An alternative to
at-home remote learning

Not sure how you're going to manage your child's school schedule and your work schedule at the same time this year?  Worried that the stress of remote learning will have you spending more time nagging your child rather than nurturing them?

Our micro-school sites provide a safe learning and socialization environment with supplemental enrichment activities while ensuring all children, regardless of socioeconomic background, have access to our facilities.

Affordable

Our membership fees are significantly less than the cost of a private tutor or nanny, and can work with any hybrid model schedule.

Local

We have microschools in Canton and Medfield, MA, but when there's 7 kids interested in one area, we can open within a couple weeks!

Flexible

We have plans that work with remote only, every other week, or hybrid models to ensure ultimate flexibility for your child.

What's a Micro School?

We get it. This might be a totally new concept, but micro-schools have been around since the one-room school house.

By definition, micro-schooling is the reinvention of the one-room school house, where class size is typically smaller than that in most traditional schools, and kids learn in "pods" of mixed-age level groupings. And while we're not starting an official micro-school right now, we are opening sites for your child to join a pod and have an option for off-campus school days to solve your COVID school-year problem.

Simply put, we'll open, furnish and run a site close to your home so you can work and your child can do his schoolwork.

Problem Solved.

Our Mission

To help every student soar to new heights no matter the challenge.

With our pricing model, four full pods operating at one of our micro-school sites pays for one pod of 10 children to attend entirely free for those families who don't have the means to hire the private care or education their children need and equitably deserve in our communities.

The fact of the matter is our children are more vulnerable now than ever due to COVID-19 closures. While children and teens stay home alone and online their risk of sexual predators, gangs, pornography, drug and alcohol use, depression, learning regression and boredom are at all-time highs as they may be unsupervised for greater periods of time while parents are working.

Our micro-school sites are an extension of our church's heart to serve and love with no strings attached. Our hope is that our buildings can host and enrich your remote learning pod and ultimately act as a way to serve our community in a time we need it most.

StoryHeights is comprised of a Christian, non-denominational church and non-religious foundation serving the poor, hurting and forgotten, which are both based in Newton, MA. We also operate StoryHeights Montessori, a non-religious childcare and early education center in Norfolk, MA. While StoryHeights is inherently a Christian, religious organization, StoryHeights micro-school sites are a non-religious program and welcome people from all walks of life.

Our Plans

Our membership fees are significantly less than the cost of a private tutor or nanny, and can work with any hybrid model schedule.

If you need a different schedule, please just ask and we will accommodate. We understand your schedule may be different, and we can make it all work. Just mention it in your interest call.

Every Week Schedule (52-Week Plan)

5 Days - Full or Half Day

$1250/month -  M-F | 8am-5pm
$740/month - M-F | 8am-12pm or 1pm - 5pm

3 Days - Full or Half Day

$825/month -  pick your days| 8am-5pm
$490/month - pick your days| 8am-12pm
or 1pm - 5pm

2 Days - Full or Half Day

$605/month -  pick your days| 8am-5pm
$360/month - pick your days| 8am-12pm
or 1pm - 5pm

Every Other Week Schedule (26-Week Plan)

5 Days - Full or Half Day

$680/month -  M-F | 8am-5pm
$400/month - M-F | 8am-12pm
or 1pm - 5pm

3 Days - Full or Half Day

$375/month -  pick your days| 8am-5pm
$265/month - pick your days| 8am-12pm
or 1pm - 5pm

2 Days - Full or Half Day

$325/month -  pick your days|8am-5pm
$195/month - pick your days| 8am-12pm
or 1pm - 5pm

Our Sites

Our sites are open five days a week for as long as they need to be.

Monday - Friday, from 7:30am - 5pm, with 2, 3, or 5 full or half day options, for your flex use.

Each micro-school site offers one remote learning assistant per 10 children, high-speed internet, technology stations, group discussion, optional enrichment activities, and all with COVID safety protocols in place. Each student has their own private work area that is over 6 feet apart from other students in the pod. There is a vast play area designated for kinesthetic learning and isolated activity studios for students to rejuvenate when they are digitally overloaded.

These pictures are from our Canton and Medfield sites. Our strategy is to sublease out of spaces that are already approved for public use.  In Canton we rent out The Link Church and in Medfield we rent out MDA Studios, a dance studio.  We look for spaces that are at least 3000+ sq. feet with big, clean, open rooms with commercial-grade WIFI.  Within these learning environments are tables with age-appropriate learning materials for students to engage with hands-on learning during their breaks from digital learning.  There is room for each child to have their private work station as well as extra rooms for gross motor time.

Express Interest in Joining a Micro-School Wait List

Space will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For Parents.
By Parents.

We know that during COVID-19 a lot of us parents are feeling uneasy about the future and frustrated with our present realities. As parents of four school-aged children ourselves, we are very familiar with the needs of parents right now. It's hard accepting that our sons probably won't be playing football this fall, and that our daughter won't have the same care-free kindergarten experience her brothers had. We have jobs, need to pay the bills, are adapting our businesses to the changes brought on by COVID on the fly, and we certainly don't have the time to motivate our kids to want to learn pre-algebra or how to read!  We need help alone just keeping our marriage healthy and the dishes done. It truly takes a village now more than ever to thrive in the midst of challengem, but we know it's possible if we work together.

That's where this idea originated. Our passion is to serve and solve problems for the community and our city that we love so much. It's our why behind the what.

Your future may be uncertain, but as uncertain as it may be, rest assured you're not alone, and we can get through this together and do some good for the most vulnerable children in our communities in the process if we work together.

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Tyler and Crystal Tullos
Parents, Pastors, Real Estate Agents, Business Owners - just real people living real lives in a real tough world right now