Montessori Academy Of Chambersburg

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The toddler and primary programs at Montessori Academy prepare the child for life, not just first grade.
The students are given a strong basis in their most formative years for developing habits, skills, and positive attitudes that will stay with them throughout their lives.
Children develop independence, initiative, perseverance, curiosity, creativity, and an enthusiasm for learning. The toddler program is designed to be the first away from home experience for most children and is designed for 18 month -3 year old children who are not yet toilet-trained.
Students in the primary program are divided into multi-age classrooms consisting of 3, 4, and 5 year old students.
The emphasis is on the process of learning. Through the use of carefully prepared materials and activties, children grow in personal independence, concentration, self-discipline, and self-seteem.
Activities include skills in reading, writing, language expression, mathematics, geography, nature studies, science, practical living skills, art, music, creative movement, and Spanish.Older students are divided into multi-ages classrooms which include Lower Elementary (grades 1-3), Upper Elementary (grades 4-6), Middle School (grades 7-8) and High School (grades 9-12).
The curriculum at Montessori Academy is designed to meet the needs of students who are prepaing for a secondary/college education but is flexible enough to meet the needs of students with other goals.
The student to faculty ratio is approximately 10 to 1.Toddler program (ages 18 months through 3 yr) Primary program (ages 3-6 years) Elementary program (grades 1-6) Middle School program (grades 7-8) High School program (grades 9-12).

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-11
  • Students: 142 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 21 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-11
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students
142 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Montessori Academy Of Chambersburg Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Jan. 21 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid is available to families who qualify. Over 30% of families receive financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
32%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports

School Reviews

5  
My son has had an enriching experience over the past 5 years that he has attended. His teachers were wonderful and really caring. The Montessori education he gets not only nurtures his intellectual growth but it has bolstered his social growth. I really think he is being equipped with the necessary tools for success tomorrow.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-11
  • Students: 142 students
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 21 / rolling

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The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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