Awakening Child Montessori School

     Tel: (410)836-0833
   
Grades: K | 24 students
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Awakening Child Montessori School is dedicated to providing a nurturing and secure environment based on the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.
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This method is based on the use of hands-on, manipulative materials, which enable children to learn through all of their senses.
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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.
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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.
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ACMS is an environment that cherishes the whole child.
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We believe each individual is unique and deserving of our respect.
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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.
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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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Susan Tipton

Nearby 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)
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  • Bel AirBel Forest Christian Academy
      (Baptist)
    603 Vale Rd
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)838-6074
      (Baptist)
    0.3 mi | 101 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Bel AirJames Run Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    603 Vale Road, PO Box 1038
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)877-1576
      (Christian)
    0.3 mi | 7 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Bel AirHarford Day School
    715 Moores Mill Rd
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)838-4848
    1.4 mi | 310 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Bel Air Saint Margaret School
      (Roman Catholic)
    205 N Hickory Avenue
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)879-1113
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.5 mi | 683 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Bel AirJohn Carroll School
      (Roman Catholic)
    703 E Churchville Rd
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (443)371-8031
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.3 mi | 690 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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