The Julia Brown Montessori Schools

9760 Owen Brown Rd
Columbia, MD 21045-0210
     Tel: (410)730-5056
Grades: PK - 3 | 128 students
The Julia Brown Montessori Schools have been family owned and operated since 1967.
 At JBMS, we work with nature, not against it, in helping your child achieve his or her goal.
Our program accepts the endless energies, the creative impulses, and insatiable curiosities of the children and gradually directs their efforts into rewarding channels.
Children have a strong natural desire to learn.
This desire can best be nurtured by allowing the child to choose his or her own activities and to work at his or her own pace.
No one can produce a better lesson schedule than the one produced by the child's own interests.
When they are ready for each step in their development, their enthusiasm for this part of the program is obvious.
 Come experience our difference with a private tour.
 Call to schedule your tour today; we look forward to meeting you!

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 3
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The Julia Brown Montessori Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes request information packet for current tuition rates
Admissions Director Ms. Cumbee

School Notes:

If you feel that your child should begin their formal education in a quiet, calm and busy atmosphere, using a method of education that took sixty years to perfect, we invite your child to join us.  Come experience our difference with a private tour.  Call to schedule your tour today; we look forward to meeting you!

Profile last updated: 11/14/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Atholton Adventist Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nurturing Nest Montessori (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nurturing Nest Montessori (0.5 miles away)
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