Brixham Montessori Friends School

18 Brickyard Court
York, ME 03909-0390
     Tel: (207)351-2700
        
   
Grades: NS - 5 | 61 students
Brixham Montessori Friends School is a small independent private school in York.
A dynamic and vibrant school community, the BMFS staff is proud to partner with parents and students to establish an exceptional Montessori school of the highest standards.
Each classroom has an average student to teacher ratio of 7:1 and a complete program of study, including core subjects in language, math, sensorial and everyday living, as well as the arts and sciences.
Specials in Spanish, Fitness and Health, Music, Drama and Studio Art complete the study at the elementary levels.
Central to the philosophy of Montessori education is the belief that every child is driven by his or her own desires to learn, and that within a carefully structured and prepared environment, the child will fulfill his or her needs in their entirety.
"Follow the child" and "freedom with responsibilities" are two Montessori principles that Brixham deeply honors and respects.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 5
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 61 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade Brixham Montessori Friends School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition range from $4,839 to $10,539 depending on the program or grade levels
% on Financial Aid 8%
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Birchtree Center (7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seacoast Waldorf School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Seacoast Waldorf School (5.4 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Maine is $7,648 for elementary schools and $28,949 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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