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At Washington University Nursery School, we believe that every child is a unique individual with his or her own pattern and timetable for social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth.

We support the learning process by offering child-centered activities that effectively engage students. We encourage creativity in all areas with a special focus on the arts to enhance language and thinking. Above all, our goals are that children will develop a genuine pleasure in learning, that they develop confidence in their ability to learn and to accomplish challenging tasks and that they gain experience and skills in interacting with others.

Our students and their families find their time with us both rewarding and stimulating. We invite you to call and make an appointment to visit our school.

From WUNS' 2014 - 2015 and 2015 - 2016 Parent Surveys:

(WUNS) is a safe and wonderful place that fosters growth in a play-based (as it should be!) program.
The program has brought a structure and discipline and prepared my (child) well for kindergarten this year. I was amazed how the teachers cleverly integrated a variety of science/math/art/craft concepts into the curriculum so well.
The indoor and outdoor play areas are very nice, but what makes the school so special are the teachers and the caring, cooperative, loving atmosphere they foster among the students and throughout the classroom activities.
I particularly like the walks the class takes around campus. Those stick with (my child) and provide a wonderful learning opportunity and change of scenery.
I believe attending WUNS has helped my child become more socially confident and emotionally understanding of others. My child loves learning and sharing new ideas, songs, and experiences, and I think that has been fostered by WUNS.
She felt completely comfortable with other children and gained confidence for herself. I believe that she knows how much she is loved by teachers and children.
Amazing to see how much more independent he is after a year at the school. And he is much more comfortable with other children, much more social.
My child almost always gets back in the car happy (and often times worn out!) about her full morning. She adores her teachers and has made friends. I like that there is a free choice environment while still maintaining routine/structure. She also seems to particularly enjoy art class!
The school is tidy and the kids seem to feel ownership over taking care of their space. The outdoor amenities are safe and messy and fun and just right for Pre-K.
It's wonderful to feel like your child's caregivers are better at the job than you are; truly, on the whole they are more patient, better able to see the forest for the trees, certainly more trained and aware of what's developmentally appropriate than I am.