About Us

Merri-Loo Community Preschool was incorporated in 1968 and is a private, non-profit, cooperative organization serving the Goffstown area. We welcome all families and do not discriminate because of race, gender, color, religious affiliation or income. A Board of Directors, composed of Merri-Loo parents, administers the school.

Merri-Loo is fully licensed by the State of New Hampshire on the basis of:

  • Education requirements of the staff
  • Number of children per teacher
  • Health requirements
  • Building inspection and standards for play and room space per child
  • Type of program
  • Equipment and materials
  • Fire regulations



Merri-Loo Community Preschool is a cooperative school inviting parents, a child's first teachers, to work with the classroom teachers to create a positive, safe, and fun learning environment. Merri-Loo uses thematic units to provide developmentally appropriate activities. Merri-Loo combines teacher-directed learning centers with small and large group activities for a developmentally appropriate program.