Childrens Own School

  • Children's Own School has been a Montessori preschool tradition since 1942. We provide a carefully planned, stimulating Montessori environment to help children develop within themselves the foundational habits, attitudes, skills and ideas which are essential for a life-time of creative thinking and learning. COS recognizes that each child has a unique nature and, with that, the capacity to become a successful learner.
  • We promote opportunities for independence, perseverance, and creativity. We guide children to self-directed learning and discovery. We emphasive kindness and graciousness in our classrooms.
  • COS believes that parents and teachers are partners working together for the benefit of each child.
  • Our primary goal is to provide each child with an excellent Montessori education using the principles established by Dr. Maria Montessori and sanctioned by the Association Montessori Internationale.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1942

Student Body

Total Students89 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Childrens Own School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • We served 89 children in 4 primary classrooms (2.5 - 6.0 years old) and 1 preprimary program (children as young as 18 months). All classrooms are staffed with a Montessori trained teacher and a classroom assistant. We offer half day, school day, and extended day enrollment options.

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