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 Highlawn Montessori School Student 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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