Small World Admissions



Small World Admissions Overview

Welcome to The Small World Program at Avenues! We always look forward to meeting new families who are interested in our school. If you are interested in applying, please email


The 2017-18 school year program is currently full. Admissions for the 2018-19 school year program will open in September 2017. Sign-ups will be on a lottery basis with early sign-ups open until December and a second wave with all open spots in February. To learn more about the program this fall, please fill out the receive more information form. For any additional admissions inquiries please contact

Please note that this program is not considered part of the Avenues Early Learning Center. Families interested in Avenues Early Learning Center are required to follow the sibling admissions process. More details for the Avenues admissions process can be found here.

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Recent Articles from OPEN, our news and discussion blog

March 16, 2018

Tiny Techies: Coding with Kids

by Alexandra Gerba, Associate Pre-K Teacher

Earlier this year, with the grace and guidance of our wonderful tech team, the pre-K Lions and Tigers embarked on a journey with Doodlematic, an incredible app that very simply teaches children how to code.  

March 14, 2018

After-School Robotics Lessons with Posoco

by Maria Munoz, After School and Summer Programs Coordinator

The 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students in our Robotics 2 after-school program have been hard at work designing circuit boards! Understanding circuit boards and electricity are fundamental to computing and robotics.  

March 9, 2018

Warren Berger: Nurturing the Ability to Question

by Jennette Mullaney

“Questioning is a 21st-century survival skill,” says Warren Berger, self-described “questionologist” and author of A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas.   

March 6, 2018

Ringing in the New Year with Lion Dances

by Dorine Yang, Nursery Teacher

When the teachers played a short video of professional lion dancers, the children were mesmerized. They were drawn to the bright colors and the cheeky movements of the lion.  

March 6, 2018

Ruckus Constructus 2018

by Jennette Mullaney

On Sunday, February 25, hundreds of Avenues community members came together for Ruckus Constructus, our annual STEAM fair. This year's theme was global climate change. 

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