Farmington Valley Academy Montessori

Tel: (860)677-2403
Grades: NS - 8 | 115 students
 Our mission at The Farmington Valley Academy Montessori is to offer an excellent education characterized by intellectual rigor combined with personal warmth.
Dr. Maria Montessori's principles and the insights of other gifted educators form a broad foundation for the school’s philosophy and curriculum.
We seek to provide an optimal environment that will serve as a culture that encourages each student to develop to his or her fullest potential across a wide range of experiences.
We consider ourselves to have succeeded when we have fostered in each student a sense of respect for themselves and others, an inner expectation of personal responsibility, academic achievement that matches potential, and a love of learning.
  The Farmington Valley Academy Montessori offers a highly developed, scholastic curriculum based on the use of didactic materials which inspire the imagination and ignite the learning process.
The Farmington Valley Academy Montessori is located in Avon, Connecticut and is a private educational center dedicated to providing a quality education with high academic standards in a warm loving environment  We invite you to schedule a visit to our school.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 115 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Farmington Valley Academy Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Comfortable clothing)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is varied depending on age of student/class
% on Financial Aid 4%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, TennisBalletBaseball,
BasketballDance,
Figure SkatingIce Hockey,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Cello, Choir, Dance, Flute, Lego, Piano, Theatre/Drama, Violin, Voice, Yoga Art, Cello, Choir, Dance, Flute, Lego, Piano, Theatre/Drama, Violin, Voice, Yoga,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ethel Walker School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Talcott Mountain Academy Of Science Mathematics (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Cobb School Montessori (2.3 miles away)
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  • Avon
    Grades: K-8 | 62 students
    1.7 miles
    324 Montevideo Rd
    Avon, CT 06001
    (860)677-0035
    1.7K-8
    62
  • Simsbury
    Grades: 6-12 | 259 students
    2.3 miles
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860)408-4200
    2.36-12
    259
  • Simsbury
    Grades: NS-6 | 120 students
    2.3 miles
    112 Sand Hill Road
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860)658-1144
    2.3NS-6
    120
  • Avon
    Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
    2.5 miles
    500 Old Farms Rd
    Avon, CT 06001
    (860)404-4100
    2.59-12
    406
  • West Hartford
    Grades: NS-9 | 398 students
    3.5 miles
    2865 Albany Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860)236-1661
    3.5NS-9
    398

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