The Willow School is a Reggio Emilia inspired school, which upholds the highest image of the child: whole, competent and full of potential. Our curriculum creates a partnership between children, educators and parents and deems strong relationships of the highest importance. We believe that childhood is an essential and crucial time in a person’s development and should be regarded with the utmost respect. It is a time for joyful play-based learning and exploration with nurturing and loving adults as guides for the journey.
A progressive model of early childhood education
Environmental education and experiences
Language, music and art
Wholesome, nutritious meals and snacks
High quality childcare
Low teacher/student ratios
Numerous enrollment options for families
Convenient Decatur location
The Willow School is currently accepting wait list applications for the infant, one-year-old and two-year-old classes. Open enrollment is ongoing for preschool and pre-k classes. Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year for all classes will begin during January/February 2018. Please see our calendar for important dates about enrollment.