Jonathan Montessori School
5.00 (5 reviews)
Tel: (952) 448-5232
We provide an authentic Montessori learning experience that guides children on a self-motivated journey that encourages exploration, independence, and community.
Children develop a unique sense of self-confidence by using hands-on materials and collaborating with their peers and Guides.
We aim to develop within the child the values of self-respect, responsibility, self-discipline, and a lifelong love of learning.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||All|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||Summer program rates are dependent upon the duration of the day, and the number of weeks your family registers for.|
|Total Students||56 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||12 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||20 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Children should wear clothes comfortable for learning and exploration.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition is dependent upon the duration of your child's day at Jonathan Montessori School|
|Admissions Director||Nick Jacobs|
JMS is proud to hold a strong authentic Montessori educational philosophy that recognizes that children's physical, social, emotional and intellectual development are all interrelated. In the Jonathan Montessori environments the children are allowed to respond to their natural drive to learn, allowing the teacher to guide each child's own pace and rhythm and to give them personalized guidance where needed. Each child is respected as a unique personality and as an important, responsible member of a community.Young children take in a tremendous amount of information from their environment with what Dr. Maria Montessori called "the absorbent mind." The programs at JMS provide enriching hands-on learning experiences with specially formulated Montessori materials for:
- Sensorial Exploration
- Practical Life
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Chaska Grades: PK-8 | 156 students
300 E 4th St
Chaska, MN 55318
(952) 448-2526 2.3 PK-8
- Chaska Grades: PK-K | 110 students
1485 White Oak Dr
Chaska, MN 55318
(952) 368-4456 1.1 PK-K
Jonathan Montessori School is amazing. Our son started going there this year and has really come out of his shell. He's engaging with other kids in a way he had never done before and is challenging himself in the classroom. He loves school, has a group of good friends that he looks forward to seeing every day, and we are so excited to send our other child there when she is ready. I cannot recommend JMS enough; kind and attentive staff, beautiful classrooms, and amazing outdoor spaces.
- Posted by Parent - Current Parent
This is a wonderful school, in a beautiful park setting and attentive and caring teachers! We could not be happier to have found this school!
- Posted by Parent - Angelika
I am so beyond thrilled with Jonathan. It is a loving, comfortable environment where they strive to work with each child to their strengths. My daughter has flourished there!
- Posted by Parent - Sara
Our son Henry has been a student at JMS for a year now. Part of the Montessori philosophy is that the older students mentor the younger students. It has been amazing to watch Henry's confidence grow, as he demonstrates when helping his younger friends and family and interacting with new people he meets. The environment at JMS is an extension of the values we teach Henry at home, so we know he is in good hands with the staff. Social graces, intellectual curiosity, independence, friendship...the foundation of life skills that your child will learn at JMS.
- Posted by Parent - eric.
Compared to many "Montessori" preschools in the area, Jonathan Montessori is worlds above the rest; it is a traditional Montessori program. The teachers & staff at the school are highly educated and treat my child as their own. The price of the full day program is less than other private preschools in the area and well worth every penny & more! I suggest you go take a tour! You & your child will fall in love instantly!
- Posted by Parent - habit
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