Charles Towne Montessori School

Tel: (843)571-1140
Grades: NS-6 | 93 students
Charles Towne Montessori School was founded in 1972 and is the only internationally accredited Montessori School in the state of South Carolina.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association Montessori International (AMI)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 93 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Charles Towne Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(dress code; khaki and blue or white)

School Notes

  •  Mission Charles Towne Montessori fosters a passion for learning and the development of the whole child by challenging children's intellects, promoting their independence and inspiring curiosity. 
  • Montessori is an approach to the education of children.  It is a view of how children develop and learn which has been translated into a systematic method of education based upon careful scientific study. 
  • Montessori educates the "whole child". 
  • Montessori adheres to the idea that schooling should work with the nature of the child instead of against it. 
  • Children are taught individually, not as a group. 
  • The materials in a Montessori classroom are carefully designed and thoroughly researched to fit the developmental needs and characteristics of children. 
  • The teacher acts as a guide as the child moves through the curriculum areas. 
  • The Montessori program is systematically and carefully sequenced according to principles of development. 
  • Every activity is carefully thought out to build upon previous preparation and to lead intelligence on to a higher activity. 
  • Montessori teachers are trained to teach respect and positive values through theirmodeling, as well as through the way they teach.  

Profile last updated: 04/28/2016

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School Reviews

5.0  11/20/2014
Charles Towne Montessori has been an amazing, enriching experience for my 2 children. They have thrived academically, socially, and emotionally in this environment. The community of families here is very involved and closely connected. My children and I have found lifelong friends here. This education will prepare my children for their future academic endeavors, and for all their pursuits in life. The skills they have gained are invaluable.
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