Montessori Elementary School Of St. Andr

Tel: (803)551-5555
Grades: 1-5 | 52 students
"The Montessori School of St. Andrews was formed almost 10 years ago to give the Midlands an educational alternative faithful to Montessori’s guiding principle: “Follow the child.” We believe that, with the proper environment, children will seek knowledge.
They will enjoy learning, and school will be a positive, uplifting experience.
At The Montessori School of St. Andrews, our certified, experienced Montessori teachers help each student put together his or her puzzle.
Montessori materials are designed to begin teaching abstract ideas using concrete methods, such as counting beads or putting together geography puzzle maps.
Over time, these concrete materials fall away as the student masters abstract ideas.
The purpose of the classroom teacher is to guide the students in their academic and social endeavors."

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1-5

Student Body

Total Students 52 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Montessori Elementary School Of St. Andr Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Sloan's School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sloan's School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Early Learning Center (0 miles away)
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  • Columbia
    Grades: PK | 147 students
    0 miles
    1101 Balsam Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210
  • Columbia
    Grades: 5-12 | 46 students
    0.5 miles
    171 Starlight Dr
    Columbia, SC 29210
  • Columbia
    Westminster Child Development
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 66 students
    0.7 miles
    1715 Broad River Rd.
    Columbia, SC 29210
  • Russellville
    Grades: PK-12 | 113 students
    2.1 miles
    Po Box 47
    Russellville, SC 29476
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-8 | 21 students
    2.5 miles
    5119 Monticello Road
    Columbia, SC 29203

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