Montessori Academy Of Lancaster

     Tel: (717)560-0815
Grades: NS - 6 | 202 students
The Montessori Academy was founded in 1982.
Our current school facility was built in 1998, with an addtional four classrooms and a library added in 2009.
Our school was designed specifically for Montessori classroom needs.
We offer an authentic Montessori education with multi age level classrooms.
The Academy offers a nurturing and secure learning environment (in Manheim Township) on 10.5 acres of land.
We have student-tended gardens and a nature trail, and we are surrounded by farm life.
We also have two beautiful outdoor playground areas designed with safety in mind.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 6
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 202 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Montessori Academy Of Lancaster Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 5%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Karen Rubenstein

School Notes:

-The Montessori Academy was founded in 1982. -Built in 1998, with an addition in 2009. -The Academy offers a nurturing and secure environment (in Manheim Township) -10.5 acres of land. -Student-tended gardens and a nature trail. -Two playgrounds -Excellent student teacher ratio -Enrichments which include foreign languages, music, art, yoga, creative movement and cooking -Handicap accessible

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lancaster Catholic High School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Learning Ladder Schools (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Eden Road KinderCare (2.3 miles away)
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