We are so pleased that you are considering Charles River School! 
Since our founding more than 100 years ago, Charles River School students have learned to use both inquiry and creativity to build practical skills, discover new interests and take responsibility for themselves, their communities, and the future. Our school offers students in PreKindergarten through 8th Grade a global curriculum grounded in thematic, hands-on teaching and learning.  CRS classes are small, learning is personalized, and teachers are dynamic and accessible.
At Charles River School, curious students thrive because of our intentional cultivation of their individual academic success and enrichment as well as their social/emotional development. With inspiration in and out of the classroom, our students enthusiastically apply knowledge to new situations. Our graduates go on to the best high schools in the area and stay connected to CRS through our close alumni network.
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Meet the Admissions Team

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Katherine Whitten

    Kat Whitten 

    Director of Admissions
  • Photo of Lane Dussault

    Lane Dussault 

    Associate Director of Admissions
  • Photo of Kristine Zizic

    Kristine  Zizic 

    Vice President & Admissions Liaison
Charles River School is a PreKindergarten through Grade 8 independent school that honors the pursuit of academic excellence and the joy of childhood. We nurture each child by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement. Our graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.

Charles River School admits students of any race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational or admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.