Doughty Montessori School

416 S Ashley St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-0481
     Tel: (734)663-8050
        
   
Grades: PK - K | 30 students
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Doughty Montessori School is located in a beautiful old train station, in the west side of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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Children, aged two and half to six are educated in traditional multi-age Montessori classrooms by well-trained and experienced teachers.
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Doughty Montessori School is based on the teachings and writing of Maria Montessori, who believed that developing the human potential was a path which led far beyond the confines of the classroom.
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Montessori's deep faith in the human personality developing free from psychological trauma and repression, held for her the vision of "a new man, a new society, a new world." We strive to nurture the emotional and educational needs of every child who attends Doughty Montessori School.
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We use traditional Montessori methods and theories to give each child the opportunity to learn at their own pace in a “prepared environment”.
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Through hands on experiences and an open mind approach, great discoveries are possible.
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The primary goal of D.M.S.
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is to focus on the whole child, to help each child reach full potential.
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The aim of Montessori education is to foster peaceful, competent, responsive children who are life long learners.
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By creating the most beneficial environment for your child, our staff shows their commitment and dedication to this philosophy.
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Students at Doughty Montessori School are actively involved with their own learning.
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Experiencing and discovering the materials at their own pace, growing in self esteem and cultivating their own desire to learn, becoming autonomous learners.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 30 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ann Arbor Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ann Arbor Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Peach Tree Montessori International (0.4 miles away)
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  • Ann ArborAnn Arbor Academy
    Special Education School
    111 East Mosley Street
    Ann ArborMI 48104
    (734)747-6641
    Special Education School
    0.3 mi | 42 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • Ann ArborPeach Tree Montessori International
    Montessori School
    319 N Ashley St
    Ann ArborMI 48103
    (734)665-5347
    Montessori School
    0.4 mi | 23 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Ann ArborJack And Jill Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    216 Beakes St
    Ann ArborMI 48104
    (734)761-8070
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.6 mi | 61 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Ann ArborSt Thomas Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    540 Elizabeth St
    Ann ArborMI 48104
    (734)769-0911
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 275 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Ann ArborThe Discovery Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    775 S Maple Rd
    Ann ArborMI 48103
    (734)663-7496
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.6 mi | 187 students | Gr. PK-K                      

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