Montessori Academy Of Lancaster

  • The Montessori Academy was founded in 1982. Our current school facility was built in 1998, with an addtional four classrooms and a library added in 2009.
  • Our school was designed specifically for Montessori classroom needs. We offer an authentic Montessori education with multi age level classrooms.
  • The Academy offers a nurturing and secure learning environment (in Manheim Township) on 10.5 acres of land.
  • We have student-tended gardens and a nature trail, and we are surrounded by farm life.
  • We also have two beautiful outdoor playground areas designed with safety in mind.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1982
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students246 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Montessori Academy Of Lancaster Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio31:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaren Rubenstein

School Notes

  • -The Montessori Academy was founded in 1982. -Built in 1998, with an addition in 2009. -The Academy offers a nurturing and secure environment (in Manheim Township) -10.5 acres of land. -Student-tended gardens and a nature trail. -Two playgrounds -Excellent student teacher ratio -Enrichments which include foreign languages, music, art, yoga, creative movement and cooking -Handicap accessible
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    (717) 285-2000
    4.1 NS-12
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    3.4 miles
    725 Hamilton Road
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    (717) 392-2916
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    458
  • Lancaster
    Grades: NS-12 | 326 students
    4.9 miles
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    Lancaster, PA 17601
    (717) 556-0711
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    326
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    Lancaster, PA 17603
    (717) 397-7655
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    Lancaster, PA 17602
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    6.6 PK-8
    15

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