Independent Preschool-8th Grade

Mission & Vision


The Swain School is a vibrant community which inspires students to achieve academic excellence, develop a strong sense of character, and act responsibly in a changing world. We empower children to build confidence, explore knowledge, and work collaboratively in a diverse and safe environment.


"We nurture the collective joy of learning and individual spirit within each child" - D. Esther Swain, Founder (1929)


The Swain School is an inclusive, equitable, and richly diverse community – reflective of the world at large. We value an open and welcoming intellectual environment that embraces the experiences, cultural beliefs and perspectives of all people.


Summer Play Date[s]

Join us for a morning of fun that will include art activities, science experiments, and outdoor play!

July 23 & August 12 • 10 a.m. - noon