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 from 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's a place where children love learning - and learn the skills that will prepare them for life.
  • 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
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students137 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Amelia Island Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesDepends on program
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000

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 from 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's a place where children love learning - and learn the skills that will prepare them for life.
  • 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-8 | 151 students
    5.2 miles
    96282 Brady Point Rd
    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
    (904)321-2137
    5.2 PK-8
    151

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