Emerson School

5425 Scio Church Rd,
Ann Arbor, MI, 48103
Tel: (734)665-9005
Grades: K - 9 | 383 students
The Mission Of Emerson School is to provide a whole child, multiple method approach to instruction for gifted and for academically talented students.
Emerson School encourages creativity, problem solving, and the development of basic skills, while providing a warm, supportive environment that promotes responsibility for oneself and others.
Children learn best in a caring environment in which each child's unique gifts and talents are celebrated.
People learn with different styles and at different rates.
Teachers work to accommodate individual needs, and to foster positive, realistic self-concepts.
They work to promote self-reliance and self-discipline in students.
In our school, cognitive and creative risk-taking become safe and valued.
Our atmosphere encourages mutual respect.
Children learn by doing, by being listened to, by participating, and by working together.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 383 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 36%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ann Arbor Academy (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christian Montessori School Of Ann Arbor (2.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christian Montessori School Of Ann Arbor (2.3 miles away)
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  • Ann Arbor Christian Montessori School Of Ann Arbor
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    Ann Arbor , MI , 48103
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    2.3  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Ann Arbor
    Daycroft Montessori Elementary School
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    1095 N Zeeb Road
    Ann Arbor , MI , 48103
    Montessori School
    3.1  mi  |  126  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Ann Arbor
    The Discovery Center Of Ann Arbor
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    775 S Maple Road
    Ann Arbor , MI , 48103
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    3.2  mi  |  202  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
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    Little Folks Corner
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    4850 Dexter Road
    Ann Arbor , MI , 48103
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    3.2  mi  |  95  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
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    Tutor Time Childcare Learning Center
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    Ann Arbor , MI , 48103
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