Montessori Children's House Of Valley Forge

Tel: (610)783-0110
Grades: NS-K | 128 students
The mission of Montessori Children's House of Valley Forge is to prepare children for a life of learning by nurturing and fostering each child's academic, social, creative and emotional development. Following Dr. Maria Montessori's belief that each generation of children has the opportunity to remake the world it inherits, the school encourages children to respect themselves, their peers, different cultures and their environment and cultivates their innate love of learning as they prepare for a life of purpose, integrity and academic accomplishment.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Montessori Children's House Of Valley Forge Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Music, Gym, Spanish Art, Music, Gym, Spanish,

School Notes:

  • Our home in Valley Forge Park is new, our House has been educating and nurturing children since 1963.  A non-profit corporation and parent run preschool, MCHVF, is affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS), is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State Board of Private Academic Schools, and by the Department of Public Welfare.  MCHVF is honored to be one of the few schools and the first Montessori school located in a U.S. National Park, and takes full advantage of its exceptional surroundings.In February 2010, we completed our historically recognized and award winning multi-million dollar renovation and expansion of the former Ivy Hollow Farm (David Walker Farmstead).  Located on 3.5 acres within Valley Forge Park, the new purpose built preschool houses six classrooms, a large multi-purpose room for gym and art, a meeting room dedicated for parents, and a room specifically for our Parent and Toddler classes. In addition, there are two age appropriate playgrounds and an athletic field. An outdoor classroom has just been completed.MCHVF is a parent run school, the Board of Directors, consisting of parents, alumni parents and grandparents, together with the Administrator, establish school policy. Parents are invited to participate and volunteer in a variety of ways.  From sharing their talents and experiences with the classes to providing daily snacks and planning special events, our parents are a welcomed and integral addition to our House community.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Devon Preparatory School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Launfal School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Launfal School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Wayne
    Grades: PK-1 | 38 students
    0.7 miles
    600 Walker Rd
    Wayne, PA 19087
  • Wayne
    Grades: PK-KG | 73 students
    1 miles
    45 Walker Rd
    Wayne, PA 19087
  • Norristown
    Grades: NS-PK | 40 students
    1.9 miles
    2540 S Parkview Drive
    Norristown, PA 19403
  • Norristown
    Grades: K | 31 students
    2.2 miles
    1010 Adams Ave
    Norristown, PA 19403
  • King Of Prussia
    Grades: PK-8 | 276 students
    2.3 miles
    405 Allendale Rd
    King Of Prussia, PA 19406

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