Millhopper Montessori School

MMS serves preschool through middle school and is based on Montessori philosophy as well as other current and compatible methodologies.
The school offers a state-of-the-art (contemporary) educationally challenging learning environment.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 235 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Millhopper Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size 25 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code listed in the Parent Handbook)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Amilda Clark

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, SoccerBasketballFlag Football,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Beginning Cooking, Afternoon Academics, Sewing Studio, Chess Club, Imaginative Movement, Vocal Ensemble, Spotlight Kids Junior, Spotlight Kids Drama Club,, Imaginative Movement, Spotlight Kids Drama Club, Spotlight Kids Junior, Vocal Ensemble Vocal Ensemble, Beginning Cooking, Afternoon Academics, Sewing Studio, Chess Club, Imaginative Movement, Vocal Ensemble, Spotlight Kids Junior, Spotlight Kids Drama Club,,
Imaginative Movement,
Spotlight Kids Drama Club,
Spotlight Kids Junior,

School Notes

  • MILLHOPPER MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LLC is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools, the Florida Kindergarten Council and is affiliated with the American Montessori Society. The school was founded in 1977. The Millhopper Montessori School enjoys a spacious facility for its extensive private educational program in Gainesville. The Millhopper Montessori School serves children ages two through 8th grade. True to its Montessori heritage, the staff fosters creative thinking and problem-solving through the use of manipulative and other educational tools. A diversified curriculum ensures all aspects of your child`s educational needs will be met. Our low student-teacher ratio, one-to-one and small group instruction, and complete Montessori curriculum enables children to have a self-paced individualized program. Hands-on materials enhance visual and kinesthetic learning, while independence and self-discipline develop through the classroom dynamics. Subject areas include practical life, math, geometry, botany, zoology, geology, astronomy, health sciences, art, drama, music, movement, Spanish, media, theatre, and seasonal activities. Christina Miller is the founder and director of Millhopper Montessori School. She is trained and certified by the Montessori Association of Florida (MAF) for pre-primary, American Montessori Society (AMS) in Elementary, holds a B.A. in elementary education and an M.A. in curriculum design. Her many pursuits include co-owner of Dynamic Didactic Developware, a software company that created "Mentors Mathematic" an innovative software and manipulative program used to teach younger children place value in the four mathematic operations.
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5.0  5/17/2016
Wonderful teachers in tune with each child's individual needs. Lots of art, music, speech/drama/debate & technology. Fabulous environment!
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