"Young children respond to gestures and movement before they react to the spoken word. They understand and explore sound before they learn to speak. They draw pictures before they form letters. They dance and act out stories before they learn to read."


From Middletown

Take Alt. 40 West to Mt. Tabor Rd. Turn right on Mt. Tabor. Go about 3/4 mile past Station Rd. Turn left at the split and you will be on Frostown Rd. The school (a 17 acre farm) is straight ahead. You'll see a pond, a red farmhouse, and a large red barn.  Follow Frostown around the curve to our entrance near the barn. 

From I-70 West

Take exit 42. Turn left at the ramp onto 17 South. Make the first right on Milt Summers Rd, just before the Crown gas station. At the stop sign, go left on Mt. Tabor Rd. At the next stop sign, go right onto Frostown Rd. then follow the road around the curve to our entrance near the barn. Enter school (barn) from upper level door.

Our Physical Address (great for Google Maps!)

Lucy School
9117 Frostown Road
Middletown, MD

School Visits and Tours

While most visitors to the school are families exploring school options for their children, others (both individuals and organizations) have visited the school for its historic buildings and setting (the property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places) and/or for the “green” primary school building. The school organizes visits and tours to accommodate such requests as follows:

For families interested in enrolling their children in the school, the first open house is scheduled for October 22nd from 9:00-11:00 am., the day Fall 2015 Enrollment begins.  Monthly open houses are held on the second Tuesday of each month (November through May), at 8:45 am. Space is limited and visits are by appointment. Please call the school or contact to schedule a visit.

Visits and tours of the Primary Building, with a presentation and discussion of the “green” sustainable technologies utilized in its design and construction, are held while the school is in session. Participation in these tours is limited and by appointment only. Please contact: to schedule a visit.

Visits related to the historic aspects of the property are scheduled by appointment and preferably with organized tour groups visiting the region’s historic sites. Please contact: to schedule a visit.

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