Free State Montessori School

12536 Harford Road,
Fork, MD, 21051-0210
Tel: (410)592-3324
At Free State Montessori School we are committed to the educational process, and the discovery of self within the context of community.
We seek to teach a more peaceable way by creating a whole school community.
In partnership with parents, we seek to assist children in the process of becoming the next generation of leaders who are well-educated, self-actualized individuals committed and capable of contributing to the betterment of the world.
As co-learners in this process, we honor the inestimable worth and universal right of every child to discover their own personal excellence in every facet of their lives, among loving and mutually respectful relationships.
We recognize the natural tendencies of children and believe that every child is gifted with an innate love of learning, which can be nurtured and sustained for a lifetime through positive, challenging expectations, self-reflection, and purposeful engagement in the world.
Our mission is to create the conditions, which allow for such a process to unfold.
Our vision is a world in harmony where all people are able to realize their full potential.
We believe that this can ultimately be achieved through the dedicated education of children and their families within the context of true community.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 73 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Free State Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 19 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Call for more information.
Admissions Director Anya S. Bartlett

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Redeemer Classical Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redeemer Classical Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Redeemer Classical Christian School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Kingsville Redeemer Classical Christian School
    Special Program Emphasis (Presbyterian)
    6415 Mount Vista Road
    Kingsville , MD , 21087
    (410)592-9625
    Special Program Emphasis (Presbyterian)
    0.5  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Kingsville
    Open Bible Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    13 Open Bible Way
    Kingsville , MD , 21087
    (410)593-9940
    (Christian)
    1.8  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Kingsville
    St. Pauls Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    12022 Jerusalem Rd
    Kingsville , MD , 21087
    (410)592-8100
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    2  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Hydes St. John Evangelist Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    13311 Long Green Pike
    Hydes , MD , 21082
    (410)592-9585
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.2  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Perry Hall Perry Hall Christian School
    (Baptist)
    3919 Schroeder Ave
    Perry Hall , MD , 21128
    (410)256-4886
    (Baptist)
    2.9  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 28, 2013 - I can not say enough positive things about Free State Montessori School! Our children have been attending FSMS since they were two years old- 6 years later they are thriving, happy and well rounded. The faculty and staff are extremely dedicated and experienced and the community is wonderful. - Posted by Parent

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