Parents shape Knight Hall School in many ways. On any average day, you may see some in the classrooms sharing a favorite activity or a snack, while others find time to help repair a light fixture or install new doors. Interested parents help shape the school's direction by serving on the school's parent-run board of directors. Knight Hall School was the first nursery school in Hartford. Started as a convenience to missionary families at the Hartford Seminary in 1927, it filled a need for area families who flocked to it for its high-quality education and dedication to support of individual children and families. To learn more about our amazing founder Edna Baxter, Alice the Knight Hall Pig and other notables in KHS' history, click here. From Interstate 84 east or west, take exit 43 ( Park Road ). Turn right off the ramp onto Park Road, and proceed through the light at Trout Brook Drive. Knight Hall School is 1.5 blocks ahead, on the right.