Datzyk Montessori School

The Datzyk School was founded over 50 years ago by Ruth N. Datzyk, a third generation trainee of Dr. Montessori.
Still in operation today, the Datzyk Montessori School is a Lehigh Valley legacy.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Year Founded1963
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students82 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Datzyk Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio41:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesThe year's tuition is divided into ten monthly payments. Payments are due on the first of each month.
Admissions DirectorLinda Turrisi

School Notes

  • The Datzyk Montessori School accepts students from the ages of 2 years through Grade 1. We offer Nursery, Pre-school, Kindergarten, and Grade 1. We are fully licensed and accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Academic Schools, and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. Datzyk Montessori School offers classes during the regular school year from September through June, as well as a 9-week summer program during June and July. The Datzyk Montessori School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities available to students at the school and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational and admissions policies.
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This is an amazing school you won't find anywhere else. The legacy of Mrs. Datzyk is carried on by her daughter who is a wonderful, caring person. She runs the school amazingly well. We wish we could stay forever. Our daughter has absolutely flourished there. We feel so fortunate to have been a part of this school's family.
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