Highlawn Montessori School

Tel: (913)649-6160
Grades: PK-5 | 137 students
Highlawn Montessori School has continuously provided an authentic Montessori environment since its founding in 1963.
Its Children's House offers pre-school and kindergarten classes to children ages three through six, and the elementary program teaches children in first through sixth grade.
The Friends of Montessori Association, a not-for-profit organization, owns and operates the school.
The philosophical foundation of the Montessori approach is based on the premise that education should cultivate the child’s natural desire to learn.
In the Montessori classroom this objective is met by allowing the child the freedom to experience the excitement of learning by providing choices.
Respect for the child’s personality and his ability to create himself is the basis for all our interactions in the classroom.
This Montessori concept is a proven superior method to traditional education.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association Montessori International (AMI)
Other Montessori association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 137 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
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