Greene Towne School

Tel: (215)563-6368
Grades: NS-K | 90 students
Greene Towne School is the oldest Montessori preschool and Kindergarten in Center City, Philadelphia.
Since 1966, Greene Towne has provided a superlative education for children aged 3 to 6.
In the fall of 2002 we added a Toddler Program, and now accept children beginning at age 18 months.
The school offers afternoon care and a summer program for both 3 to 6 year old children and toddlers.
Every aspect of Greene Towne stimulates creativity and learning.
Educational materials are designed specifically for a young child's mind and body, and the facility is colorful, bright and inviting.
Boys and girls feel inspired, whether they are writing a short story with the moveable alphabet, taking pictures for a photography exhibit, or watering plants in our roof deck container garden.
Greene Towne School is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Greene Towne School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 5 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies according to the child\\\'s age and schedule.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director Erika Goldberg
Admissions Associate Nicole Leapheart

School Notes:

  • Greene Towne School is the oldest Montessori preschool and Kindergarten in Center City, Philadelphia. Since 1966, Greene Towne has provided a superlative education for children aged 3 to 6. In the fall of 2002 we added a Toddler Program, and now accept children beginning at age 18 months. The school offers afternoon care and a summer program for both 3 to 6 year old children and toddlers. Every aspect of Greene Towne stimulates creativity and learning. Educational materials are designed specifically for a young child's mind and body, and the facility is colorful, bright and inviting. Boys and girls feel inspired, whether they are writing a short story with the moveable alphabet, taking pictures for a photography exhibit, or watering plants in our roof deck container garden. Greene Towne School is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Friends Select School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Friends Select School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is De La Salle In Town (0.2 miles away)
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  • Philadelphia
    De La Salle In Town
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: PK | 80 students
    0.2 miles
    25 S Van Pelt St
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215)567-5500
    0.2PK
    80
  • Philadelphia
    Center City KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 48 students
    0.4 miles
    1700 Market St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215)563-9499
    0.4NS-PK
    48
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-12 | 571 students
    0.4 miles
    17th St & Benjamin Franklin
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215)561-5900
    0.4PK-12
    571
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 9-12 | 500 students
    0.4 miles
    311 N 19th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215)563-8930
    0.49-12
    500
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: NS-PK | 36 students
    0.6 miles
    440 N 16th St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215)751-8765
    0.6NS-PK
    36

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