Winhold Montessori Schools

17555 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33157-0331
Tel: (305)253-3225
Grades: NS-K | 50 students
Founded in the Palmetto Bay, Florida community in 1982, our Winhold Montessori school began with a student body of ten and a staff of one assistant and Mrs. Eleanor Winhold.
By 1985, the school had expanded to three classrooms at two locations, and in 1990, the three Children's Houses became centralized in one location at Old Cutler Road.
In 2002 WMS moved to its current location conveniently located at the entrance of the new Palmetto Bay Park. We are dedicated to the principles of a true Montessori education which means that our school's environment is prepared and adapted in order to link the child to it through well thought out lessons and to facilitate the child's exploration and creativity.
The method of Montessori is based on the recognition that children are all different and must be treated individually; that children absorb knowledge best when the impulse to learn comes from their own mind; that children should eagerly desire to work at a project, thereby teaching themselves.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Winhold Montessori Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact the school for tuition information.

School Notes

  • Founded in the Palmetto Bay, Florida community in 1982, our Winhold Montessori school began with a student body of ten and a staff of one assistant and Mrs. Eleanor Winhold. By 1985, the school had expanded to three classrooms at two locations, and in 1990, the three Children's Houses became centralized in one location at Old Cutler Road.  We are dedicated to the principles of a true Montessori education which means that our school's environment is prepared and adapted in order to link the child to it through well thought out lessons and to facilitate the child's exploration and creativity. The method of Montessori is based on the recognition that children are all different and must be treated individually; that children absorb knowledge best when the impulse to learn comes from their own mind; that children should eagerly desire to work at a project, thereby teaching themselves.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Palmetto Bay Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perrine Sda Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Perrine Sda Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Miami
    Perrine Sda Elementary School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-8 | 34 students
    0.1 miles
    9750 E Datura St
    Miami, FL 33157
    (786)228-9549
    0.1PK-8
    34
  • Miami
    Madelin Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-PK | 30 students
    0.6 miles
    18443 South Dixie Highway
    Miami, FL 33157
    (305)232-7634
    0.6NS-PK
    30
  • Cutler Bay
    Grades: PK-8 | 406 students
    0.6 miles
    18455 Franjo Rd
    Cutler Bay, FL 33157
    (305)235-5442
    0.6PK-8
    406
  • Homestead
    Grades: K-8 | 94 students
    0.8 miles
    19350 Belview Drive
    Homestead, FL 33157
    (305)278-9555
    0.8K-8
    94
  • Miami
    Palmetto Bay Academy
    Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 34 students
    0.8 miles
    16637 S Dixie Hwy
    Miami, FL 33157
    (786)293-5353
    0.86-12
    34

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