jun 12, 2020

Alumni Parent Testimonial

“We are so grateful to the Nantucket Lighthouse School for keeping wonder and joy at the center of childhood for all three of our children.”

Sarah Holton-Roth and Mark Lucas

Parents of Colby, Sammy and Aleah
Jun 25, 2020

Almuni Student Testimonial

“My teachers became my second parents, my classmates became my brothers and sisters. No matter what we all went through, I knew I had a family who loved me, and I will never forget that.”

Alum Blake Lazarus

Jan 22, 2020

Alumni Parent Testimonial

“Enrolling our daughters at Nantucket Lighthouse School was one of our best parenting decisions.”

Bob and Meg Ruley

Parents of Madeleine and Charlotte
Jun 25, 2020

Alumni Student Testimonial

“I have had some of the best teachers I will ever have at the Lighthouse School- every single one of them. I am truly grateful for having my experience at the Lighthouse School for as long as I did. My only regret being that I didn’t start there sooner.”

Alum Ben Elwell

Jan 22, 2020

Alumni Parent Testimonial

The approach to teaching each child as an individual was one of the deciding factors in our choosing Nantucket Lighthouse School. Just walking into the classrooms, I immediately “got it.” I knew this was not only a perfect fit for my child but also for my family.

The school is an integral part of our family life. It has profoundly affected my parenting and how I run my own life. It is inspiring t…

Cary Hazlegrove

Parent of USC graduate and Nantucket Golf Club scholar Virginia Bullington
Jul 17, 2023

Alumni Student Testimonial

“Lighthouse School was not “school” to me – it was a place where I went to explore and create, learning heaps of academic knowledge and relational skills without even being aware that I was being taught.”

Alum Ash Inglis

Harvard University graduate and Nantucket Golf Club Foundation scholar
Jul 17, 2023

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