The Temple Shalom Nursery School is a Reform Jewish nursery school affiliated with Temple Shalom of Newton. Established in 1979, the nursery school welcomes children of Temple Shalom members and the general community. Teachers are professionals trained in early childhood or a related educational field, and are certified by the Massachusetts Office of Child Care Services (O.C.C.S.). The nursery school itself is licensed by the O.C.C.S. Child-to-teacher ratio is kept small.