Follow The Child Montessori School

     Tel: (919)755-1150
Grades: NS - 6 | 78 students
Follow the Child Montessori School provides an authentic Montessori education with a brain-based curriculum at an individual pace.
Toddler House serves children aged 14 months through 3 years.
Children's House serves 3-6 year olds (including Extended Day, our Kindergarten program), Lower Elementary serves 6-9 year olds/ 1st-3rd grade, Upper Elementary serves 9-12 year olds (4th through sixth grade).
We have a strong parent education program, value outdoor education, and have a warm, engaged community of students, parents, caregivers, teachers, and staff.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Association Montessori International (AMI)
Other Montessori association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 6
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 78 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Follow The Child Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please see our website for current tuition. Tuition varies depending on age level.
Admissions Director Cara Bledsoe

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish Art, Music, Spanish, Physical Education,

School Notes:

  • Warm, inviting classrooms
  • Outdoor education
  • Art, Music, Spanish, and Physical Education
  • Varied seasonal enrichment classes - past classes have included Chinese, Crafts, STEM, Golf, and Music Together
  • AMI & AMS certified teachers
  • Small, close-knit community
  • 14 months-12 years
  • Multi-age classrooms
  • 149 students

Profile last updated: 04/07/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rejoice Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vital Link Private School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Vital Link Private School (0.8 miles away)
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  • RaleighVital Link Private School
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    RaleighNC27607
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    0.8 mi | 9 students | Gr. PK-2                      
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    3020 Ligon St
    RaleighNC27607
    (919)821-1699
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    1 mi | 216 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • RaleighWhite Memorial Presbyterian Church Week Day School
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    1704 Oberlin Rd
    RaleighNC27608
    (919)834-4637
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    1.8 mi | 32 students | Gr. K                      
  • RaleighRejoice Academy
    Special Program Emphasis  (Christian)
    3510 Edwards Mill Rd
    RaleighNC27612
    (919)782-3105
    Special Program Emphasis  (Christian)
    1.9 mi | 78 students | Gr. K-12                      
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    1401 Edwards Mill Rd
    RaleighNC27607
    (919)834-1625
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    2 mi | 1240 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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