Awakening Child Montessori School

Tel: (410)836-0833
Grades: K | 24 students
Awakening Child Montessori School is dedicated to providing a nurturing and secure environment based on the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.
This method is based on the use of hands-on, manipulative materials, which enable children to learn through all of their senses.
A child can feel a sandpaper letter while hearing the sound it makes, learn to differentiate smells, sounds, and tactile experiences, and become self directed through the prepared environment.
An ACMS child has the benefit of having the same teacher for three years; this establishes a relationship much deeper than that of a teacher and student in a traditional, one-year educational setting.
ACMS is an environment that cherishes the whole child.
We believe each individual is unique and deserving of our respect.
AMCS embraces the differences in everyone and strives to create a community of acceptance and joy, not only with the children, but with the family as well.
Our goal is to foster confident, independent learners with a high degree of self-discipline and a desire to continue to grow and learn.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Awakening Child Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Susan Tipton

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is James Run Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bel Forest Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Harford Day School (1.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bel Air
    Grades: K-9 | 101 students
    0.3 miles
    603 Vale Rd
    Bel Air, MD 21014
  • Bel Air
    Grades: 9-12 | 7 students
    0.3 miles
    603 Vale Road, PO Box 1038
    Bel Air, MD 21014
  • Bel Air
    Grades: PK-8 | 285 students
    1.4 miles
    715 Moores Mill Rd
    Bel Air, MD 21014
  • Bel Air
     Saint Margaret School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 683 students
    1.5 miles
    205 N Hickory Avenue
    Bel Air, MD 21014
  • Forest Hill
    Grades: K-8 | 39 students
    2.3 miles
    2230 Rock Spring Road
    Forest Hill, MD 21050

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