Highlawn Montessori School has continuously provided an authentic Montessori environment since its founding in 1963.
Its Children's House offers pre-school and kindergarten classes to children ages three through six, and the elementary program teaches children in first through sixth grade.
The Friends of Montessori Association, a not-for-profit organization, owns and operates the school.
The philosophical foundation of the Montessori approach is based on the premise that education should cultivate the child's natural desire to learn.
In the Montessori classroom this objective is met by allowing the child the freedom to experience the excitement of learning by providing choices.
Respect for the child's personality and his ability to create himself is the basis for all our interactions in the classroom.
This Montessori concept is a proven superior method to traditional education.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 175 students
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1963
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
175 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Highlawn Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Highlawn Montessori School has continuously provided an authentic Montessori environment since its founding in 1963. Its Children's House offers pre-school and kindergarten classes to children ages three through six, and the elementary program teaches children in first through sixth grade. The Friends of Montessori Association, a not-for-profit organization, owns and operates the school. The philosophical foundation of the Montessori approach is based on the premise that education should cultivate the child's natural desire to learn. In the Montessori classroom this objective is met by allowing the child the freedom to experience the excitement of learning by providing choices. Respect for the child's personality and his ability to create himself is the basis for all our interactions in the classroom. This Montessori concept is a proven superior method to traditional education.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 175 students
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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