Ancona School

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In a community of cultural and economic diversity, Ancona's progressive, social justice curriculum rooted in the Montessori tradition educations students to become creative problem solvers, confident risk takers, and life-long learners.
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In a community of cultural and economic diversity, Ancona's progressive, social justice curriculum rooted in the Montessori tradition educations students to become creative problem solvers, confident risk takers, and life-long learners.
  • The Ancona School is a Montessori-based, independent school educating children from the preprimary to 8th grade.
  • Ancona educates students to become creative problem solvers, confident risk takers and independent, lifelong learners.
  • Rooted in the Montessori tradition, our child-centered school stimulates the joy of learning and builds a strong academic foundation.
  • We inspire children to nourish their inner lives, find the power in their own voices and strive for justice and peace.
  • In a community of cultural and economic diversity, Ancona cultivates understanding, care and respect for others.
  • Our goal is to produce confident, motivated and self-directed lifelong learners.
  • We respect the innate curiosity of each child and encourage inquiry, exploration and creative expression.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students248 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
70%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeAncona School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1 / rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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