Grades: PK | 84 students
The Mater Amoris Montessori School is dedicated to the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori in the belief that her teachings provide a scientifically based system which not only aids the child during early development, but throughout life.
The Montessori philosophy is based on love for the child, respect for the child's dignity as a person, and a strong desire to help the child realize his or her fullest potential in society.
The Montessori philosophy emphasizes the importance of spiritual and moral strength.
The rural environment of the Ashton, Maryland campus fosters the development of thinking, self-sufficient, and flexible young people - whatever their chosen course of life.
The 13-acre campus brings pupils into close contact with nature, where they enjoy clear air and spacious surroundings.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association Montessori International (AMI)|
|Total Students||84 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||20%
State avg.: 35%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||8 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Admissions Director||Barbara Heikkinen|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Silver SpringGrades: K-12 | 41 students
360 Ednor Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905
Sandy SpringGrades: K-12 | 5 students
900 Olney Sandy Spring Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Sandy SpringGrades: PK-12 | 542 students
16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
SpencervilleGrades: PK-12 | 377 students
2502 Spencerville Road
Spencerville, MD 20868
OlneyGrades: 9-12 | 1200 students
17301 Old Vic Boulevard
Olney, MD 20832
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