About the School

The Killingworth Nursery School is a non-profit, interdenominational, cooperative preschool which admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.  The Killingworth Nursery School is located on the lower level of the Congregational Church of Killingworth at 273 Route 81.

Every day at Killingworth Nursery School is filled with a variety of activities that make learning fun.  Each child has an opportunity to explore his/her environment at his/her own pace.

KNSAWebpage-2010 - SignChildren are encouraged to share, socialize and create.  Our warm, caring teaching staff relates daily concepts and themes in a secure, stimulating nursery school environment.  All teachers encourage children to expand their interests, recognizing the uniqueness of each child.

At Killingworth Nursery School, all children are accepted, as they are curious, spirited, adventurous lovers of life!  We strive to bring quality learning experiences to all children, guiding and interacting with the world around us.  Learning is exciting!  We strive to bring a sense of fulfillment and joy to every child; creating confident, happy preschoolers.

*** COVID Response ***  KNSA successfuly and safely returned to in-school classes in the fall of 2020.  We follow guidance provided by the CDC and the CT Office of Early Childhood and coordinate with the protocols of the local Regional School District #17.  Protocols are reviewed, updated and shared with our families.  In addition, we have moved to having a professional cleaning service sanitize and clean once a week to assure the safety of the children, staff and families.


To find out more about our school’s mission, philosophy, and history, please see our About Us page.