Lakes Area Montessori Center

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Lakes Area Montessori Center
  • Lakes Area Montessori Center was founded in 1979 and is situated in beautiful Commerce Township on 2 acres of land which backs into a natural pond in the back.
  • The school building received the Commerce Township Beautification Award in 2003.
  • The school was also awarded Congressional Recognition Certificate by U.S. Congress and a Certificate of Special Tribute by the State.
  • The school philosophy is based on a strong commitment to principles of respect, integrity, academic excellence and peace education.
  • The program is staffed by experienced Montessori teachers, certified by American Montessori Society with support staff members that combine qualities of competence, warmth and experience.
  • Each classroom is a beautiful, orderly and rich environment where children are encouraged to work with challenging Montessori materials in the areas of Practical Life, Science, Spanish, Music etc.
  • The outdoor play area has gardening plots as well as equipment for young children.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded1979
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Lakes Area Montessori Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Navy blue pants/jumpers & Blue shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesIt depends on the program selected. Please call the office for further details.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSuha Zablock
Admissions AssociateColleen Listh

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Robotics

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance, Gymnastics, Karate, Yoga

School Notes

  • Lakes Area Montessori Center was founded in 1979 and is situated in beautiful Commerce Township on 2 acres of land which backs into a natural pond in the back. The school building received the Commerce Township Beautification Award in 2003. The school was also awarded Congressional Recognition Certificate by U.S. Congress and a Certificate of Special Tribute by the State. The school philosophy is based on a strong commitment to principles of respect, integrity, academic excellence and peace education. The program is staffed by experienced Montessori teachers, certified by American Montessori Society with support staff members that combine qualities of competence, warmth and experience. Each classroom is a beautiful, orderly and rich environment where children are encouraged to work with challenging Montessori materials in the areas of Practical Life, Science, Music etc. The outdoor play area has gardening plots as well as equipment for young children. Also offers extra classes in Tae Kwon Do, Gymnastics, Dance and Yoga.
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School Reviews

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Lakes has amazing staff who are very professional, friendly, and caring. My child loved going to school everyday and learned so much. The class environment is calming, yet productive and children are seen working and learning every day. We love being part of the Lakes Area Montessori Family.
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