Millhopper Montessori School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (352)375-6773
  • MMS serves preschool through middle school and is based on Montessori philosophy as well as other current and compatible methodologies.
  • The school offers a state-of-the-art (contemporary) educationally challenging learning environment.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1977

Student Body

Total Students220 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeMillhopper Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size25 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code listed in the Parent Handbook)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition amounts rage depending on the age of the child.
Admissions DirectorAmilda Clark
Admissions AssociateN/A

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, SoccerBasketballFlag Football,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Afternoon Academics, Beginning Cooking, Chess Club, Imaginative Movement, Sewing Studio, Vocal Ensemble

Club or Organization:
Spotlight Kids Drama Club, Spotlight Kids Junio

School Notes

  • MILLHOPPER MONTESSORI SCHOOL, LLC is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools, the Florida Kindergarten Council and is affiliated with the American Montessori Society. The school was founded in 1977. The Millhopper Montessori School enjoys a spacious facility for its extensive private educational program in Gainesville. The Millhopper Montessori School serves children ages two through 8th grade. True to its Montessori heritage, the staff fosters creative thinking and problem-solving through the use of manipulative and other educational tools. A diversified curriculum ensures all aspects of your child`s educational needs will be met. Our low student-teacher ratio, one-to-one and small group instruction, and complete Montessori curriculum enables children to have a self-paced individualized program. Hands-on materials enhance visual and kinesthetic learning, while independence and self-discipline develop through the classroom dynamics. Subject areas include practical life, math, geometry, botany, zoology, geology, astronomy, health sciences, art, drama, music, movement, Spanish, media, theatre, and seasonal activities. Christina Miller is the founder and director of Millhopper Montessori School. She is trained and certified by the Montessori Association of Florida (MAF) for pre-primary, American Montessori Society (AMS) in Elementary, holds a B.A. in elementary education and an M.A. in curriculum design. Her many pursuits include co-owner of Dynamic Didactic Developware, a software company that created "Mentors Mathematic" an innovative software and manipulative program used to teach younger children place value in the four mathematic operations.
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School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
Wonderful teachers in tune with each child's individual needs. Lots of art, music, speech/drama/debate & technology. Fabulous environment!
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