Greene Towne Montessori School

Greene Towne School is the oldest Montessori preschool and Kindergarten in Center City, Philadelphia.
Since 1966, Greene Towne has provided a superlative Montessori education for children aged 3 to 6.
In the fall of 2002 we added a Toddler Program, and now welcome children beginning at age 18-months.
We offer All-Day and a summer programs for 18-month to 6-year-olds.
Every aspect of Greene Towne stimulates creativity and learning.
Educational materials are designed specifically for a young child's mind and body, and the environments are colorful, bright and inviting.
Children are inspired, whether they are writing a short story with the moveable alphabet, taking pictures for a photography exhibit, or watering plants in our roof deck container garden.
Greene Towne Montessori School is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1966
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer fees vary according to child's age and schedule.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students168 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Greene Towne Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies according to the child's age and schedule.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions DirectorErika Goldberg

School Notes

  • Greene Towne Montessori School is the oldest Montessori preschool and Kindergarten in Center City, Philadelphia. Since 1966, Greene Towne has provided a superlative Montessori education for children aged 3 to 6. In the fall of 2002 the Toddler Program was established and now children beginning at age 18 months are welcome. The school offers afternoon care and a summer program for both toddlers and 3 to 6 year olds. Every aspect of Greene Towne Montessori stimulates creativity and learning. Educational materials are designed specifically for a young child's mind and body, and the environments are colorful, bright and inviting. Children are inspired, whether they are writing a short story with the moveable alphabet, taking pictures for a photography exhibit, or watering plants in our roof deck container garden. Greene Towne Montessori School is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.
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