Peterborough places high importance on public education and its schools are rated in the top half within the state. The region has many private elementary and secondary schools. There is a strong Waldorf community in the area, with a Waldorf childcare center, a preschool, two elementary schools, a high school, and graduate education in Waldorf teaching. Private denominational schools are in the area.
Peterborough's close proximity to centers of higher education contributes to an ongoing educational lifestyle for adults as well as children. There are also many day care centers, home-based day care, and preschools located in the Peterborough area.
Consult these maps for the locations of many of the schools listed below.
Peterborough Public Schools
Colleges and Universities