Welcome to the Nantucket Lighthouse School!


I am delighted you are considering a more joyful and holistic school community for your family. At Nantucket Lighthouse School, our dynamic learning experiences engage the whole child – head, heart, and hands. We empower children with the knowledge, confidence, and ethical foundation to meet the challenges they will face in modern society with depth, imagination, and purpose.


Our nurturing environment, balanced approach, and developmentally based curriculum foster happy, well-adjusted children with critical thinking and creative capacities that will continue to serve them well in our rapidly evolving world.


I invite you to tour our indoor and outdoor classrooms and play spaces and to meet our talented teachers who raise education to the level of art. Come and experience the warmth and beauty of our campus. We are more than just a school, and you will see that both in our hallways and in the hearts of our students.


Warmest regards,




Julia Maury

School Counselor & Director of Admissions

Admissions Process


We are delighted that you are interested in Nantucket Lighthouse School for your child's education. The steps below will guide you through our application process.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Julia Maury
School Counselor & Director of Admissions
Nantucket Lighthouse School
1 Rugged Road
Nantucket, MA 02554


Non-Discrimination Statement:

The Nantucket Lighthouse School admits qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, religion, mental or physical ability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to its students.  The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, religion, mental or physical ability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law, in the administration of its educational, admissions, scholarships and loans, athletic, and other policies and programs.


General Admissions Policy:

The School strives to build a diverse student body that reflects the School’s mission and values.  The School further strives to ensure an appropriate match between a prospective student/family and the mission and philosophy of the School.  In doing so, the School maintains an admissions process that affirms the dignity and worth of each individual and respects the needs of students and families to learn about the School’s programs and activities.  We encourage families to learn more about our School, and to take advantage of our Open Houses, Observation Days, tours, and knowledgeable Admissions staff.