Montessori School Of Anderson

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
280 Sam McGee Road
Anderson, SC 29621
Tel: (864)226-5344
Grades: PK-12 | 212 students
Our mission is to nurture the whole child, physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually, preparing students for academic excellence, lifelong learning and responsible, caring lives. Montessori based curriculum teaches children to think and discover for themselves.
Our school is designed to help each student develop his/her unique talents and possibilities.
Learning the right answers will get them through school.  Learning how to learn will get them through life! The basis of our approach is the simple observation that children learn most effectively through direct experience and discovery.
We promote active learning using a hands-on approach.
By following a well-established curricular framework which includes specific expectations for academic achievement at each level, the student is guided to meet his/her challenges with set goals, resulting in a sense of accomplishment and recognition. Students develop best when a strong sense of independence, self-confidence, and imagination are cultivated, but MSA also emphasizes that the education our learners receive comes with a responsibility to help others within their immediate and extended communities.
The possibility of changing the world for the better lies within all of us, and service needs to be an accepted part of our lives if we are to achieve this goal.

Upcoming Events and News

  • Montessori School of Anderson Student is a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program - 11/01/2016 - The Montessori School of Anderson (MSA) announced today that Zayna Sheikh has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation fromthe National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the prog...more
  • Montessori School of Anderson is a new Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Affiliate School - 10/01/2016 - The Montessori School of Anderson announced today that its application to The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History as an affiliate school has been approved. The Institute`s Affliate School Program, funded in part by the National Endowment for the Human...more
  • Montessori School of Anderson Beats State and National ACT Averages Five Years Running - 08/31/2016 - A college readiness report released this week from the ACT showed that Montessori School of Anderson students performed significantly higher than both state and national averages in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science for the fifth consecutive year. The...more

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
The South Carolina Independent School Association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 212 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Montessori School Of Anderson Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Vance Jenkins

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Archery, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Math Team, Mock Trial Team, Model UN, Music/Drama/Theater, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Student Council, Suzuki Violin Band, Math Team, Model UN, Orchestra, Suzuki Violin, Mock Trial Team,
Music/Drama/Theater,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,
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  • Florence
    Grades: K-6 | 130 students
    165.4 miles
    510 W Palmetto St
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)629-2920
    165.4K-6
    130
  • Anderson
    Grades: PK-8 | 81 students
    2.4 miles
    1200 Cornelia Road
    Anderson, SC 29621
    (864)760-1619
    2.4PK-8
    81
  • Anderson
    New Covenant School
    (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 190 students
    1.9 miles
    303 Simpson Road
    Anderson, SC 29621
    (864)224-5675
    1.9PK-12
    190
  • Mauldin
    Grades: 1-5 | 56 students
    24.5 miles
    Po Box 743 205-b E Butler Rd
    Mauldin, SC 29662
    (864)288-7032
    24.51-5
    56
  • Anderson
    Grades: PK-12 | 162 students
    2.5 miles
    3902 Liberty Highway
    Anderson, SC 29621
    (864)224-7309
    2.5PK-12
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School Reviews

5.0  8/20/2012
This is a wonderful school where my child recieves a great education as well as a environment that provides safety and eases my concerns about her wellbeing during my absence. She has been a student here for 3 years and loves it here.
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