Friendship Montessori School

25528 Worton Lynch Road PO Box 6,
Worton, MD, 21678-0216
     Tel: (410)778-5663
Grades: NS - 1 | 6 students
Friendship Montessori School was founded in 1992 by a Montessori teacher and her college professor husband who wanted their own sons to have the advantage of a Montessori start.
 Located off a country road, we take advantage of the country in our work and play.
FMS welcomes children ages 2-6 to come learn in our family oriented two-classroom schoolhouse.
Our mission has stayed the same for twenty-two years:  we strive to be the best first-school experience for every child enrolled.
 Each child is treated as a unique and creative learner.
 Although we are sure to "prepare" our students for first grade, our focus is on meeting the needs of the children NOW.
 Early childhood should not be rushed through in order to get ready for the next phase;  it is to be celebrated. 

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 1
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1992

Student Body

Total Students 6 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Friendship Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,850
Tuition Notes Tuition is for five days per week student age 3-6 including kindergarten. Three days per week tuition $5220. per year. Class for two to three year olds (limit 12 students with 3 teachers) is $5700. for three days per week for the school year.

School Notes:

  • family oriented
  • welcoming, informal atmosphere
  • focus is always on meeting the needs of each child in our care
  • 1-7 or better teacher-child ratio
  • helpful, creative, attentive staff
  • afterschool program
  • Montessori certified staff
  • twenty-two year history

Profile last updated: 09/08/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chestertown Christian Academy (8.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chestertown Christian Academy (8.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Radcliffe Creek School (8.3 miles away)
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    ChestertownMD21620
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