Amelia Island Montessori School

  • Amelia Island Montessori School (AIMS) is an independent school in Fernandina Beach, Florida, offering a private education true to the original Maria Montessori philosophy.
  • Founded in 1973, Amelia Island Montessori sits on a beautiful wooded campus within walking distance to the Atlantic Ocean.
  • We are the only school in Nassau County to be accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the prestigious Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS).
  • We welcome students from 18 months to 14 years of age.
  • It is a place where children love learning, and learn the skills that will prepare them for life.
  • It is a place where they can benefit from an individualized curriculum, small class sizes, caring faculty, and a method of education that has influenced innovators and thinkers for more than a century.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
AdvancED
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesDepends on program
Admissions DirectorDiane van Lanen

School Notes

  • Amelia Island Montessori School (AIMS) is an independent school in Fernandina Beach, Florida, offering a private education true to the original Maria Montessori philosophy. Founded in 1973, Amelia Island Montessori sits on a beautiful wooded campus within walking distance to the Atlantic Ocean.
  • We are the only school in Nassau County to be accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the prestigious Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS). We welcome students from 18 months to 14 years of age.
  • It is a place where children love learning, and learn the skills that will prepare them for life. It is a place where they can benefit from an individualized curriculum, small class sizes, caring faculty, and a method of education that has influenced innovators and thinkers for more than a century.

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  • Fernandina Beach
    Grades: PK-9 | 193 students
    4.2 miles
    96282 Brady Point Rd
    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
    (904) 321-2137
    4.2 PK-9
    193

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